Where to go Hiking in Los Angeles when Runyon Canyon Closes

To the dismay of many hikers, the iconic Runyon Canyon hike closes from April 1 to July 31 for park improvements. Sub these six other trails when you want to go hiking in Los Angeles. Hike #1 Griffith Park If you only have time to do one L.A. hike, Griffith Park is a perfect choice. […]

Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn

Actress Anna Gunn grew up in Santa Fe, N.M., immersed in the wild beauty of the desert. Today, her home base is in L.A.—but she still sees glimpses of her scenic hometown in Tinseltown. “I have wonderful hiking and mountain biking trails right out my back door, lots of wildlife,” says Gunn. “It reminds me […]

Celebrity Interview: Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell is not unlike the smart ‘n’ sassy namesake character of Veronica Mars, the role that made her a household name. Trained as an opera singer, she’s since displayed considerable comedic chops as the vain yet sympathetic heartbreaker Sarah Marshall in Forgetting Sarah Marshall; she also played the mysterious Elle Bishop on Heroes (and continues to voice the omniscient title character of Gossip Girl).

Once In a Lifetime

Once In a Lifetime Comet Lulin takes around 15 million years to complete a single orbit; this week is the first and only time in your life to see it as it makes its closest approach to Earth and reaches its maximum brightness. Griffith Observatory’s telescopes target the comet every clear evening through the end […]