Parks and Wreck: Can Our State and Local Parks Be Saved?

California’s history is rooted in its parks: 400-year-old sandstone cave paintings are in Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park; Sutter’s Mill, where gold was discovered in 1848, is in...

Your “Guerilla Gardener” Gifting Guide

What gift do you give the man who is known as L.A.'s "guerilla gardener"? Stick with what you know he'll like: something plantable
The Ocean Mesa RV Resort sign

Is Santa Barbara County What People Think About When They Dream of California?

Now 2.5 years into the pandemic and still no haircut, travel writer Ryan Ritchie escapes from L.A. and finds the California dream alive and well in Goleta

L.A.’s Endangered Parks Are Saved—For Now

Local park lovers (isn’t that everyone?) have reason to cheer: As of Thursday, the Department of Parks and Recreation had struck agreements with non-profits, private donors, and for-profit foundations...