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nectarines and peaches at the Eagle Rock farmers market; Credit: A. Scattergood

Farmers Market Report: Eagle Rock

Farmers market: Eagle Rock Farmers Market When: Fridays, 4:00-8 p.m. (8:30 during the summer.) Where: Recently relocated, the Eagle Rock market is now held just outside Eagle Rock City Hall, 2035 Colorado Boulevard at Maywood. (Just west of the Oinkster.) Run by the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce, this small neighborhood......
The church building in its latest incarnation.; Credit: Stevie St. John

How a Beloved Los Feliz Church Became a Buddhist Meditation Center

The church building at Franklin and Kenmore used to have a little white cross. Now, there are instead a golden wheel and two golden deer, which represent compassion and wisdom. A traditional structure with a pitched roof and stained-glass windows, the building at 4953 Franklin Ave. spent more than seven......
South Pasadena farmers market; Credit: A. Scattergood

Farmers Market Report: South Pasadena

Farmers market: South Pasadena Farmers Market When: Thursdays, 4-8 p.m. Where: Meridian Ave. and El Centro Street, right next to the South Pasadena gold line metro station. Launched about 16 years ago, the South Pasadena market has gone through some dramatic changes in the past few years. After the disbanding of Mission......
Larchmont Village farmers market; Credit: Stevie St. John

Farmers Market Report: Larchmont Village Market

Farmers Market: Larchmont Village Farmers Market. When: Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: 209 N. Larchmont Blvd. (lot #694), between Beverly Boulevard and First Street. What: This laid-back, medium-sized market features a variety of vendors, from produce to pre-made convenience foods to flowers, bread and jewelry.  Who Sells Here: Vendors include Soup......
Produce is the main draw at the east Los Angeles market.; Credit: Stevie St. John

Farmers Market Report: East L.A. Farmers Market

Farmers Market: East Los Angles Farmers Market  When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: 4801 East 3rd St., near the East LA/Civic Center gold line etro station What: A small market with about 25 vendors. Who Sells Here: Produce vendors include: Castellanos Farm, Manna Farm, Gaytan Farm, Ibarra Farm, Gama Farm and......
the Studio City farmers market; Credit: Stevie St. John

Farmers Market Report: Studio City Market

Farmers Market: Studio City Farmers Market  When: Sundays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: Ventura Place between Laurel Canyon Blvd. and Radford Ave. What: A big, family-friendly market with more than 70 vendors and a children's area.  Who Sells Here: Among the sellers are numerous produce vendors, including Fresno-based Arnett Farms; Nary Dairy......
the Los Feliz farmers market; Credit: Stevie St. John

Farmers Market Report: Los Feliz Village Market

Farmers Market: Los Feliz Village certified farmers market. When: Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: Los Feliz Post Office, 1825 N. Vermont Ave. (Vermont & Franklin), Los Feliz. What: A pocket-sized farmers market with walkable neighborhood charm. Who Sells Here: Among the vendors are Lorea Farm & Fresh Farm (produce); La Bahn Ranch......
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Yes, I Am Car-Free in Los Angeles

Already overwhelmed on a hectic morning, I grew frantic when my car made a sound akin to a game-show buzzer. I didn't know that cars did that, but it would be my money-sucking convertible that revealed the fact. Assuming it was a misfire by the faulty electrical system, I (foolishly)......