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Architecture Tour of Beverly Hills (plus West Hollywood)

Scott S. Smith | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Scott S. Smith

Tour buses take loads of visitors around Beverly Hills, a city synonymous with the lifestyles of the rich and famous, to gawk at mega-mansions where s...

Architecture Is Rising Star In Downtown L.A.

Scott S. Smith | Posted 03.28.2016 | Travel
Scott S. Smith

"Los Angeles has the most diverse architecture of any American city because people from all over the world came here and began tapping Hollywood's cre...

New Year's Tar Pits

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

The writing exercise taught me what I can do when I feel stuck in the metaphorical tar pits. When the quicksand threatens, I need to embrace those writing dreams -- to mold my experience into words that can rise above the muck.

Where To And Not To Take New York Friends When Visiting LA

Mike Metz | Posted 11.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Mike Metz

At this point I've dealt with enough Manhattanites to know where to and not to take them when they visit the Southland.

Five Ideas To Do With Out-of-Town Guests

Tim Mihalsky | Posted 07.22.2013 | Los Angeles
Tim Mihalsky

I recently had an out-of-state relative visit Los Angeles for two days, one night. Figuring out where exactly I should take her ended up being tougher than anticipated.

The London West Hollywood

Christine Eilvig | Posted 04.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Christine Eilvig

The hotel was a great mixture of LA's high vibration with glitter and glamour and low key British humor. Even the breakfast was reflecting that fine mix. 2013-02-06-HOLLYPULL.JPG

The New Year, Brought to You By the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

In the early part of the 20th century, Southern California was a land bathed in seemingly perpetual sunshine, scented by fields of orange blossoms as far as the eye could see. At least, that's what was marketed to the rest of the country.

Bring the Super Bowl Home

Austin Beutner | Posted 04.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Austin Beutner

I hope Indianapolis hosts a good game between the Giants and the Patriots. But I also hope the Super Bowl returns to L.A. for Super Bowl L in 2016.

Getting Los Angeles Back to Work

Austin Beutner | Posted 03.21.2012 | Los Angeles
Austin Beutner

With strong leadership we can and we will find a way for every Angeleno to realize the promise of a good education, good quality of life with safe neighborhoods and decent transportation, and good paying work to support a family.

PHOTO: Navy Hands Out Maps Telling Seamen To Avoid San Pedro

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles

Story has been updated to include the Navy's official response. San Pedro, California residents are seeing red over the redlined maps the Navy han...

Note To Visitors:'TOURISTS GO AWAY'

Hollywood, CA Patch | Tiffany Kelly | Email the Author | 1:00pm | Posted 08.14.2011 | Los Angeles

The war to keep tourists wishing to see the Hollywood Sign away from residential neighborhoods continues.  A note that read "Tourists Go Away" sho...