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3 Secret L.A. Shortcuts You Need to Know About (Because Google Maps Doesn't)

Paul Haddad | Posted 05.04.2015 | Los Angeles
Paul Haddad

I was waving my arms and jumping up and down like a game show contestant, shrieking "I'm right here!" into my cell phone. On the other end was a friend, driving up to my workplace to pick me up for lunch. He was a block away.

The Hidden Gems in Our Favorite City: The Sooky Goldman Nature Center

Cathy Weiss | Posted 03.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

Have you ever known someone who has that special spark that can help change her community? Sooky Goldman helped save the parklands of Franklin Canyon in Beverly Hills.

WATCH: How To Recreate 'The Andy Griffith Show' Opening Credits

Posted 07.09.2012 | Los Angeles

Even though Mayberry, N.C. is a fictional town, fans looking to pay homage to Andy Griffith and his eponymous show can still visit the next best place...

Saving Franklin Canyon: Zoning In on a Solution

John Mirisch | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

The public has a right to be protected from environmental impacts and to expect developers to follow zoning laws and codes.

PHOTOS: The Best Parks and Places To Play In Los Angeles

Los Angeles Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Magazine has just released their annual Best of LA list, and here's a sample of their picks for the best Parks & Play for 2010. Bring the ...

The Andy Griffith Threshold is Still Alive in America (video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

With a foot in old Hollywood, I'm always looking at the corners, streets, and buildings of Los Angeles but imagining how they appeared during Tinseltown's golden age. Rarely do I get lucky enough to find the past intact and accessible.