• By LA Times   -   Jul 20, 2019

    BALLROOM BURN: IT'S A 'JOYFUL' WORKOUT THAT BLASTS CALORIES

    Fun ways to keep it moving as we delve into summer.

  • By LA Times   -   Jul 20, 2019

    THE ICE AGE GIVES BIRTH TO A WINE AND ADVENTURE AGE IN WASHINGTON STATE

    The coulees, or deep ravines, were born of long-ago floods, which left soil that wine grapes love. Add a concert venue and spectacular...

    Wine, Adventure
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 20, 2019

    LAX'S GLOBAL ENTRY ENROLLMENT CENTER IS CLOSED BECAUSE STAFF IS AT THE BORDER

    The LAX center where applicants complete the application process probably will remain closed through September.

  • By LA Times   -   Jul 20, 2019

    SCOTLAND A FOODIE HAVEN? 'TIS TRUE. AND SO IS THIS: HAGGIS IS KIND OF GREAT

    You might think that eating your way through the land of lochs and Robert Burns might yield slim pickings. You'd be wrong about that...

  • By LA Times   -   Jul 20, 2019

    L.A. AFFAIRS: I THOUGHT I WAS ON A GREAT DATE. THEN I FOUND OUT WE'RE 'JUST FRIENDS'

    I was too afraid to tell him exactly what I wanted: I didn't want to be friends. I wanted more. I could have saved myself some time.

  • By LA Times   -   Jul 20, 2019

    WHERE TO FIND CALIFORNIA'S MOON TREES, GROWN FROM SEEDS TAKEN ABOARD AN APOLLO MISSION

    There are several redwoods in the state that have a lunar backstory

  • By LA Times   -   Jul 20, 2019

    AT COMIC-CON, HER UNIVERSE'S ASHLEY ECKSTEIN IS THE QUEEN OF GEEK COUTURE

    Ashley Eckstein, known for her voice acting role in "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," is the founder of fashion brand Her Universe for female...

    Brands, Star, Fashion
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    POSTCARDS FROM L.A.: THAT'S NOT A FLOWER VASE. THAT'S MY MARGARITA GLASS

    Shucked some sweet corn the other day, first of the season.

  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    FOUR HOURS: FOR AN INSTANT GETAWAY, JUST HEAD TO TOPANGA CANYON

    One of the advantages to living in Los Angeles is the ability to get away from it all, without too much of a drive (assuming traffic...

    Getaways, Los Angeles
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    THE BEST GARDEN TOURS IN LOS ANGELES

    Ah, spring... the perfect time to go snooping in other people's gardens - with permission, of course.

    Los Angeles, Garden, People, Tour
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    L.A. AFFAIRS: I COULDN'T FIGURE OUT WHY IT ENDED UNTIL I REMEMBERED THE BEGINNING

    I'd just gone through yet another breakup, and I was determined to figure out what it was that I did wrong.

  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    WE'VE GOT FITNESS INSPIRATION FROM HALLE BERRY'S TRAINER

    In most of Peter Lee Thomas' conversations, the question invariably sneaks in: What's it like training Oscar-winner Halle Berry?

    Fitness
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    GARDENING NOTEBOOK: WILDFLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY AND ROSE GAWKING

    It's spring and events are popping in the flora world!

    Garden, Event
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    YOGA GURU PRINCE PUJA: A VORTEX OF SPIRITUALITY, IMAGINATION AND MUSIC

    A self-portrait on Instagram features yoga teacher and stick-and-poke tattoo artist Prince Puja wearing thickly drawn Cleopatra-style...

    Styles, Style
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    L.A. AFFAIRS: OUR FIRST DATE ENDED WHEN HE PULLED A 'DRINK AND DASH'

    On my morning hikes at Griffith Park, I can't help but take in the lovely scenery and fantastic people-watching.

    Watches, Watch, Drink, People
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    YES, YOU CAN LEARN HOW TO GROW YOUR OWN CANNABIS ON 4/20

    Grow your own marijuana, check out some wildflowers, learn how to draw plants and catch the largest Southern California garden show...

    Garden
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    L.A. AFFAIRS: DATING AT 61 IS LIKE A SCAVENGER HUNT

    I burst out of the chute of a bad 15-year relationship and raced forward into dating as if in a sprint.

  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    L.A. AFFAIRS: I DIDN'T WANT TO MARRY HIM. OR DID I?

    My grandmother gave me a box that she told me not to open until my wedding day.

    Wedding
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    LIVING WITHOUT PLASTIC: ONE FAMILY'S JOURNEY

    Jasper and Vjera Watts, along with their two young children, are trying to live a plastic-free life. It isn't easy.

    Life, Family
  • By LA Times   -   Jul 19, 2019

    WHY YOU AREN'T GETTING TSA PRECHECK

    There's no guarantee you'll get TSA PreCheck, which speeds you through the airport security. Here are some of the reasons it's not...