Battle: Los Angeles, On My Electric-Assisted Bike

There are few ideas less believable than commuting to work in Los Angeles on a bicycle. Mention it to your family or coworkers and many respond with wrinkled brows, curled lips, dismissive guffaws, and sometimes even an expletive or two. With car-stuffed freeways and thruways the primary methods of transportation here, most people wouldn't even [...]

You can find natural history in LA if you look hard enough

"Natural" is not typically a word associated with anything LA. But it's just right for the Los Angeles Natural History Museum, which lived up to its name during a Weekndr family visit yesterday. Our photographic highlights (after the jump) include: Taxidermy paradise, rockin' minerals, gold fever, dino bones, and the awesome mosaic ceiling photographed above. [...]

Weekend Destination: Pasadena’s Eaton Canyon

Just a few miles away from here, at the foot of a canyon that cuts through the Los Padres National Forrest and into Pasadena, a cold mountain-water creek snakes through a wide scramble of river rocks. It's a scene from nature in action, which is not often on display here in Los Angeles where miles of our rivers have [...]