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How Does Ann Herold’s Garden Grow?

  Photographs by Ann Herold  

The Friday Afternoon Question

Usually the FAQ (Friday Afternoon Question) is posed on my constantly ringing phone, and I do my best to answer it here. Typical queries concern past articles, where to...

Pick of the Weekend

Julius Shulman wasn’t just one of the greatest photographers of modern architecture, he was outgoing, disciplined, and kind. We know because Los Angeles editor-in-chief Mary Melton profiled him in...

Breaking News

Balloon boy just found alive hiding in attic. Ira Glass calls to schedule interview 15 years from now.

School of Wax

Around 100 students from Helen Bernstein High School will descend upon Madam Tussauds Hollywood tomorrow morning for “an educational scavenger hunt.” The hunt, produced for LAUSD by Out of...

Book Report: 52 Weeks in the California Garden

52 Weeks in the California Garden by Robert Smaus is the trusty book longtime Angelenos refer to when planting their gardens—it’s as much a handy garden tool as the...

Something Fresh

If you’re an organic junkie and you want to shout your enthusiasm for pesticide-free greens and free-range chicken from the rooftops, here’s a way: Host a Fresh party. For...

Book Report: Melissa’s Great Book of Produce

The subtitle of Melissa's Great Book of Produce by Cathy Thomas , “everything you need to know about fresh fruits and vegetables,” is right on the mark: Here...

From the Farm

I’ve just seen the documentary Fresh, and I’m awash in good intentions to try organic gardening. Alas, one look at my desolate garden beds (is that old drip sprinkler even functional?) and...

The Witch is in the West

Walking through the UCLA sculpture garden last weekend, making my way to the Freud Playhouse to watch Medea, I felt the Halloween spirit begin to rise. After all, what...