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  • L.A. Walks: Paramount Ranch offers a real hike in the faux Old West

    L.A. Walks: Paramount Ranch offers a real hike in the faux Old West
    A working movie ranch in Agoura Hills that since 1927 has been home to the Cisco Kid, Hopalong Cassidy and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Park Area is now a playground for hikers, bikers, equestrians and...
  • 'Anthology' author on Eames designs and who could play the couple

    'Anthology' author on Eames designs and who could play the couple
    Charles and Ray Eames "were as careful with their words as they were with their designs," says author and scholar Daniel Ostroff, whose latest book, "An Eames Anthology: Articles, Film Scripts, Interviews, Letters, Notes, and Speeches," is a compilation...
  • Beverlywood low-water redo brings carrots, conversation and cash too

    Beverlywood low-water redo brings carrots, conversation and cash too
    For Jeffrey and Linda Glaser, getting rid of their Beverlywood front lawn was a no-brainer. "When our daughter was little, we used our frontyard, but not anymore," said Jeffrey Glaser, an executive at 20th Century Fox Television. "We're in a drought....
  • Our advice columnist: 'No, kids, don't become writers'

    I remind my editor that I have almost 2,000 more Twitter followers than William Faulkner ever did and am equally ahead of Dickens and Shakespeare when it comes to Facebook. Posthumously, which is always the way most writers are ever appreciated, I hope...
  • John Hughes home is 2015 Lake Forest Showhouse

    John Hughes home is 2015 Lake Forest Showhouse
    Nearly 30 interior and seven landscape designers are hard at work, transforming the 11,000-square-foot home of late screenwriter, director and producer John Hughes, Jr. into a jaw-dropping display of their arts for the 2015 Lake Forest Showhouse &...
  • Perfect tones: The honest appeal of Florida colors

    Perfect tones: The honest appeal of Florida colors
    There’s a longtime misconception that all walls in Florida homes ought to be white. Nothing could be further from the truth, according to Lynn Goral, an interior designer with Baer’s Furniture, a family-owned group with 15 locations...
  • Gardens full of ideas on show in Mar Vista tour

    Mandatory water restrictions may be prompting gardeners to have second thoughts about their thirsty gardens and lawns, but for the homeowners in the Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase on April 25, water conservation is a way of life. Curious about drip...
  • Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense

    Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense
    Many high school seniors and their parents are in the throes of deciding which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it. The biggest question for those in the freshman applicant pool is where to enroll, not whether to go at all. Yet behind...
  • Williamsburg garden tour: Theme follows imaginary couple's love story

     Williamsburg garden tour: Theme follows imaginary couple's love story
    Day in, day out, Colonial Williamsburg tourists and residents can visit historic Bruton Parish Church to admire its reverent look and bask in its peaceful purpose. On Tuesday, visitors can see the 300-year-old church in a very different way: as the...
  • Daily Press Media Group wins 55 awards at annual newspaper convention

    Daily Press Media Group wins 55 awards at annual newspaper convention
    The Daily Press Media Group won 55 individual awards in the annual Virginia Press Association contest, as well as the three major staff honors and a best-in-show. The awards were handed out Saturday in Roanoke during the organization's annual...
  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design opens at Eliot House, a 1910 Tudor

    Pasadena Showcase House of Design opens at Eliot House, a 1910 Tudor
    The first thing visitors will notice upon entering the latest Pasadena Showcase House of Design is a historic fireplace framed by emerald green tile. The brilliant wall brightens the dark entryway in a distinctly modern way, yet the Grueby tile is...