A popular, high-reward "starter hike" for families can be found just up the PCH at Solstice Canyon. The box canyon has a steeper, higher loop that more experienced hikers can add onto the adventure, with more of what Solstice is known for - waterfall elements and abandoned ruins of old homesteads.
Each year, it seems more and better events crop up at which you can celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day around town. With a long weekend on the docket, it's nice to have something to do that represents the spirit of the holiday.
The role of the artist in society is the topic of debate this week, thanks to Meryl Streep's Golden Globe speech, which was beloved by many, but criticized widely, too.This past weekend we were treated to stories about the creative geniuses behind two giants in the canon of children's storytelling: Margaret Wise Brown and Tyrus Wong.
Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera are, no doubt, artists about whom you have strong feelings. As two of the most prolific, iconic masters of the 20th Century, they need little introduction - adults will likely flock to LACMA's new show because it features famous but difficult-to-see canvases, and pits the two men's career trajectories against one another, revealing surprising parallels. But... how do you get kids to want to see this show?
It's 2017 - and if one of your New Year's Resolutions is to be more organized about your family's cultural consumption, we've got your back. Here is a list of what we think looks interesting this month, from movies and plays, to museum shows and books.
A spur-of-the-moment trip to the Central Coast can be yours with very little advance planning, and Oh - The Places You'll See! Folks come from all over the world to revel in the delights of our coastline, so it's time to pack the car and head north.