Switching to Sabbath mode A feature called "Sabbath mode" is increasingly being embedded in ovens, stoves and refrigerators to disable the automatic displays that get in the way of the Sabbath prohibition on using electricity.
Pull open a chair Once considered the ugly duckling for latecomers and unexpected guests, the folding chair is starting to get some style.
Playing with fire Fusing a disconnected community of artists, there will be an evening of glass blowing demonstrations on Saturday in Santa Ana.
Our kind of summer reading Forget beach books. Sit down with a stack of seed catalogs and dream of your harvest this fall and winter.
Man of the house A visit to the high-rent district of Dodger stadium... a guy could get used to this.