L.A. Confidential

Photo by Abe LevyEverywhere in the world a green light means “go.” That is, everywhere except Hollywood, where a green light means “Take a number, have a seat, the executives will see you shortly. After Eternity.”

Such temporal phenomena permeate every aspect of … Read on.

Mayo Family Winery

The Mayo Family Reserve Room is more than just another roadside attraction meant to net tourists traveling Highway 12 en route to the Plaza. Since April, it’s been a veritable appetizer to the wine country, offering a delectable tasting menu … Read on.

Darrell DeVore and the Gospel

Darrell DeVoreDarrell DeVore, musician, composer, experimental instrument-maker and progenitor of “Universal Music,” died of lung cancer July 9 surrounded by family and friends in his rural Petaluma music bungalow dubbed “Studio Um.”

Although his house was not far away, DeVore, 66, … Read on.