Perpetual motion machine Gordon Ramsay has taken a break from cooking in prisons and calling people "f*cking donkeys" on national television to work with children. MasterChef Junior, a new spinoff of Ramsay's Fox series MasterChef, features kids aged 8 to 13 who cook better than most adults, all com ... More >>
Think of it as a guidebook...In June, your humble narrator traveled from San Francisco to Los Angeles via public transportation. This journey, as explained in the ensuing cover story, was undertaken for the same reason George Mallory sought to climb Mount Everest: "Because it's there." Mallory's ... More >>
Dispensary moratorium: Latest political fad?One by one, across California, the lights are winking out.In city after city, town after town, patients who had dared hope they would at last have safe access to the medicine recommended by their physicians are having those hopes dashed by politic ... More >>
Local albums you may have missed. This week: computer-music master Chris Brown's Talking Drum.
Right-wingers cooked up the Gray Davis recall only to see it hijacked by a political moderate named Arnold
The good news: A major studio turned his book into a movie. The bad news: Hardly anyone will ever see it.
Millennium has folks lining up to bury the past