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  • A family in a pickle on a Saturday in the kitchen

    A family in a pickle on a Saturday in the kitchen
    Our house is really more of a hutch than a house. In the overheated L.A. market, it probably wouldn't even fetch $1 million. Not exactly a showplace. But we do the best we can, my wife and I. We've decorated the house with children, some of whom have...
  • Plants to adorn a native garden

    A partial list of plants in the Shields-Tannen garden … Indian mallow, bigberry manzanita, skylark blueblossom, scarlet bugler, panamint beardtongue, salsa monkeyflower, pozo blue sage … in the Martin garden … Ray Hartman California...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities will be offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Trudy Marie Woomer sings country classics at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 22. Red Right Return performs at...
  • People: Kevin Wolyniec joined Rising Tide Car Wash as GM

    Nonprofit Joe Russoniello, a co-founder of Everywhere, a small business platform and consumer mobile application — and a co-founder and president and CEO of the Deerfield Beach-based marketing and branding firm Brand Tango — recently...
  • Modernizing her Ps and Qs: Calligrapher Molly Suber Thorpe

    A simple class on traditional italic calligraphy, which dates from the Italian Renaissance, ignited Molly Suber Thorpe's love of the handwritten letter. But she's moved on to a fresh, modern lettering style of her own that she admits makes some...
  • Local artisans turn yesterday's goods into home decor

    Local artisans turn yesterday's goods into home decor
    With shabby-chic design back in high demand, there’s no shortage of mass-produced decor disguised as antiques. But the genuine article — the old form reclaimed with a new function — is much harder to come by. With a nod to the...
  • They did things big — including the breakup

    They did things big — including the breakup
      Ignition Her name was Sharon. Wild, untamable and tempestuous, she really taught me things about loving and living. She was platinum-blond and shiny. Blunt. Happy and high-energy. A Mexican Irish girl, full of fire, with a singsong siren laugh...
  • Trees are undergoing stress in California's drought; water with care

    Trees are undergoing stress in California's drought; water with care
    While dutiful homeowners have been severely limiting — or ceasing — the watering of their lawns and gardens to comply with drought restrictions, one potential fallout is sometimes overlooked: the health of the residential tree canopy. In...
  • Wildlife part of the territory of L.A. life

    Wildlife part of the territory of L.A. life
    Why did the monocled cobra slink across the road? To give Los Angeles County animal control officers the slip, of course. It didn't work; the nomadic ophidian is now in residence at the San Diego Zoo. And while the hooded snake sighting and ensuing four-...
  • For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own

    For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own
    For twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, fixing up houses and selling them started when they were 17-year-olds in Canada. Now Drew (the real estate agent) and Jonathan (the licensed contractor) exercise their skills as the stars of "Property Brothers"...
  • Let tomatoes ripen indoors to avoid frost damage

    Let tomatoes ripen indoors to avoid frost damage
    According to the frost/freeze chart on the Home and Garden Information Center website, I'm thinking that if I cover my tomatoes with row cover or something during light freezes, I can have sun-ripened tomatoes into November. Will this work? Fortunately,...