This Thursday, I fly to the University of Houston in what will be the official end of my Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America tour. It's been a great ride that has taken me from the Bay Area to Texas about a million times, the South and virtually all other points, but while the tour en ... More >>
The Los Al High grad and Minnesota Vikings punter is prying open America's last closet: major-league sports
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do they love scratch-off Lotto tickets?
Wes BannisterWes Bannister, who'd been a Huntington Beach city councilman and mayor and ran unsuccessfully three times for state Insurance Commissioner, died last night after a lengthy illness. He was 73.Clockwork recalls Bannister as one of those Republicans not generally found in Orange County. ... More >>