|Parade, Pageantry & Paula
It's your definitive guide to the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl. Meet the Grand Marshal, the Queen and her court and the Wisconsin and TCU football teams. Get a rundown of the full parade. Plus, a look at bed & breakfasts, dining, day trips, nightlife, outdoors, shopping and more.
Sartorial scene-setters on a Friday night in old Pasadena
|Pamper those paws at pet boutiques
Just outside The Dining Room, on a patio overlooking The Langham’s verdant Horseshoe Gardens, Michael Voltaggio is hovering over a plated dish of miniature and market-fresh vegetables arranged in an exacting, linear fashion. He could be coaxing an errant cucumber blossom back into formation, but, actually, he’s snapping pictures with his iPhone.
|Spring in style
Our spring cover shoot took place at the beautiful Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardens in Arcadia, where we encountered plenty of preening peacocks in full plumage. On occasion, it seemed they were either trying to flirt with or upstage our very talented model Laura. Make-up artist Rose Lopez created the spring look you see here, and hair stylist Constance Whaley from Crowned Studio gave Laura romantic, goddess-like curls.
Health and wellness issue.
|The Ultimate Guide
Everything to see and do on
Think jellyfish are just a nuisance? The brainless, boneless creatures have some important lessons for humankind, and Caltech’s John Dabiri has been taking notes.
|Fine dining in a foul economy
On the mahogany bar, a drained bottle of argentine wine stands flanked by a solitary stemmed glass still stained with its remains. They’re not conspicuous accoutrements in this Parisian-style crêperie and wine bar just off Colorado Boulevard in Mills Place Alley.
|Grand Marshal, Dancing with Cloris
Cloris Leachman is a character. Whether it be in her role as the hilarious granny in “The Beverly Hillbillies” movie or in her Oscar-winning performance in “The Last Picture Show,” Leachman’s versatility shines.