Prune your roses now to get them ready for spring! Learn secrets to pruning all rose types, selecting tools and growing organically. Bring gloves, pruners and sturdy shoes for hands-on practice as you and instructor Nina Rumely stroll through this 6-acre, hillside garden overlooking the Pacific. S. Centinela Ave. where Rose Ave. ends, south of [...]
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Did you ever wonder how long it would take to install solar panels on the roof of your home or business in Los Angeles? According to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, installing a rooftop solar system may take 5 months for a small system, and longer than 7 months for a larger system.
Lower your Property taxes – you need to act soon!It’s not widely discussed, but the Los Angeles County Assessor’s office has a program that allows homeowners to request a reduction in their property taxes. The…
More than 4.7 million Angelenos are eligible to vote in next week’s election, and come Nov. 6 they’ll have several options for how to cast their ballots.Photo Credit: Getty Images
Voters in Los Angeles don’t have to wait ‘til Nov. 6 to cast their ballots in person.
Green expert Nick Federoff appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning with tips on keeping your lawn looking green all winter long. For more information, visit ThingsGreen.com.
In recent months, a technology startup hub around West Los Angeles with Santa Monica at the heart has gained much steam including national media coverage. Dubbed “Silicon Beach,” the roughly three-mile stretch of sand from Venice to Santa Monica, is now home to more than 500 start-ups. Ambitious, mostly young businesspeople have set up shop [...]
Say goodbye to cookies that are hard as rocks and totally lifeless cupcakes. It’s time to up the dessert ante with these gluten-free baking tips.It may still be hotter than your crotch at a "Magic Mike" showing but fall baking season is officially here. Visions of pumpkin pies ginger snaps and cinnamon bread are dancing [...]
Californians voters have until Oct. 22 to register for the November presidential election and now it is easier to do so, it was announced Wednesday. Voters whose signature is already on file with the California Department of Motor Vehicles can submit their voter registration forms to county elections offices electronically by visiting RegisterToVote.ca.gov. State Sen. [...]
Santa Monica resident Lucia Burke and Mar Vista resident Julie Strnad [sic] will offer gardening classes at Santa Monica High School on four consecutive Saturdays starting Sept. 29. The classes will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 13, and Oct. 20. Fees are $15 for a single [...]
Have you ever wanted to make exotic Indian cuisine right in your own kitchen? Well 10-time Michelin starred chef, Alfred Prasad, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss visiting Tamarind of London in Newport Beach during September. Tamarind of London is the sister restaurant to the London-based restaurant, Tamarind. Chickpea Salad / Channa Chaat Recipe: Spiced [...]
There are certain home renovations that you look forward to and others that can make you cringe at the thought. The roof is a part of the home that gets overlooked due to its location, but can in fact decide how comfortable you live. A well-maintained roof will protect your family from external elements for [...]