Stories for May 19, 2011
As one of the last days of summer winded down on the Southwest Porch in New York's Bryant Park, Vermont rockers Grace Potter & The Nocturnals sent the season out in style with a night of funk, rock, and soul. Along with stand-outs from their self-titled 2010 album such as "Paris (Ooh La La)," "Medicine," and of course, "Hot Summer Night," the band treated fans to a cover of the Jefferson Airplane classic "White Rabbit," in which Potter expertly channeled another Grace.
"Everyday Food" is cooking some favorite classics - the home runs of American cooking. Lucinda's delicious old-fashioned cheeseburgers are served with perfect baked onion rings on the side. John prepares individual chicken pot pies and crowns each with a flaky puff pastry crust. Sarah cooks a creamy pasta with peas that both kids and adults will find delicious. These home run recipes are simple and satisfying!
San Diego will have about $9 million more to work with in the coming budget year.
If you got a federal home-buying tax credit last year, it's gone now. And Los Angeles gets going with commuter rail with money from Measure R.