Temecula, California - A recipe that is ideal for any occasion, from weeknight meals to Sunday suppers to get-togethers with friends, can be hard to come by. Tuscan Brined Pork Chops with Salsa Verde is a near-perfect answer for all of these occasions.

Imperial, California (BPT) - Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or you don’t believe in Cupid at all, everyone celebrates Valentine’s Day in their own special way. From a fancy date or a girls’ night in, to a festive class party with the kids, there are activities, and treats, to suit every type of Valentine’s personality out there. Which one are you?

San Francisco, California - Looking for a one-of-a-kind Valentine's Day gift for that cockroach in your life?  The San Francisco Zoo has just the thing- for a donation you'll be able to name a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach after him or her.

Imperial, California - Possibly. Studies on the connection between bilingualism and a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease have had conflicting results.

Seattle, Washington - The New Year has brought any number of new challenges into our lives-including a law that requires the residents of Seattle to separate food waste for recycling, says the Association of Mature American Citizens.

Imperial, California - With housing prices at recent highs, it’s a great time to sell; and still-low interest rates also makes it a good time to buy a home.  Findings from a new, exclusive survey of more than 300 licensed residential real estate agents by the Consumer Reports National Research Center point to certain factors, such as smart pre-sale fix-ups and negotiable agent fees, that can financially benefit both sellers and buyers.