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Tips on turf

1. Choose a warm-season turfgrass.

2. Water efficiently and adjust watering seasonally.

3. Use and maintain sprinklers properly.

4. Invest in a smart watering system.

5. Cut grass...

Cooking and eating sustainably: Six simple steps to get started

Cooking and eating sustainably: Six simple steps to get started

Cooking and eating more sustainably doesn't require that you rethink your entire life. Here are some simple things you can do to get started.

Shopping for sustainable food in the L.A. area

Shopping for sustainable food in the L.A. area

There's no way around it. In most cases, eating sustainably is probably going to be more expensive and less convenient than simply running down the...

Sustainable housing an evolving term for architects

Sustainable housing an evolving term for architects

Designing multiuse spaces and upcycling urban buildings for loft dwellings are among growing trends in the green movement.

Herman Miller brings back classic Eames chair in recyclable fiberglass

Herman Miller brings back classic Eames chair in recyclable fiberglass

The Eames molded fiberglass shell chair, which Herman Miller discontinued because of environmental concerns, is back in a sustainable version.

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Lawns: Best warm-season grasses for drought conditions

UC Riverside has been researching and developing drought-tolerant turfgrass for the Southern California climate since the 1950s. Today...

Recipe: Rosemary-crusted porterhouse steaks with red wine sauce

Recipe: Rosemary-crusted porterhouse steaks with red wine sauce

Rosemary-crusted porterhouse steaks with red wine sauce

Treats! magazine party at Club James

Treats! magazine party at Club James

Celebrating the seventh issue of Treats! magazine, party-goers were treated to a look at the unfinished, yet-to-be-opened Club James in...

COS pops up at Opening Ceremony L.A.

COS pops up at Opening Ceremony L.A.

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Duke says Duchess of Cambridge looks like a banana in Australia

Duke says Duchess of Cambridge looks like a banana in Australia

Even princes can be less than tactful. Prince William and the former Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Sydney,...

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Recipe: Sausage rolls

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Jimmy Choo celebrates in L.A. with Solange, Bastille

Jimmy Choo celebrates in L.A. with Solange, Bastille

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Jimmy Choo launches new shoe collection with glitzy party

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Gap to partner with Kate Spade, Jack Spade on kids collection

Gap to partner with Kate Spade, Jack Spade on kids collection

Is the world ready for kid-sized Kate Spade cardigans and jaunty Jack Spade jackets for Junior? 

Recipe: Chioggia beet salad with horseradish creme fraiche

Recipe: Chioggia beet salad with horseradish creme fraiche

Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus 1 hour standing time

Recipe: Lucques' grilled cheese sandwich

Recipe: Lucques' grilled cheese sandwich

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French luxury children's label Catimini opens in Beverly Hills

French luxury children's label Catimini opens in Beverly Hills

French luxury children's label Catimini plans to celebrate the...

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