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  • 10 tips for summer outdoor entertaining

    By Jonathan Fong

    May 21, 2015 | 5:06 pm

    This Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer party season. And although Southern California enjoys warm weather year-round, the longer days can make summer parties even more enjoyable. But if the thought of planning a gathering stresses you out, here are some tips to help you...

  • R.I.P. boring Halloween decor

    October 30, 2014 | 10:26 am

    I took Stewie out of storage on the first of October. The eight-foot-tall scarecrow with a massive, mutated pumpkin head (he may have grown in the abandoned gardens near Chernobyl) is always the first prop I put up in my Hallowe’en yard display.

    I debated for a minute whether...

  • Olive Oil Treats

    By Judy Zeidler

    December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Chanukah is a time to recall the miracle that occurred more than 2,000 years ago when the flame in the Holy Temple was relit with a one-day supply of oil that lasted for eight days. This was the amount of time needed to prepare pure oil from the local olive trees to rekindle the...

  • Decorating Your Sukkah

    By Abby Gilad

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Are You Reading This in Your Sukkah?

    Why do we build the sukkah? To be reminded of our ancestors' lives in the desert, when they lived in huts made from branches and leather.

    It is also a reminder of our farming ancestors, who harvested at this time of year. They built huts...