THE GOOD LIFE

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Inspiring Beauty: Soolip

Soolip founder Wanda Wen sparks conversation with her newest pursuit. Written by Jenn Thornton L.A. tastemaker Wanda Wen is a case study in following your bliss. Armed with a background in fashion, an eye for artistry and a mind for business, she opened ...

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American Pastoral: The Farmhouse...

  The Farmhouse Inn takes down-home upmarket with a full revitalization and a brand-new spa. Written by Jenn Thornton Spa Photography Courtesy of Cesar Rubio Farmhouse General Photography Courtesy of Farmhouse Inn With deep roots in Sonoma County...

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Artistic Habitat

An artful collection of fine wood, fabrics and sculpture brings a fresh, global sensibility to the South Bay. Written by Constance Dunn Photography by Paul Jonason The creative roots of Artistic Habitat reach deep into Mexico, where owners Monica and Ca...

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Manhattan Beach Festival of...

Local Youths Will Rally Together Cars  and Community on Saturday, April 25th Written by Constance Dunn Photos courtesy of Manhattan Beach Festival of Motoring In 2014, teenage car aficionados Connor Wohl and Aidan Nesicolaci, fresh from establishing cl...

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City: Beach Glam Central

  South Bay DIGS stops by popular decor destination Fringe to chat with co-owner Debbie Talosi. AS TOLD TO CONSTANCE DUNN | PHOTOGRAPHY BY PAUL JONASON Where do you find such cool, eclectic things? We [Talosi and co-owner Laura Hofmann] buy from loc...

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Art & History: Splendor...

  Reflections on the Annenberg Community Beach House WRITTEN BY JENN THORNTON The pool deck at the Annenberg Community Beach House is the very epitome of history repeating itself, with its dark green Vermont marble, diamonds embedded in concrete an...

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City Guide: Spa, Shop,...

  Relaxation in residence on Rosecrans Avenue   WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS | ILLUSTRATED BY JAY BROCKMAN When South Bay house hunting becomes overwhelming, there’s nothing better than a spa break—and no better place for it than Murad Inclusive ...

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Rocking the Boat at...

  Special menu items drop anchor at Fishing with Dynamite in Manhattan Beach, just in time for some celebrating. WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS | PHOTOS COURTESY OF FISHING WITH DYNAMITE If you haven’t already ventured into chef David LeFevre’s fabu...

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Mercedes-Benz F 015: The...

  We recently covered the debut of the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion. It’s specs are impressive, to be sure, but what does this self-navigating car mean for the future of humankind’s relationship with automobiles? Andrew Sinagra, ...

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The Good Life: Mercedes-Benz...

  By Andrew Sinagra The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is known for debuting revolutionary products in the field of technology. From the VCR in 1970 to the 3DTV in 2009, CES has been host to the unveiling of endless products that have ...

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Haunted Palos Verdes

  Ghosts and ghouls are nearly synonymous with the month of October. From the big screen to your own front yard, depictions of the living dead surround us. We recognize that these apparitions are fantasy, but what are we to make of ghost sightings th...

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Pick a Perfect Pumpkin...

  With Halloween just one week away, it’s prime time to carve pumpkins in Southern California. From El Segundo down to Torrance, the South Bay is peppered with festive pumpkin patches. Here are some of our favorites. WRITTEN BY RACHEL DOTSON PHOTOG...