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A Bunny’s Tale

Last year, sitting on my deck of a summer morning, café latte in hand, I was taking in the cool breeze before the summer heat kicked in when two tiny bunny ears…

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Desert X 2019: Art Mecca to The Salton Sea

There’s still time, until April 21, to experience “Desert X,” a one-of-a-kind exhibit of 19 contemporary art installations scattered across 50 miles of the Coachella Valley desert, mostly known for its famous…

Ojai, Your Staycation Destination

Ojai, where the sky turns pink at sunset over the Topatopa Mountains, was once inhabited by the Chumash Indians. Most famous for the Ojai Music Festival and the Ojai Valley Lavender Festival,…

Opening Day Hat Contest at the Del Mar Racetrack. Photo by Ron Mesaros

Horsin’ Around in Del Mar

The Del Mar Racetrack is a world-class thoroughbred racing destination welcoming the industry’s top athletes and California’s most spirited partygoers during its summer season. Opened in 1937 by Bing Crosby, the seaside…

Day Trippin’ Through Topanga Canyon

Perched between Malibu, Calabasas, and the West San Fernando Valley, the bohemian vibe of hippie enclave Topanga Canyon makes it one of Los Angeles’ most unique communities. Topanga’s utter lack of chain restaurants…

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Contemporary Art Flourishes in LA

The LA art show kicked off 2018 with a bang, featuring the largest and most diverse lineup of programming in its 23-year history. From January 10–14, the show packed the LA Convention…

Get Your Happy Hour On

SINCE TOPANGA DOESN’T HAVE A LOCAL BAR ANY MORE, WE FOUND SOME ESTABLISHMENTS NEARBY IN CALABASAS, SANTA MONICA, MALIBU AND WOODLAND HILLS FOR OUR READERS TO EXPLORE AND FIND RESPITE DURING THE…

Halfway to Napa, or…

“What’s the rush? The secret to any road trip is to stop along the way,” says our intrepid traveler. Long vacations have now become happy memories as summer winds down and fall…

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Gimme Shelter, Then Take Me Home

Agoura Animal Shelter unveils a kaleidoscopic makeover! Make it as hospitable, inviting and bright, and they will come and adopt. That could be Los Angeles County’s mantra for the Agoura Animal Shelter,…

Organizing 101

It’s summer time, the kids are still out of school, out of camp, they’re underfoot and bored. Great! You’ve got a captive audience! Let’s get them organized before school starts…and you, too.…