Tickets are on sale for Outstanding in the Field's 2013 Tour. As is usually the case, the dates include a preponderance of stops at West Coast farms. In case you don't know much about this travelin' pop-up party, let us illuminate the vibe.
A 60-year-old bus zips around to farms all over the coun ... More >>
Quince, a tart Asian cousin to apples and pears, is a fruit almost like Michelangelo's women -- knobby, with large, nearly muscular curves and sloping, feminine hills that cast interesting shadows across its gravid belly. A natural web of knitted cellulose gives quince its shape as well as its ined ... More >>
A. Scattergoodmini pumpkins from McGrath Family Farm
It's October at Los Angeles farmers markets, which means crates of Kabocha and other squash and pumpkins -- Halloween being almost here -- and an increasing number of apples, including some pretty stunning heirloom varieties. Look for persi ... More >>
Los Angeles TimesGeorge Ramos.The Los Angeles City Council adjourned today in memory of late, great Los Angeles Times staffer George Ramos.
The journalist was found dead at his home over the weekend in Morro Bay after co-workers at CalCoastNews called authorities because they hadn't heard fr ... More >>
We've written about how some juries have been reluctant to help put pot shop owners who have been prosecuted for selling marijuana behind bars. It appears one man wasn't so lucky. Forty-seven-year-old Charles Lynch was convicted on federal charges of cultivating and selling weed, and Thursday ... More >>
Judge Wu.In sentencing a California pot shop owner to a year behind bars on federal charges of cultivating and selling marijuana, a U.S. district court judge based in Los Angeles suggested that the federal government change marijuana's outlaw status.
Judge George H. Wu was very sympathetic t ... More >>