[OXFORD SQUARE] Taco Tourists—Part Uno

When we moved to Oxford Square 16 years ago, we didn’t need to visit Latin America anymore, because its food and culture were literally blocks away. But I didn’t have a guide. I had...

[STARGAZING]  Meteor Shower Hits Peak in Early August

[STARGAZING] Meteor Shower Hits Peak in Early August

The Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak on the night of Thursday, August 11th through the beginning of dawn on Wednesday the 12th. Although the best viewing conditions begin when the moon sets at...

A Day in a Deli: 24 Hours at Canter’s

FAIRFAX AVENUE—From the morning of July 16th to the morning of July 17th, Ledger contributing writer Michael Darling spent 24 hours at Canter’s Delicatessen to document a day in the life of Los Angeles’...

[KEEN TO BE GREEN] Let’s Stop the Blowing!

Although I love living in Los Angeles, every day I am disturbed at some point by the loud drone of a nearby leaf blower being used to tidy up someone’s yard. These awful machines...

[RETAIL THERAPY] Bringing Stylish Living to Hollywood

Hollywood’s remake continues apace with the redone, mixed-use 4.7-acre Columbia Square campus. The Art Deco-styled complex was once a CBS broadcast facility. Now it’s home to the private coworking space NeueHouse Hollywood and other...

[OXFORD SQUARE] Oxford Square Love Fest

I don’t like politics. They make me nervous. I used to savor a good fight, but in my golden years, I instinctively walk the other way. For the past eight years, our neighborhood of...