Anne Colby

Writer

Anne Colby no longer works for the Los Angeles Times. Until August 2014, she was Home editor. She has written about home design, entertaining and other feature topics for the Los Angeles Times, Sunset, Los Angeles, Bon Appetit, House Beautiful specials and other publications. Prior to joining The Times, she was senior editor and articles editor for Knapp Communications’ Home magazine. She has written several books, including “Checklist for a Perfect Move.”

Recent Articles

  • Is your home earthquake-ready? How to prepare for the Big One

    Is your home earthquake-ready? How to prepare for the Big One

    It has been so long since Los Angeles suffered a major earthquake -- the magnitude 6.7 Northridge quake was 20 years ago in January -- that it's been easy to put disaster preparedness on a back burner. The 6.1 quake centered near Napa, Calif., in August 2014 followed a March wake-up call in Southern...

  • Catch a whiff of Ojai Valley Lavender Festival

    Catch a whiff of Ojai Valley Lavender Festival

    The scent of lavender will be in the air June 28 in downtown Ojai as the annual Ojai Valley Lavender Festival returns to Libbey Park. Vendors will be selling plants, soaps, lotions, art and jewelry. Music, food and speakers on aromatherapy, sustainable farming and field-to-fork eating are on the...

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