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Road Tripping in Tasmania

The island state of Tasmania is located 150 miles south of mainland Australia across Bass Strait. This new mecca for outdoor enthusiasts with its ample hiking and cycling trials can be reached…

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The Gray Whale Migration Is Underway

Head to the beach for a chance to spot these elusive giants. Every winter, California gray whales take part in an epic migration from the Arctic to the warm waters of the…

Rocco’s Cucina is Rockin’ the Palisades

After selling their legendary pizza place in 2004, the Rocco family business is still going strong as Rocco’s Cucina in the Palisades and they deliver to Topanga on Monday nights! When Rocco’s…

Aycil Yeltan—The Artist and the Art

Aycil Yeltan’s second short film, Topanga, the story of a hearing-impaired, homeless woman and her journey to find a life purpose through her art, is currently screening in festivals and raking in…

The Equal Rights Amendment Remains Out of Reach

American women won the right to vote in 1920, but equal rights? That is one goal that is still out of reach, despite recent efforts to revive the never-ratified Equal Rights Amendment.…

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The 19th Amendment Turns 100

Above, the cover of a 1911 Suffragist Pamphlet celebrating the passage of California’s Proposition 4 and showing the American West as the leader in the push for Women’s rights. Image courtesy of…

The Rust Family: Lower Topanga Canyon Pioneers

Clayton and Ina Rust arrived in Lower Topanga Canyon in the 1920s, and helped  transform what was still a corner of the wild west into a neighborhood of interconnected families and family…

Travel Tips from L. A. Adventure Travel Show

“The ability to speed through immigration and customs after landing from an international flight, without wasting time waiting in line, is perhaps one of the greatest modern improvements to travel.” –AFAR Magazine …