Sports & Recreation
When celebrity trainers Valerie Waters (Jennifer Garner, Jessica Biel) and Teddy Bass (Alicia Keys, Lucy Liu) think their clients could use some extra cardio, they send them to Burn 60…
A choppy ocean can be intimidating, but Tyler Lennon of Malibu-based Cove Paddle Fitness instills confidence with a combination of unwavering attention and skillful teaching
Roller derby is a sport in which tough, smokin’ women circle a ring on skates—gracefully yet guerrilla-like—and plow into one another…
At the colorful playground at Douglas Park is a shallow rink that shoots jets of water in the summer and is prime turf for tot cycling the rest of the year…
Forlorn, neglected rides can rejoice. The technicians at this bike repair shop will get those pedals turning once more.
As a rule, hot-air balloon companies steer clear of the city, preferring the less congested areas of Palmdale and Palm Springs. But Dreams Unlimited will launch from your lawn…
Before all the tract houses, there were oranges, millions of oranges. At the end of the 19th century, the San Gabriel Valley was booming with agriculture…
Taught in an industrial-looking room at the Edge Performing Arts Center, jazz funk fuses the fluid movements of contemporary dance with house and waacking…
More than a dozen models are available (mostly from one brand, eZee, and maxing out at $2,695) in styles that vary from heavy-framed commuters to beach cruisers to a folding bike…
There are no elevation changes on the just-over-two-mile trail leading to Escondido Falls in Malibu, but there are scenery shifts galore
The quest for a hot body meets hippie spirituality in the burgeoning trend known as fire dancing.
Convincing a fish that your feather-clad hook is a skittering dragonfly or chad minnow requires an angler’s patience and a golfer’s finesse.
Neighborhood: Van Nuys
Trail running is basically hiking—for crazy people. The mountains above Malibu and Santa Monica have some lovely views, but running uphill for 50 percent or more of the stint left us feeling insufficiently fit