Lopez: Shamed by Hollywood homeless catastrophe, she went to Italy for answers

Kerry Morrison had observed sufficient. She was not a clinician or policymaker, and she didn’t know what the answers have been. But she knew she was hunting at failure, and she knew...

Admissions scandal: Couple sentenced to 1 month in prison

A couple who split their time involving Manhattan and Colorado have been sentenced Tuesday to 1 month in prison every single for conspiring to repair their daughter’s college entrance exams, a scam...

Affordable meals on Hawaii Island for much less than $20

Hot stuff. That is the island of Hawaii, which is almost twice as big as the...

Californians fume over PG&E power outage: ‘A humongous inconvenience’

Millions of Californians could spend days without power as the state’s largest utility continues shutting off electricity in a desperate attempt to avoid wildfires sparked by windblown power lines.The first power cutoffs, affecting...

What’s brewing in Chinatown: a microguide to 4 special coffee bars

Chinatown right now is a neighborhood in flux, a spot of cultural collision with new power, new entrepreneurs, and cultures from about the globe. But its history goes back generations and there...

The abandoned farms behind the international coffee craze

“A lot of farms are becoming abandoned,” says Sonia Vásquez, an organic coffee grower on the slopes of San José in southwest Honduras. “A lot of folks are migrating — numerous can...

From comfy hammocks to coffee presses, retailers roll out luxury camping things

Tent? Verify. Sleeping bag? Verify. Rocking chair, air mattress and insulated coffee press?Really hard-charging backcountry adventurers may possibly scoff at the thought of lugging such luxuries. But for a lot of, obtaining...

L.A.’s homeless population shaken by fire attacks

Curled up in bed with his two cats nearby, Freddie was reading a paperback novel and drifting toward sleep late on a Sunday evening when somebody blew a hole in the side...

A roastery, coffee bar and restaurant all-in-1 opens in the Arts District

Verve agentVerve Coffee Roasters has opened Roastery Del Sur in the downtown Arts District. The two-story, Bavel-adjacent space involves a roastery, coffee bar, occasion space and restaurant from chef Mario Tolentino serving...

The Kona coffee you acquire from Costco and Walmart? It may be fake

Kona coffee, prized for what Mark Twain as soon as named “a richer flavor than any other,” grows on the cloud-wreathed western flanks of Hawaii’s Huge Island volcanoes.The distinctive red beans are...