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  • Nouveau Home and Interior Design sale

    Nouveau Home and Interior Design sale
    Nouveau Home and Interior Design is celebrating its recent move from Belvedere Square to Mount Vernon with a "Back To The Heart of Bmore" promotion. During the sale, which ends March 31, certain furniture and art work is marked down between 20 to 60...
  • Strong pesticides will eliminate pests' predators, too

    Strong pesticides will eliminate pests' predators, too
    I have aphids on my sedum each spring and have tried everything and can't get rid of them. I've been fighting this problem for years. What can I do? Aphids are usually kept in check by their many enemies — predator insects such as lady beetles....
  • Verdugo Views: Helping a Sister City relationship flower

    Verdugo Views: Helping a Sister City relationship flower
    Back in the days when Carroll W. Parcher was editor and publisher of the Glendale News-Press, he wrote a column, “In My Opinion,” supporting local causes and expressing his thoughts on life in this city. In the mid-1960s, he devoted several...
  • Home and garden briefs for March 12: Plant geology, plantation tour and upcoming events

    Learn about the geology of plants Jerre Johnson, retired William and Mary professor of geology, will present a program about the geology of plants on Saturday, March 21 at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden. "Dr. Johnson will give a short review of the...
  • Home of the Day: Super-hip at Hollywood and Vine

    Home of the Day: Super-hip at Hollywood and Vine
    It’s hard to find a hipper location. This penthouse loft, with views of Hollywood, Griffith Park Observatory and the ocean, sits at the famed corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. Outside the front door are the W Hotel and the Pantages...
  • The new moody blues of home decor

     The new moody blues of home decor
    A longtime preppy and beach house standard, nautical navy blue has returned in a huge way, with interior designers splashing it on walls in New York dining rooms and Palm Springs decorator show house bathrooms. For those who'd rather forgo painting and...
  • At home and garden show, plant lovers cling to early signs of spring

    At home and garden show, plant lovers cling to early signs of spring
    For Annie Haun of Annapolis and her mother, Jackie Dutton of Phoenix, it has been a family ritual for years: drop everything one day on the first weekend of March, meet at the Timonium Fairgrounds for the Maryland Home and Garden Show, and snap up a few...
  • 1960s Silver Lake home retains aesthetic of architect Raul Garduno

    1960s Silver Lake home retains aesthetic of architect Raul Garduno
    In a moment of exasperation, Ileene Bernard told her husband, Herb: "If we don't get this house, it's the last house that I'm going to look at for us." Herb now jokes that he "should have seized that opportunity" to halt their yearlong challenge of house-...
  • A few thoughts, Mr. President, from a fed-up middle-class member

    Pardon my impertinence, Mr. President. But I have a few thoughts on the current state of the union. There is always, it seems, a veneer that stands between the way you presidents see things and the way we actually live. You live in a mansion. We don't....
  • Don't make these mistakes when transforming your water-wasting parkway

    Don't make these mistakes when transforming your water-wasting parkway
    Years of drought have made a mark on Southern California in many ways: We've got shorter showers, rising prices for produce and cocktail party rants over the madness of obscure water districts. You might not hear much chatter about parkways —...
  • Thornton Abell remodel in Palisades honors past, opens brighter future

    Is the legacy of a Case Study architect a burden or a blessing? For Brenda Spira, the renovation of her Thornton Abell-designed Pacific Palisades home was both, providing an attempt to honor the past and an opportunity for her to move forward. Spira...