As I hump over the Sepulveda Pass each morning on my way from the South Bay to the Valley, I marvel at the instantaneous change in climate, as if some giant paw has flicked an electrical switch from “foggy” to “muggy.” The sun cuts through the gloom as if on […]
Hiking Topanga Canyon
The California State Park website claims Topanga is “considered the world’s largest wildland within the boundaries of a major city.” Once you’re inside the park, that boast is easy to believe.
Top Green Cleaners Already in Your Pantry
Save money and go green at the same time! Clean your house with these five natural products that you probably already have in your kitchen,
Yet Another Travel Meme
Come up with more questions of your own, because these are rather lame. Home Is: Los Angeles, CA (although I grew up on Long Island and lived throughout the Tri-State area before moving out West) The One Place I Haven’t Been But Want to Visit Before I Die: Only one? […]
Au Revoir, AOL CityGuide (aka AOL Local, Digitalcity, etc.)
We all could sense the ship taking on water even as early as last year. One by one, the employees departed, and their empty cubes (valued at about $10k a pop) remained ominously unfilled. Then last week, the iceberg hit. I broke the news to a colleague, who was on […]
I’ll Dive With Sharks — But Not With This Freak of Nature
The sunfish is proof that evolution doesn’t always improve upon itself — unless, of course, someone can prove that its ancestors were even uglier.