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  • Clermont mayor will host Coffee and Conversation on Saturday

    Clermont mayor will host Coffee and Conversation on Saturday
    Clermont Mayor Gail Ash will host her second Coffee and Conversation with the Mayor on Saturday, April 18, at 10 a.m. at JeLi's Home Decor and Art Studio. That’s located at 795 W. Montrose St. Coffee and Conversation is intended as an informal...
  • Research and respect go into restoring a John Lautner guesthouse

    Research and respect go into restoring a John Lautner guesthouse
    Although most of us know about architect John Lautner through iconic works such as the circular Chemosphere house or the Silvertop estate, his first official commission in Los Angeles was a modest 600-square-foot guesthouse, a refuge that has the peaceful...
  • Home and garden briefs for April 16: Celebrate Earth Day at events across Hampton Roads

    Earth Day 2015 is Wednesday, April 22. Activities and events are scheduled throughout the weekend and next week to observe the day set aside to appreciate the planet and its natural resources. Hampton A free viewing of "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a...
  • How to plant an edible garden with seeds from store-bought items

    For anyone who has wondered if it's worthwhile to plant the cloves of store-bought garlic that are starting to sprout, the answer is a yes, but a qualified yes. In general, buying seeds or plants that were intended to be grown for a garden harvest is...
  • 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 —...
  • SAIC students team up with CB2 for space-saving home decor

    SAIC students team up with CB2 for space-saving home decor
    The shiny white finish of the kitchen table contrasts smartly with the soft gray weave of its chairs. The bedspread and rug employ subtle grid patterns that call back to each other. The bar in the corner is fully stocked for Friday night’s party....
  • How one L.A. couple ripped out the grass -- and created a drought-tolerant dreamscape

    How one L.A. couple ripped out the grass -- and created a drought-tolerant dreamscape
    Eight years ago, Kathy and Andrew Russell's frontyard was like many of the gardens in their Brentwood neighborhood — monopolized by grass. But after Kathy retired from UCLA Medical Center as a surgical nurse, she had the time to tear out the...
  • Marsala, Pantone's color of the year, has critics seeing red

    Marsala, Pantone's color of the year, has critics seeing red
    What to make of Marsala, the Pantone color of the year for 2015? In interior design circles, its reception has been ... mixed. "There's not really a color that I hate, but now I have an exception," says Los Angeles interior designer Kerry Joyce. "It's a...
  • New home appliances controlled by apps, sensors and the sun

    New home appliances controlled by apps, sensors and the sun
    From compact appliances to touchless toilets, today's home devices are designed for streamlined operations. And with homeowners spending more time than ever on their smartphones, designers are responding with apps that allow you to control such devices as...
  • Drought needn't mean that spring skips your garden

    Drought needn't mean that spring skips your garden
    For Southern California gardeners, March is a month of wistful promise. A little rain falls, and the possibilities for brilliant spring and summer planting — exploding colors, bountiful edibles — seem limitless. But you might want to stop...
  • 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-...