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  • England: Arts and Crafts in the Cotswolds

    England: Arts and Crafts in the Cotswolds
    I was recently invited to review a superb jazz festival in Cheltenham, about two hours west of London, in the Cotswolds. "You're going to the Cotswolds?" my friends gushed. "Yes," I said. " Hugh Masekela will be there. And Jack DeJohnette. Nigel...
  • Vance Bourjaily dies at 87; novelist, professor whose WWII experiences influenced early work

    Vance Bourjaily dies at 87; novelist, professor whose WWII experiences influenced early work
    Vance Bourjaily, a novelist and professor of writing who was part of the post- World War II generation of writers whose wartime experiences influenced their early work, has died. He was 87. Bourjaily, who was discovered by legendary editor Max Perkins,...
  • St. Paul's Cathedral dean quits in Occupy London standoff

    St. Paul's Cathedral dean quits in Occupy London standoff
    A senior clergyman resigned Monday over St. Paul's Cathedral's handling of anticapitalist protesters camped outside the church, the second cleric lost to an increasingly tense standoff involving God, mammon and their earthly representatives. Graeme...
  • Simon Pegg will always be a fanboy at heart

    Simon Pegg will always be a fanboy at heart
    Simon Pegg is as close as you can get to a real-life geek superhero; his special powers include a real affection for Comic-Con culture and stepping into that imaginary world. As a boy, Pegg was swept away by his geek loves: live theater and the...
  • Hallie Holtzman's Westwood garden bears fruit and flowers

    Hallie Holtzman's Westwood garden bears fruit and flowers
    THERE WAS a time when Hallie Holtzman could only imagine sitting at a window, sipping tea, spreading mulberry jam on toast and admiring the scent of sweet peas from the garden of her dreams. But here she is today, in the morning room of her two-story...
  • October: It's prime planting season, so get those annuals, vegetables and Mediterranean shrubs in the ground

    Fall usually doesn't arrive for gardeners until the middle of October at the earliest. And most residents can remember plenty of toasty Halloweens, thanks to hot Santa Ana winds. Less stress From mid-October to the end of January is our big planting...
  • The myth of nonpartisan U.S. attorneys

    When Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) introduced fired U.S. attorney David Iglesias at Tuesday's Judiciary Committee hearings, he noted that, among other attainments, Iglesias had served as the inspiration for the Navy lawyer played by Tom Cruise in "A Few...
  • The Advance Path Academy: learning that clicks

    The Advance Path Academy: learning that clicks
    Teachers call Kendle Malbrough "The Philosopher." The Locke High School senior embellishes the margins of his math papers with musings on the intersection of religion and science. Ordinary conversations lead him to flights of theory on all manner of...
  • PASSINGS

    Carl Pursell Mich. GOP congressman Carl Pursell, 76, a Michigan Republican who served in the House of Representatives from 1977 to 1993, died of heart disease Thursday at his home in Plymouth, Mich. Pursell represented Michigan's lower peninsula,...
  • History's got style in San Diego

    History's  got style in  San Diego
    The street names may sound like Olde England -- Marlborough, Canterbury -- but this San Diego neighborhood is more old California with an abundance of classic Spanish-style architecture. Its quiet, winding streets, beautiful homes and canyon views set...
  • Southern California deserts splashed with wildflowers

    Borrego Springs, Calif. Jeff Sewell's paintbrush chased the slanting light across a field of desert sunflowers. Gold. Ocher. Flecks of palest yellow. Then the sun sank behind the San Ysidro Mountains, and the only field left glowing was the one on...