3 Hikes to the Hollywood Sign

The hardest of these three hikes - the “PG-13” version - is the western approach. Although it’s actually shorter than the PG version, it’s much steeper, with considerably more elevation gain, and the terrain is rugged. Hiking poles will come in handy. However, this is...

Mom's Favorite Chocolate Nut Torte Dessert

Cake: 12 egg whites 3/4 C sugar Beat whites until stiff peaks form and slowly add sugar. 12 yolks 3/4 c sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 lb melted good quality chocolate 2 C ground hazelnuts 3 tbsp flour Beat yolks with sugar and add rest of ingredients until blended. Fold whites with chocolate mixture by hand. Bake...

Temescal Rivas Canyon Trail

Rivas Canyon lies between Will Rogers State Park and Temescal Gateway Park. Rivas Canyon Trail crosses the ridge east of Temescal Canyon and travels down rustic Rivas Canyon to connect the two parks on a single-track that is 2.1 miles from end to end with...