The Ask Chris Guide to a Weird and Wonderful Weekend

Offerings range from a surrealist ball to doo-wop with Dick Van Dyke

The Slow Lane

No need to worry about bad drivers on these four bike-friendly routes

Great Walks: A Historic Trip Around Downtown

Wanna get stuck in the past? Chris Nichols, our Ask Chris columnist, offers his favorite stops

An Intense Look Back at the Griffith Park Fire of 2007

Los Angeles experiences more wildfires than any other American city
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How to Pack the Perfect (Minimalist) Picnic Basket

Don't attempt a summertime picnic without these essentials

Learning To Take A Stand

Rattled from a stint living in the Middle East, a young dad moves to L.A. and finds himself paddleboarding his way to a different life

How to Upgrade Your Pup’s Dog Park Experience in L.A.

Your dog deserves better than a fenced-in dirt lot

Where to Find Pasadena’s Portal to Hell, and What to Do When You Get There

L. Ron Hubbard once did some magick stuff in the Arroyo Seco, and he may or may not have opened the gates of Hades