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My Food Addictions

Fredrica Duke | Posted 10.04.2016 | Taste
Fredrica Duke

My food addictions are never easy for me--or for the people around me. It starts with that first taste. I bet it's a lot like the reaction a drug addict has to crack cocaine.

Homelessness on the Rise in LA and help on the Horizon

Maryam Zar | Posted 06.29.2016 | Los Angeles
Maryam Zar

Homelessness is many things. It is a symptom of poverty, substance dependency, mental health, sexual abuse, physical trauma, veteran discharge, dysfun...

Skateboarding's First Wave: Back to the '60s in Our 60s

Colleen Turner | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment
Colleen Turner

Looking back, it's hard to believe what we did on those boards as kids. What was exhilarating then now looks downright scary to me. We didn't realize at the time that we were being pioneers. We just loved skateboarding, and the more difficult the challenge, the more we liked it!

Fourth Of July Picnic Favorites: Rosemary Fried Chicken, Carrot Salad And Potato Salad

David Latt | Posted 08.31.2014 | Taste
David Latt

We contribute favorite picnic dishes to the pot luck.

Sunset Blvd: The Bus Not Taken

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

L.A. Times' Christopher Hawthorne continued his excellent series on L.A.'s boulevards with a piece on iconic Sunset Blvd. I was surprised that the critic didn't ride and record his observations from the painfully slow Metro # 2 bus.

The Orange Line Extension -- Another Reason to Leave Your Car at Home

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Unless you are transporting your horse from Chatsworth to the polo field at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, there is no reason not to ride the Orange Line.

Guess Which Oscar-Winning Actor Bought This Home

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.21.2012 | Los Angeles

Diane Keaton, the Celebrity Queen of Home Flipping, just bought herself a 7,255-square-foot Cape Cod-style house in Pacific Palisades that was listed ...

Maison Giraud -- Wonderful French Restaurant in Palisades!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Maison Giraud is a wonder! It's a smart, sophisticated, casually elegant restaurant with authentic, superb three-star quality food at affordable prices.

Fire! Call 911. Then Wait. Wait More.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.16.2011 | Los Angeles
Alan W. Silberberg

From tiny Ann Arbor, Michigan to LA, firefighters are under attack from the budget knife. This has already led to several fires that burned far longer and where people have been hurt or killed.

Santa Monica in Sunsets

Tamie Adaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya


World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

Rodney Punt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Rodney Punt

As might be expected from his theatrical background, Golub favors atmospheric, accessible music, apparent in an evocative new score receiving its world premiere

A Handful of Fools in Lakers' Jerseys Give LA a Bad Name

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Next year, the Lakers get a shot at tying Boston's record for most NBA title championships. When they do, I just hope that our fans comport themselves in a manner deserving of the victors and the city.

Vegan Truffles, Hot Cocoa, and their 19th Century Origins (PHOTOS)

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Claire Thomas

This vegan chocolates utilize the cocoa butter, the vegetable fat extracted from the cocoa beans and what makes white chocolate "chocolate," for that smooth ganache texture that cream usually provides.

PHOTOS: Funny Person Judd Apatow Sells Palisades Home For $6.5M

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Found via Real Estalker, Funny man Judd Apatow and wife Leslie Mann have listed their palatial Palisades property for $6.495M. The 5 bedroom, 5.5 bat...

Pia Zadora Lists Pacific Palisades Estate For $10 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Real Estalker, Broadway performer and actress Pia Zadora has recently listed her $10 million, 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom Pacific Palisades compound. T...