| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:00 AM
This week's news of shopping, beauty and fashion in Los Angeles and environs includes some openings, some events and a trunk show that may make you want to take a trip.
Vintage purveyor Stash has opened a pop-up at Das Shop, 1930 Lincoln...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Apparently the California salmon has dodged the drought bullet for another year: The annual forecast for the fishery predicts that the population this year will be slightly bigger than last.
The initial results of the 2015 National Marine Fisheries...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Larry Siegel is betting that his Grand Bazaar Shops, set to open Thursday in Las Vegas, will be winners, despite myriad other shopping venues on the Strip and beyond.
The new shopping, retail and entertainment district, at Las Vegas Boulevard and...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 8:11 AM
Fruit expert David Karp loves to tell the story about a homeowner who was shocked several years ago to discover that she had a blood orange tree in her backyard. She called the cops because she was sure someone was trying to poison her.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 1:31 PM
Have farmers markets become too plentiful for their own good? That’s a question farmers and market managers have been asking for several years. And now there’s evidence that suggests it may be so.
A new study by the Department of Agriculture...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Washington has salmon, Maryland has blue crabs, Minnesota has wild rice and California has Meyer lemons. With proper respect to those other states, sorry — but we win.
Though we may think of the Meyer as having been discovered by the Chez...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Slowly we’re starting to learn to appreciate vegetables my mom might have described as having “nice personalities.” You know, the ones that might not look like much, but that are really great once you get to know them.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:00 AM
If you're cleaning out your closet and wondering what to do with gently used formal attire, South Bay Galleria and Working Wardrobes' Designing Women South Bay guild have a solution.
Donate those gowns, shoes, purses, accessories, tuxes, cumberbunds and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:01 PM
Need to rev up for the New Year?
Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson (Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez and Nicole Richie are clients) is taking her workout regimen to the masses with a special dual-location event at Westfield Topanga and Westfield...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
If I had to predict the next produce item to become a big crossover hit, it would be root vegetables. It’s a no-brainer really: They’re sweet but not in a simple way. They’re earthy, but not off-puttingly so. And they’re...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:56 PM
What was the best cookbook of 2014? List after list has been generated on that subject. But Eat Your Books, the website that allows you to catalog the recipes in your cookbook collection, might have the last word. And it says it’s Yotam Ottolenghi&...