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Arcadia

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  • In Arcadia's Highlands, rustic charm is no accident

    Through attention to planning that was evident right from the neighborhood's origins in the 1950s and '60s, the Highlands of Arcadia manages to stay in harmony with its attractive natural setting in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The basics...
  • Step right in ...

    Chalk it up to climate or to pride of ownership, but Southern California has exceptionally vibrant home, garden and architecture tours. At movie palaces in downtown Los Angeles as well as wildflower patches in our farthest-flung suburbs, doors and gates...
  • Monrovia is rooted in nature and in family

    Monrovia is a mix of muckraker and Mayberry. It was once home to exposť-writing Upton Sinclair. Today, older neighborhoods of moderately priced homes on tree-lined streets attract families. Called the "Gem City of the Foothills," it is bounded by the...
  • This season's 'it' tree

    E.H. Wilson, renowned plant hunter of the early 1900s, said Southern California grew a greater variety of plants than any other place in the United States, but even so, our region "possessed but one-half of one percent of the number it might have."...
  • Where roots run deep

    If the wealth of a city can be measured by its urban forest, then Los Angeles is rich with countless arboreal gems. One treasure lies just north of downtown, unnoticed by thousands who pass by it each day on their way to work or a Dodgers game: the...
  • Give rock a role using stone in landscaping

    Every garden must have stone, be it a solitary rock, a ribbon of gravel, a pod of boulders or a massive wall or waterfall. Stone, while rigid, is transformed by daylight and dew. Stone flatters all plants, and few things are better to climb on or sit on,...