Chris Erskine joins a group kayaking trip down a section of the Los Angeles River. Stop smirking.
It didn't take long for Jacyln Ferber to decide to buy a sun-drenched 1959 ranch house designed by Modernist architect Edward Fickett.
Many Californians appear to be taking up Gov. Jerry Brown's call for the removal of 50 million square feet of lawn energetically and enthusiastically. But all that energy may be misplaced: As homeowners and businesses seek out drought-tolerant, low-water plants at local nurseries and big-box garden...
Some interior designers have ambitions to scale up their retail presence. Jason Martin has been there, done that. Following extensive experience that's run the gamut of showroom sizes and settings, he's landed in a place that suits him just right.
There are some wood-only tables for sale at Furthur on Sunset Boulevard but not many — the specialty at this furniture store is mosaic tabletops.
The Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance was designed by the city of Los Angeles in 2005 as a way to increase density in urban areas, lower the price of single-family homes and boost homeownership.
As developer Casey Lynch leads a tour of the new 18-unit Blackbirds housing project in Echo Park, he stops in the central courtyard for a moment.
What with Grumpy Cat and therapy goats, $150 granite cat food bowls and $2,600 Gucci dog carriers, it's easy to think that a society that has dedicated pet bakeries, canine-only cable channels and a cat with more Twitter followers than the Dalai Lama has (forgive us) seriously gone to the dogs...