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Stacey Thorpe, a 30 year employee of See's Candies, in Glendale, California.

Life behind the See’s Candies counter

Stacey Thorpe, a 30 year employee of See's Candies, in Glendale, California.

November 24, 2021, 6:03am Food

LOS ANGELES — Stacey Thorpe can put together a custom 1-pound box of See’s Candies, gift-wrapped, in five minutes or less. She knows where every piece of candy sits behind the counter at her Glendale, Calif., store. Her speed and crisp corners, she boasts, have prompted many customers to ask… Read story

See's Candies in studio on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

Is See’s Candies the world’s best? It’s certainly the most memorable

See's Candies in studio on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

November 24, 2021, 6:02am Food

LOS ANGELES — For the past 40 years, my parents have exchanged the same presents on their wedding anniversary. In addition to the concert tickets, jewelry, tennis rackets, coffee mugs and fridge magnets, the list always includes See’s Candies. Read story

My grandmother's contribution to the Thanksgiving meal was always this cranberry gelatin salad with pineapple cream cheese dressing.

Cranberry ‘salad’ was Grandma’s best

My grandmother's contribution to the Thanksgiving meal was always this cranberry gelatin salad with pineapple cream cheese dressing.

November 24, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Our somewhat fundamentalist Sabbath-keeping church didn’t condone Christmas for various theological reasons, so Thanksgiving was our designated time to eat, drink and be merry. Preparing, sharing and enjoying special once-a-year dishes was the gift that we gave each other (or, more accurately, the… Read story

Turkey Bowl.

Turkey bowl perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers

Turkey Bowl.

November 24, 2021, 6:00am Food

What do you do with Thanksgiving leftovers or really anytime you have a lot of leftovers? This turkey bowl is an answer. You can use your leftover stuffing, turkey and vegetables or use whatever cooked meat or vegetables you have in your fridge. Use this recipe as a guide for… Read story

A recipe for chile verde tacos with turkey.

Salsa verde tacos salvage dry leftover turkey

A recipe for chile verde tacos with turkey.

November 24, 2021, 6:00am Food

Thanksgiving leftovers are an easy meal to put on repeat, but the turkey gets drier with each day. The key to salvaging it — other than sandwiches slathered with mayonnaise — is rehydrating it in a flavorful sauce that turns it into a completely different meal. Read story

FILE - Jon Batiste performs during the Global Citizen festival on Sept. 25, 2021 in New York. Batiste received 11 Grammy Award nominations, including ones for album of the year, record of the year, and best R&B album.

Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

FILE - Jon Batiste performs during the Global Citizen festival on Sept. 25, 2021 in New York. Batiste received 11 Grammy Award nominations, including ones for album of the year, record of the year, and best R&B album.

November 23, 2021, 9:25am Entertainment

Jon Batiste might be the Grammys biggest surprise: The multi-genre performer and recent Oscar winner made such an impression on voters that he scored the most nominations with 11 on Tuesday. Read story

Florida had already set a record for manatee deaths in 2021. The toll has now officially surpassed 1,000. (Douglas R.

Manatee deaths set grim milestone

Florida had already set a record for manatee deaths in 2021. The toll has now officially surpassed 1,000. (Douglas R.

November 23, 2021, 6:05am Life

TAMPA, Fla. — Since July, every weekly update from state wildlife officials has set a new record for the most manatee deaths counted in a single year. On Wednesday, Florida crossed an especially tragic threshold: more than 1,000 manatees dead. Read story

Lit by a red light, a rare forest elephant is photographed in Gabon's Pongara National Park forest, on March 11, 2020. Gabon holds about 95,000 African forest elephants, according to results of a survey by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the National Agency for National Parks of Gabon, using DNA extracted from dung. Previous estimates put the population at between 50,000 and 60,000 or about 60% of remaining African forest elephants.

Forest elephant tally encouraging

Lit by a red light, a rare forest elephant is photographed in Gabon's Pongara National Park forest, on March 11, 2020. Gabon holds about 95,000 African forest elephants, according to results of a survey by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the National Agency for National Parks of Gabon, using DNA extracted from dung. Previous estimates put the population at between 50,000 and 60,000 or about 60% of remaining African forest elephants.

November 23, 2021, 6:02am Life

PONGARA NATIONAL PARK, Gabon — Loss of habitat and poaching have made African forest elephants a critically endangered species. Yet the dense forests of sparsely populated Gabon in the Congo River Basin remain a “last stronghold” of the magnificent creatures, according to new research that concluded the population is much… Read story

A sign directs customers to the Burgerville restaurant on Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard.

Burgerville USA reopens 2 restaurants in Vancouver, Portland

A sign directs customers to the Burgerville restaurant on Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard.

November 22, 2021, 5:15pm Business

Burgerville USA on Monday reopened two of its restaurants, one in Vancouver Plaza and one in the St. Johns neighborhood in Portland, for drive-through service during an ongoing supply chain shortage. Read story

BTS accepts the award for favorite pop song for "Butter" at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Hitmakers BTS stamp their authority on American Music Awards

BTS accepts the award for favorite pop song for "Butter" at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

November 22, 2021, 8:49am Entertainment

NEW YORK — South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards and teamed up with Coldplay for a raucous “My Universe” and… Read story