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  • The Dry Garden: A water-wise winner in West Adams

     
    The West Adams Heritage Assn. celebrates the preservation of historic houses, but earlier this month, a markedly modern installation in Jefferson Park shared its “best garden” prize. Look at the home of Marina Moevs and Steve Peckman, and itâ...
  • Wildly bountiful: Christopher Nyerges' treks through the great natural kitchen

     
    On an overcast Saturday morning, Christopher Nyerges, the head of Eagle Rock's School of Self-Reliance, gingerly skirts a feral clump of bright green weeds. “Always watch where you're stepping, 'cause you might be stepping on our lunch,” he says...
  • The Dry Garden: Go forth and boldly prune those sages

     
    Last spring, horticulturist Lili Singer remarked to me that one of the most touching mistakes she sees made by novice dry gardeners is timidity in pruning their sages. And so, in the summer edition of the Theodore Payne Foundation’s Poppy Print...
  • Boys' volleyball: Tuesday's Southern Section playoff scores

     
    SOUTHERN SECTION BOYS' TENNIS Quarterfinals, Tuesday DIVISION 1 Irvine University 13, Mira Costa 5 Harvard-Westlake 10, Peninsula 8 Corona del Mar 11, Palos Verdes 7 Santa Barbara 15, Woodbridge 3 DIVISION 2 Palm Desert at La Canada (ppd. to Wednesday)......
  • Hip-hop's oddest, best and most unexpected pairings, as chosen by Sage Francis

     
    Underground rapper Sage Francis closes his latest album, "Li(f)e," with a five-and-a-half minute orchestral memoir. "The Best of Times" is a warts-and-all, near-spoken-word take on growing older, told with self-deprecation, and laced with an almost...
  • The Dry Garden: At lawn-loving UCLA, a small yet seismic shift in the landscape

     
    Nobody ever said that doing the right thing was easy. Students in UCLA Extension’s landscape architecture and horticulture program now learn this before leaving with a certificate. “All of our advanced design classes used to be make-believe,â...
  • Top 10 Kindle e-books: all free

     
    If you want to pick up one of the bestselling books for the Kindle, you don't have to save your spare dollars or even your pennies -- the 10 top Kindle bestsellers are free. To find a bestselling Kindle e-book......
  • National monuments? Maybe they will be

    National monuments? Maybe they will be
    It's tough to visit California's Bodie Hills. Although many travelers turn off U.S. Highway 395 in the Eastern Sierra to see the well-known ghost town of the same name, far fewer venture into its rugged backdrop, which has no paved roads, no marked...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: SoulCycle's mix of cycling and upper-body workouts raises concerns

    In-Your-Face Fitness: SoulCycle's mix of cycling and upper-body workouts raises concerns
    I'm an outdoorsy type, and you won't get me on a stationary bike unless there are a few inches of snow on the ground. But I've pedaled my way through enough indoor-cycling classes to know that instructors need to be engaging and entertaining to keep you...
  • At Arizona's Miraval spa, visitor's first time is a charm

    At Arizona's Miraval spa, visitor's first time is a charm
    Elvis was not cooperating. I wanted to raise his back left leg and clean his hoof. Elvis wanted to be left alone. I pinched, prodded and pulled. Elvis remained as rigid as a carousel charger. "Do you rely on charming people?" asked Wyatt Webb, a beefy,...
  • Cocktails, amici?

    Cocktails, amici?
    Order a glass of wine in Italy and you never drink alone. A little something to eat always turns up on the bar or cafe table. In the past, what the waiter brought was usually bizarrely un-Italian, whether potato chips or peanuts, but on this trip it...