This is just a friendly reminder that the Sun is off this week. Below are 11 popular posts from the last six months.
Zeidler Residence, Los Angeles, 1961.
The New Yorker published an account of the bleakness of being in San Francisco at the beginning of a tech I.P.O. wave. Teachers are leaving, congestion is spiking, and Victorians are being gutted and painted gray. New Yorker
Researchers found that sales of garbage bags skyrocketed after bans of plastic bags in California. Turns out a lot of people were reusing the disposable shopping bags. NPR
New life is moving into a decaying town on the Salton Sea.
Artists are being drawn to the cheap prices and surreal setting of the Salton Sea. The signature event of the year is the Bombay Beach Biennale, a festival of art, music, and ideas. California Sun
A Santa Rosa man was ordered by code enforcers to lower the height of his fence. He did, and arranged a garden party of naked mannequins on the lawn for all to enjoy. Press Democrat
Jordan, from Northern California.
John Francis Peters
There's more to Claremont than its renowned colleges. Citing its blend of sophistication and small-town appeal, Sunset magazine named it among the five best communities to live in across the West. Sunset magazine
Chefs were asked to weigh in with their favorite Los Angeles taco. One named an off-menu taco: "Eat this before you die and you've experienced one of the tastiest things ever cooked." L.A. Magazine
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The California Sun is written by Mike McPhate, a former California correspondent for the New York Times.
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