Los Angeles Times Building Tour

The historic Los Angeles Times Building, located at 1st and Spring streets in downtown Los Angeles, opened in 1935 and at the time was the largest building in the western U.S. designed and occupied entirely as a daily newspaper publishing operation. Gordon B. Kaufmann designed the...

Angel's Flight Railway

For just 50 cents (or 25 cents for holders of valid Metro Passes) you can board one of the two orange and black incline railway cars and ride "The Shortest Railway in the World." This funicular dates back to 1901, when Bunker Hill was one...

Sequoia National Park

Measuring 1,200 feet, Tokopah Falls is the tallest waterfall in Sequoia National Park. Tokopah Falls features a long series of steep picturesque cascades. The 3.4-mile round-trip hike is fairly gradual, gaining 600 feet up a trail that should be enjoyable for hikers...

My Mom's Rum Balls

A. Cake 8 eggs, separated 8 tbs sugar 7 tbsp flour 2 tbsp cocoa Beat whites until stiff. Beat yolks with sugar and add flour and cocoa at end until just mixed. Fold by hand. Bake in lined jelly roll pan at 350 for 12-15 minutes until...

My Mom's Kishka

1 1/2 C flour 1/2 C oil 1 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp pepper 1 large onion 1 or 1/2 stalk celery 1 carrot Combine flour and spices in a bowl, mix in oil, chop onion-celery-carrot finely and mix with flour mixture. Prepare logs and wrap in parchment paper....

My Mom's Carrot Cake

Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup flour 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt ¾ teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 2/3 cup sugar 1 1/3 cup oil 4 eggs 1 8oz. can crushed pineapple, drained ¼ cup chopped walnuts ¼ cup coconut 1 2/3 grated carrots- about 5 Directions: Sift all ingredients Add oil and eggs,...