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LOCOS REDUX: The Lost LA Years

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 11.25.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Jack Kerouac said in On the Road that "Somebody tipped the American continent like a pinball machine and all the goofballs came rolling to LA in the southwest corner." And that seems pretty accurate. But what about those who were raised here? Are they the children of Kerouac's tilt, or something else entirely?

Skate for Cleaner Waves: Patagonia Invests in Recycled Skateboard Startup

Lauren Daley | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
Lauren Daley

With the motto "Skateboards for plastic-free oceans," and the slogan "Ride your Footprint," Bureo aims to reduce the amount of sea pollution by recycling discarded fishing nets -- which make up 10 percent of the world's ocean pollution -- into skateboard decks.

Finding the Creative Cool in Surf and Street

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Gordy Grundy

These days, there is little to distinguish between labels. Everyone is hawking the same wares and dry goods need an infusion of creative capital.