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Control the Scroll: Managing Social Media and Mental Health – A Common Sense webinar

In my new role as a consultant, I organized a conversation for Common Sense titled “Control the Scroll: Managing Social Media and Mental Health” with two LA resources — influencer and athlete Victoria Garrick and Dr. Dolly Klock (of Adolessons

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Visiting NHM : Jane Goodall + Becoming Los Angeles

A traveling show about the life and work of Jane Goodall is currently on view at the Natural History Museum. Becoming Jane features items from Jane’s iconic career as a naturalist and offers lessons about how the next generations can …


2021 Holiday Giving from Women Owned Businesses

With so many considerations going into holiday gifting this year – supply chain issues notwithstanding – why not be intentional with your dollars and narrow down your choices by supporting Women Owned Businesses! Here are some of our favorites.


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For Architectural Enthusiasts

If you like exploring new neighborhoods and learning about the forward-looking design that is an elemental part of our city’s history, FORT:LA is for you. Friends of Residential Treasures (FORT: LA) has produced sixteen tours of specific architectual sites of …

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Kehinde Wiley (An LA Story) + Common Sense’s New Diversity Ratings

Kehinde Wiley’s and Amy Sherald’s Obama portraits (on view now at LACMA) feel fresh and culturally relevant at a time when most painting and media sorely under represents people of color. Kehinde Wiley’s story is a reminder of how keenly …

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Will Drive For Views: Exploring Griffith Park

I don’t know about you, but I tend to repeat my favorite hikes because they seem to have everything that I need: ease of parking, a steep enough grade for a good butt-kick, and a trail that is dog-friendly without …


North on the 101: Design + Garden Destinations in Four Towns

The Santa Barbara area is replete with chic, design-forward destinations. Satisfying visual stimulation (and retail therapy) is a just a short drive away and after spending some time exploring Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito, and Santa Barbara, I might have to spend …


What’s with Frank (Gehry) and the Fish?

Something fishy is afloat at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, but you have to act fast to catch it: Frank Gehry: Spinning Tales closes on Saturday (August 6), so try to grab a few moments and visit the gallery …


Get to Know: The Story of the LA River

This month, our Get to Know column offers an invitation to dive into the sea of projects that are underway to reclaim and revive the LA River. You may know the river as not really a river, but a concrete …