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Best High Schools 2008

If you thought that picking a kindergarten was difficult, try choosing a high school. At least now you have a better sense of your child's talents and needs. The...

Mozza Goes Cali?

I had lunch at Pizzeria Mozza on Saturday for the first time in almost a year and was taken aback by one of the newer (as in, sometime in...

Drinking Games

Casting has begun for a new web-based reality series on LX.TV called On the Rocks: America’s Top Bartender. The Absolut-sponsored show (ugh…let’s hope the drinks aren’t all vodka based)...

Take the Sandwich and Run

I was all dressed up this Saturday night with no place to eat. Why? I’m blaming Woody. So my husband and I were fortunate enough to...

Incredible Edible Web II: Eat Drink or Die

Eat Drink or Die—the newest addition to the “or Die” online community that includes the popular comedy site Funny or Die—just launched last week, and already they've got videos and...

Morning(s) After: Slow Food Nation part 2

Here, as promised, is the continuation of my report on Slow Food Nation last weekend in San Francisco. The Taste Pavilions might have been hit and miss, but the other half of the...

Morning After: Slow Food Nation part 1

I spent my Labor Day weekend up in San Francisco, trying to see how exactly one passes the message of “good, clean, and fair” onto the city that practically...

Best High Schools 2008: The Story Behind the Stats

Illustration by Steven Burke  So how did we choose the best high schools on this honor roll? The Academic Performance Index (API) scores range from 200 to 1000 and are...

Death on Terminal Island

Over four years, 74 people have died while being held by immigration officials. Victoria Arellano was one

Finding Sanctuary

So this is what the faith of our fathers has come to.Through the lattice of chain-link, through a locked gate, my eyes wandered in, lingering a moment on the...