Stories for June 14, 2012
Facing a voting-rights lawsuit, the Escondido City Council will ask voters decide whether to implement district elections, which could help more Latinos get elected.
In COOKING WITH MASTER CHEFS, Julia Child visits sixteen nationally acclaimed master chefs in their own kitchens. In New Orleans, buoyant and light-hearted master chef Emeril Lagasse prepares shrimp étoufée and a colorful crab and crawfish boil. With his passion for New Orleans cooking, Emeril demonstrates the secrets to the best roux and how to mix Creole seasoning.
As the next California budget takes shape, legislative Republicans who aren’t involved in negotiations say the Democratic spending plan isn’t balanced. And they're boycotting budget hearings to protest what they call a lack of transparency.
Sales in expensive coastal regions pushed Southern California home prices to a 20-month high in May as low-priced foreclosed properties made up a smaller part of overall sales, a research firm said Wednesday.