Pumas in our Midst

I was wandering around the LA Times Festival of Books last weekend (which was terrific, by the way, and much more fun than I remember from years past), and came across a fabulous booth dedicated to the mountain lions of …

5.1.17

LA Blasts Off: Journey to Space at the California Science Center

The California Science Center is hosting the travelling exhibition and 3-D film Journey to Space, which explore what it is like to live and work in space today, and what the future of space exploration holds. Since a visit to the Science Center also offers the opportunity to stand before the mighty Space Shuttle Endeavor, the museum is presently offering a high-impact trio of experiences for space enthusiasts, including several moments along the way where the local SoCal connection is noted.
11.3.15

Grandes Maestros and 3 Shops for Global Artisinal Giving

Grandes Maestros at the Natural History Museum features work from the best craftspeople in the world — and will inspire your holiday shopping.

To find sources for unique handmade gifts from around the globe, read on. It is nice to

11.14.14

How to Visit The Wallis in Beverly Hills

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My family loves to go to the Beverly Hills Library and the Sunday Farmer’s Market on Civic Center Dr., and we have enjoyed watching the ongoing construction of a new, contemporary building between Crescent Drive and Canon Drive. My three …

10.14.14

Beach City Heaven: Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo Beaches

The three Beach Cities in the South Bay are bustling, unpretentious havens of ocean adoration. Locals seem to have drifted into town for love of the sea and have stayed on for decades, abiding by it’s rhythms and managing their …

7.23.14

Which Malibu Beach Is for You?

Santa Monica and Venice tend to be the go-to beach destination for West L.A.-ers. But, we drove north on PHC to explore the diverse offerings of Malibu’s many beaches and discovered endlessly diverse and spectacular options. For one thing, the …

7.18.14

Malibu Farm Pier Cafe Sets the Table for Summer!

How Do You Know It’s Summertime in LA? You have time to drive up the coast for a perfect outdoor lunch!

Before the crush of the summer season makes a midday trip to Malibu seem like insanity, treat yourself to …

6.16.14

The Music Center: Top 10 Things to See and Do

1. Walt Disney Concert Hall 

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The Music Center is a huge part of what makes Downtown LA a world class cultural hub. Several gorgeous buildings, taking up more than a few city blocks, are the sites of numerous artistic performances …

4.3.14

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

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A remarkable community, exiled from Europe before and during and after Hitler’s reign, immigrated to Los Angeles and made lives for themselves. The Los Angeles Museum Of The Holocaust (LAMOTH) — hidden in Pan Pacific Park directly next to the …

4.3.14