9 months ago | Cityscape
One of the most frustrating aspects of life in L.A. has to be untangling the increasingly indecipherable parking signs all over the city. With the signs reaching ludicrous heights (quite literally), the city is starting to tackle the problem. As a...
1 year ago | People 2014
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2014 issue. Check out our entire People 2014 issue. For Angelenos who see local government as a plodding, bureaucratic monolith, the idea of asking for help to make modest improveme...
1 year ago | Art
Artist Bettina Hubby has a tendency to turn any event into a party. An extended construction annoyance on her block became a one-night art party, complete with a disco ball suspended from a bulldozer arm. A series of programs inspired by the const...
2 years ago | Architecture & Design
The Little Prince author Antoine De Saint-Exupery once wrote, "What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well." This past weekend, it also hid a secret restaurant, a crochet camp site and glowing googly eyes. High Desert Test Si...
2 years ago | Art
A somewhat conservative institution like the Getty Museum isn't alway known for its sense of humor. And Richard Meier's modernist castle on the hill can be intimidating. So it comes as a pleasant surprise to see the Getty jumping on one of the mor...
Is Prefab Housing Making a Comeback? Walt Disney's Great-Nephew Brings SoCal's First 'Blu Home' to Joshua Tree3 years ago | Architecture & Design
Could prefab be making a comeback? Prefab, or prefabricated buildings, are typically manufactured in component parts, typically in a factory, then shipped and installed on-site. Pre-housing bust several developers specializing in prefab lauched in...