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Sized for an All-Star

Searching for soaring ceilings in an opulent setting? This extraordinary estate scores high on the scale. Sited prominently above the street at 13981 Aubrey Road in the guard-gated Mulholland Estates celebrity enclave, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bath residence commands expansive private...

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Six Grand LA Estates You Can Actually Get Into

Los Angeles is renowned for having some of the most magnificent estates in the world. But you’ll have to take our word for it, because getting a glimpse of one isn’t easy. You can end up peering at a tall hedge and a pair of grand gates securing an empty, seemingly endless drive. But from Santa...

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Where nature is child’s play

Looking for a new kid-friendly destination? Check out the just-opened Arroyo Adventure exhibit at Pasadena’s Kidspace Museum. Kids can take a rope bridge to a giant Hawk’s Nest, create channels and dams in the Flood & Erosion Plain, and much more. It’s all about giving them what Kidspace...

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Moses @ 90: More Than A Retrospective

Ed Moses, one of the most innovative and central figures of postwar West Coast art, turned 90 this month. The LA-based legend created more than 50 new works for a survey opening today at Bergamot Station’s William Turner Gallery in Santa Monica. Many of the works, dating from the '50s to the...

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Breathtaking Bowling Returns

The ambitious 1933 Group, masters of sensitively turning iconic but neglected historic spaces into atmospheric neighborhood hangouts, has worked its magic again on Highland Park Bowl. From the original wooden arches and eight-lane playable alley to vintage league pennants and bowling pin lamps,...

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226 Museums in LA County? Really?

It’s true. And now there’s a handy map to show you exactly where every one is. From Vintage Wings West in Santa Clarita to the Long Beach Museum of Art … from the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art in Malibu to the Latino Art Museum in Pomona … they’re finally all in one place. On a map, we mean....

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The bungalow: uniquely ours

“Bungalow: A simple one-story home with wooden siding; a low-pitched, gabled roof; wide eaves; a front porch; and an airy interior.” Over a century after the bungalow first appeared in the fledgling neighborhoods of Los Angeles and Pasadena, it’s a major star of historic architecture in LA....

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Oak Knoll Contemporary with a classic spirit

Located in the heart of Pasadena’s enchanting Oak Knoll District, 1138 Hillcrest Avenue combines the timeless European elegance of manicured gardens and mansard roofs with a dramatic modern sensibility. The three-bedroom, five-bath residence, set on a flat lot measuring nearly 20,000 square feet,...

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Earth Day, Descanso Style

Whether you’re a fan of Descanso Gardens or you’ve never been, the weekend of April 23-24 is a great time to explore its 160 magical acres of gardens and woodlands. Their Earth Day Festival will have everything from expert gardening gurus and a plant sale by Mt. SAC horticultural students to...

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