See also: *Our Best of L.A. issue and our Best of L.A. app *Top 10 Gyms in L.A. *Top 10 Bars With the Hottest Women in L.A. You see the flab. You want the flab gone. You want it gone now. There's no New Year's resolution. There's no wedding dress to fit into. It's just getting in shape time. Becau ... More >>
FacebookDan Behar was only 17.Yesterday around noon, Dan Alexander Behar, 17, became the third young Agoura Hills man to die by his own accord in less than a week. Last Wednesday, former Agoura High student Josh Feinberg committed suicide off the Rindge Dam at Malibu Creek, reportedly upset a ... More >>
It's long been a fear of state parks officials -- that California's already vulnerable, tinder-dry forests could be set ablaze through activities of pot growers who have penetrated deep into wilderness areas to cultivate weed. "It's a very big concern of ours," state parks spokesman Roy Stearns told ... More >>
Starting Monday, August 17, entry fees to California's state parks and beaches will rise. The State Parks' Web site has a page showing the new admissions, as well as the old ones that were last posted April 1. Below is a sampling of Los Angeles County parks and beaches operated by the state, showing ... More >>
An LAist report on a pair of pot plantations discovered in the Santa Monica Mountains underscores concerns we raised this morning about the shutting down of state parks because of budget cuts. While not every park is set in the middle of a wilderness, it's unknown as to which parks will be closed du ... More >>
Here are some L.A.-area state parks and beaches that have been earmarked for possible closure in Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's new budget proposals. Of California's 279 state parks and shorelines, 200 have been red-penciled for closure to save $143.4 million. Follow the jump to see Californ ... More >>
L.A. Superior Court Judge James Chalfant unequivocally rapped the California Coastal Commission on the knuckles today by tossing out its 2007 ex-post facto approval of horse boarding along Stokes Canyon Creek. Chalfant's ruling came in response to a lawsuit filed by the Coastal Law Enforcement Actio ... More >>
Escape from L.A.
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Getting back in the saddle
During a mysterious psychotic episode, a South African filmmaker threatened to kill his children. Did our justice system protect his family over the next year — or simply destroy it?
Summer motorcycling in and around L.A.