[MOTHER OF INVENTION] So Long, Not-So-Sweet ‘16

I generally consider myself an optimist, and since having kids, I do my best not to dwell too much on the negative. That said, I find myself struggling not to jump aboard the “2016-was-a...

[STARGAZING] Time to Fall Back

Darkness will seem to fall early after the return of Standard Time on November 6th. On that morning, 1:59 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time will be followed by 1 a.m., Pacific Standard Time. Sunrise will...

[KEEN TO BE GREEN] Tired of Toxicity

The other day, Britney Spears’ old hit “Toxic” came on the radio. I don’t love the tune, so I quickly changed channels in search of something more my style. However, the song got me...

[STARGAZING] September Brings New Seasons

Autumn begins in the northern hemisphere when the sun crosses the celestial equator, heading south, at 7:21 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time on September 22nd. This is the autumnal equinox. At the same time, spring...

[RETAIL THERAPY] Fine Dining in Koreatown

Koreatown’s dining scene is arguably the most diverse and exciting in the city and one that has only gotten better with a new restaurant at 6th Street and Oxford. Schooled in the finer points...

[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...