| Dec 2, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Is it sacrilege to love the chicken salad at a joint famous for its house-cured pastrami?
The Oinkster in Eagle Rock sells its pastrami and its home-cooked Carolina-style pulled pork by the pound, such is the clamor by carnivores. And its meaty...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Especially at this time of year, when relatives roll into town eager to live it up. It's fun to introduce them to L.A.'s ethnic dining scene, chase food trucks around town and stop in at the latest cutting-edge venues. But at some point, they may want...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:42 AM
On your right as you walk into Azeen’s Afghani Restaurant in Pasadena, a tapestry weaves a scene of Bushkazi, Afghanistan’s national sport, a sort of polo played with a decapitated goat carcass. On the wall on your left, a photograph shows...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Gusty Santa Ana winds that could produce hazardous driving conditions could continue in the Los Angeles area until Thursday.
Wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph in the Santa Monica, Ventura and Los Angeles mountains. In the San Fernando Valley, gusts...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Did Curiosity capture the galactic equivalent of the Zapruder film when it landed on Mars?
Seconds after the NASA robot's landing Sunday night, Curiosity managed to squeeze off a handful of fuzzy, black-and-white photographs. One, taken with a device...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:14 AM
The five broadcast television networks will be rolling out 23 new one-hour dramas for the upcoming season. That would normally be good business for Hollywood's hometown industry — with bookings for soundstages and plenty of work for the costumers,...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
A state audit released Thursday slammed the California Department of Transportation for mismanaging homes it owns along the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension corridor, losing millions in rental income in the process and overspending on repairs....
| Aug 18, 2012
| 4:46 PM
With its stylized olive-and-black façade and the silhouette of a lone woman in a wide hat standing in the midst of white lettering, Mama Hong's Vietnamese Kitchen stands out on Burbank's San Fernando Boulevard.
Inside, spare décor and clean lines...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Shakespeare, Molière, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:36 AM
A red-flag fire warning is in effect, but Southern California temperatures are expected to cool Wednesday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over Los Angeles and Ventura counties, according to the National Weather Service.
In the tri-city...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:34 PM
When “Freakonomics” came out in 2005, I figured it was a watershed moment in public discourse.
At last, I thought, someone with a big, loud platform was casting light on an all-too-common practice in which scientists and science journalists...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
A low-pressure system along the coast could bring rain to the Los Angeles area as early as Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said Friday.
“There’s also going to be a cold front with that,” said Scott Sukup, a meteorologist...