| Oct 17, 2014
| 12:21 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2014
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:02 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:13 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:24 PM
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.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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-...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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"...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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?