Brand Park Canyon Hike

Brand Park 1601 W. Mountain Street Glendale, CA Located in the Verdugo Mountains in the City of Glendale, Brand Park provides picnic areas, and hiking, as well as a window into local history. Leslie C. Brand, often referred to as the "father of Glendale," purchased 1,000 acres in

Canyon Lake Drive Hikes

If you go west on Canyon Lake Drive until it ends, there's a dirt path that begins where the street ends - it's a pleasant stroll to Mulholland Drive. You can also walk in either direction of Lake Hollywood Park and there are great

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 Dobos Torte Recipe

Cake 12 eggs, beaten very well 1 cup sugar 1 cup flour Beat the eggs very well, around ten minutes. Add sugar. Add flour and mix just until combined. Bake in thin layers in an oven preheated to 350 just until baked (10-12 minutes.) If making