June 28, 2001 |
* The Oscar-and Emmy-nominated actor, who was in "X-Men" last year, appears in the film "crazy/beautiful," which opens Friday. Up and Away: We usually take off from the Santa Monica Airport and fly up to Harris Ranch in the San Joaquin Valley for a steak dinner, and then fly back. I fly up there with my friend Jeff Siegel; he's one of my best friends and the contractor on my house right now.
June 26, 1985 |
A loaded cattle truck struck the side of a farm labor van in western Fresno County about dawn Tuesday, killing three field hands and injuring nine others, authorities said. The van pulled out of a private driveway onto California 145 at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, as the truck approached from the nearby Harris Ranch feedlot between Coalinga and Five Points, the California Highway Patrol said. The truck hit the van part way through its turn, ripping the right rear of the van open, a witness said.
April 18, 1988
Weekend crashes of two small planes 100 miles apart cost six lives. Four people were killed when a single-engine Cessna 172 hit a rise between ponds in an area used by duck hunters near Los Banos and came apart, scattering wreckage and bodies over a wide area, Merced County fire officials said. About 100 miles to the south in Kern County, Civil Air Patrol authorities found the wreckage of a Cessna 210 carrying two people in rough terrain about 20 miles west of Gorman. There were no survivors.
December 31, 1992 |
DEAR SOS: By unanimous opinion, the Banana Split Pie at the Harris Ranch in Coalinga, Calif., is the best pie anyone in our family has ever eaten. Please try to get the recipe. --DOROTHY DEAR DOROTHY: The pie is quite a show. Here's the recipe.
February 3, 1994 |
If the objective of a club-goer is to meet Mr. or Ms. Right, Century City's hoity-toity nightclub Tripp's may hold some attraction. On Saturday nights in particular, the two-tier venue rounds up the singles crowd and begins packing 'em in like the Harris Ranch stockyards. In every other way, however, Tripp's stumbles, fumbles and falters, offering a thoroughly unmemorable night out. All that, after paying a $15-cover charge and $5 for parking.
October 1, 1992 |
DEAR SOS: We're dying to have the recipe for the oatmeal-raisin cookies we tasted at the Harris Ranch in Coalinga. --JUDY DEAR JUDY: You'll need to use pastry flour to get the proper texture. Most health food stores and some supermarkets carry it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 2001
I just returned from a two-week vacation driving around the U.S. The difference in prices of gasoline in various parts of the country surprised me, although given the current state of affairs with the Bush administration that gives business such sweeping control over the rest of us, it shouldn't have. When I left L.A., the average price for gas here was about $1.97. Less than 50 miles away, in Hesperia, it was $1.77. In Utah it was $1.44 a gallon, and in the rest of the U.S., $1.39 to $1.59 was the norm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1988
One of the largest collaborative law-enforcement operations in county history--including 180 officers from seven agencies--netted six suspects in a drug raid on a Potrero ranch early Monday morning. Officers from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, the San Diego and El Cajon police departments, California Highway Patrol, U.S. Border Patrol, U.S.
June 12, 1997 |
Bucolic Thousand Oaks is loaded with charm and beauty but, until recently, it's had relatively few interesting restaurants. Perhaps the success of 2087-An American Bistro can change that. This handsome spot is an airy space with dandelion yellow walls, a wooden floor, an open kitchen and a casually rustic ambience. It is across the street from another unproven experiment, the impressive Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Now the concept of dinner and a show has a completely new spin.