The month or so each spring when the jacarandas are blooming is my favorite time in Los Angeles. The splashes of color have seemed exceptional this year, at least on...
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for May 2004
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Grave number oneAbner Prather was the first veteran to be buried at what became the Los Angeles National Cemetery. Backstory and photos
Egg slutstersThese lucky seven got seats Saturday afternoon at Grand Central Market's hottest counter. Bigger
StreetscapeThis was in the Hollywood Hills a few weeks ago. We assume the Elvis suits are long gone.
Yosemite Valley sunriseA river of cloud covers Yosemite Valley east of Cathedral Rocks and El Capitan. Photo by Guy McCarthy.
'Mad Men' at the AceMatthew Weiner and the cast of "Mad Men" attended a screening of the series finale at the Ace Hotel. Iris Schneider photos