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Best High Schools 2008: Specialty

Illustration by Steven Burke  Animo Leadership Charter High SchoolInglewood Lennox | Charter | 9-12 Eight-year-old Animo Leadership began as an experiment; it was the first of what are now a...

Who You Calling Homie?

Los Angeles magazine, Semptember 2008This year has revealed the unexpected pleasures of generational warfare. We have Barack Obama to thank for most of, well, all of it: First he mixed...

Best High Schools 2008: Parents’ Guide

<!-- @import url(#); -->Parents’ Guide: The ins and outs of social networking sitesMore than half of teens who go online use social networking sites like MySpace. Take a tour: Jaana Juvonen,...

Colori Kitchen

Smack next door to the Golden Gopher, chef Luigi Barducci Contessi (formerly of Ca’Brea) works a menu of traditional pastas, top-heavy salads, and sauce-drenched proteins at this family-owned neighborhood...

CT Lounge

Eagle Rock’s Coffee Table Bistro has expanded to include a sports bar-lounge next door. The design is somewhere between a boxing ring and a Circuit City: Walls and booths are lined...

Rocksugar

The successful Cheesecake Factory formula—enormous menu, enormous portions, enormous calorie counts—has been adapted to fit an amalgam of Asian cuisines at the company’s new Century City venture. An open-air...

Sugarfish

You’ve heard of Sushi Nozawa—home of the “Sushi Nazi,” Kazunori Nozawa—where the wrong order can get you thrown out on your ear with a “Too many California roll!” This...

The story behind the story: Best High Schools

Illustration by Steven BurkeSo how did we choose the best high schools on this honor roll? The Academic Performance Index (API) scores range from 200 to 1000 and...

The Weekender: The Eastern Sierra

The towns are small and the wilderness is vast in Northern California’s underappreciated Owens Valley

The Drink of Beverly Hills (Not Liquefied AmEx Cards)

Crustacean claims to have invented the signature drink of Beverly Hills—a la the Manhattan for New York. Debuting tomorrow at an official launch party is “The Beverly,” created by...