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Losing Your Lawn

Turf-free gardens offer design challenges — and rewards.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 02/26/2014
UNFRIENDLY SKIES

After years of progress, is Southland air still making us sick? 

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 01/03/2014
3D It Yourself

Deezmaker is making Pasadena a hub for the new wave of 3D printing.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 09/11/2013
Dancers Move Beyond Parkinson's At Lineage

The Pasadena performing arts center raises the curtain on dance for people with disabilities. 

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 01/03/2013
Flights of fancy

A horticulturist transforms her South Pasadena garden into a butterfly habitat.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 03/01/2011
Your big yard

All the world’s a classroom, so put on your hiking or biking shoes and take the family to these parks and gardens for a master class in Southern California’s abundant flora and fauna.

Categories: Consider This Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 09/01/2010
Natural Wonders

L.A. County Arboretum experts pick the Top 10 sustainable plants for your garden.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 03/01/2010
Raising the Bar on Strength

The Bar Method borrows dancers’ secrets for sculpting fierce muscles.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 01/01/2010
Rocking Music's ivory tower

Pasadena’s Rob Cutietta, dean of USC’s Thornton School of Music, gives props to pop in the university’s fall launch of groundbreaking degree programs.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 10/01/2009
The Sounds of Joyful Abandon

What do the thundering cantata Carmina Burana and early childhood music education have in common? A musically literate mom investigates at Pasadena Conservatory of Music.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 10/01/2009
The Urban Homestead

City slickers revive the family farm. 

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 04/30/2009
Going Native

Grow local flora with plants from other Mediterranean climates for a fragrant garden that blooms throughout the year. 

Categories: Arroyo Author: Ilsa Setziol Date: 04/30/2009