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  • Little Tokyo residents resent mental health facilty

    Little Tokyo residents resent mental health facilty
    When Little Tokyo Lofts opened in downtown a few years ago, they were billed as the antidote to suburban living. Press materials lured buyers to the former Westinghouse industrial building by promising luxury lofts in an about-to-be-gentrified "vibrant...
  • L.A. neighborhoods, you're on the map

    L.A. neighborhoods, you're on the map
    Nevermind where we're going. Question is: Where are we now? "We're in Woodland Hills," said Anthony Tholberg as he stood outside his home late last week and mulled over that question. Tholberg, 23, grew up in the mid-century modern house in the 19800...
  • The gang's all here

    The gang's all here
    When my wife and I and our two small children moved late last year to Glassell Park, a neighborhood in northeast Los Angeles, we were following a predictable gentrification script. The nearby enclaves of Eagle Rock and Mount Washington were slightly out...
  • Obama memorabilia displayed in homes

    Obama memorabilia displayed in homes
    Valata Jenkins-Monroe contributed to Barack Obama's campaign and made a few phone calls on his behalf, but she doesn't consider herself a fanatic, not even with Obama posters, T-shirts, buttons, mugs, coasters and vases in her home -- along with a photo...
  • Dorothy Gaspar's glove designs pack star power

    Dorothy Gaspar's glove designs pack star power
    Dorothy Gaspar does not make gloves for meek women. Her long, sinuous leather creations -- imagine Louboutin stilettos for your hands -- are better suited for martini-swilling minxes who smirk through apologies. Same goes for the chic two-tone driving...
  • Chickens as pets: City living with a farm feel

    Chickens as pets: City living with a farm feel
    Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne started keeping chickens in their Echo Park backyard a little more than a year ago. The two are co-authors of "The Urban Homestead," a handbook for city dwellers who want to live off the land as much as possible, and the...
  • Food lovers' Christmas wish list

    When I was a kid we didn't have a lot at Christmas, but we always had the Wish Book, a.k.a. the Sears Christmas catalog. Don't get me wrong, we weren't Waltons poor by any means -- no tangerines and balls of string under our trees -- but in the mid-...
  • Popular location hidden away

    Nestled along the outskirts of a woodsy park and a large lake are streets lined with charming homes that form a group of small neighborhoods collectively known as Lake Roland. The community backs to Robert E. Lee Memorial Park and is named for the lake,...
  • Top 10 Happy Hours for 35-and-overs

     
    In spite of a few jokes about walkers and such that you had to expect, there was a good discussion under my earlier post about what 35-and-overs want in a happy hour. One of the main things, after meeting other......
  • Top 10 affordable steak dinners

     
    I changed the name of this Top 10 from 'inexpensive' to 'affordable' because while some of the suggestions on my list aren't cheap, I consider them bargains. I did try to keep prices for a steak dinner around $25 or......
  • Celebrating the Day of the Dead

     
    I don't remember any interest in Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations around here before this year, but because the National Honey Board sent me a recipe and good art and I got an e-mail from a......