This week's Sports Illustrated features the baseball-themed orange crate artwork of Pasadena artist Ben Sakoguchi. The piece is by LA Observed contributor David Davis. There's an online gallery of thirteen Sakoguchi images at the SI website.
Jon Christensen | A lively multispecies gathering at the infamous Mountain Mermaid Inn in Topanga Canyon raised the question: What happens when we are the owner of animals and all wildlife are pets? This is what we are learning now.