Chris Erskine joins a group kayaking trip down a section of the Los Angeles River. Stop smirking.
About an hour before the start of a spring storm, Dominique Salamone surveyed her three-quarter-acre Northridge yard and commenced an impromptu master class in suburban chicken raising.
As with most hobbies, livestock trends change. "Five years ago, potbellied pigs were a big fad," says Phil Carter, owner of Red Barn Feed & Saddlery in Tarzana. "People were paying $1,000 for them. But that craze is long gone."
The poor traditional Southern California lawn. Our flat green grass turfs have been beaten up and bullied with calls to replace them. But how many people know there are numerous drought-tolerant grass species well suited for the Southern California climate that still have the general look and feel...
"I don't really know how I want my dorm room to look ... but I know how I want it to feel," says rising high school senior and Dormify style advisor Chloe Gordon, contemplating her dream dorm more than a year in advance. "I want to feel at home, cozy, comfortable. Just because I'm away from home...
I'm not sure why exactly, but it's the towels that really send me over the edge.
Getting organized is Step 1 when it comes to moving into a dorm room, and most retailers catering to the college-bound crowd offer a variety of checklists.
College upperclassmen and online community members on the College Confidential website weigh in on what they wish someone had told them before heading to campus: