Sunday, May 15, 2022

Refillable & available

Zero-waste store provides homegoods and personal care products for conscious consumers Laura Yochum, owner of Prostainable, cleans the counter at the Prostainable store in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Photo by Ginina Pulcinella. Laura Yochum, a former corporate hotshot, began to notice...

From dust you came, and to dust you shall return

Green burials offer a chance for people to leave an environmentally friendly mark on the Earth Shalom Dreampeace Compost in Encino, Calif., on Sunday, April 10, 2022. Photo by Raquel G. Frohlich. Shalom’s ancestry has gone through three last names, but his present-day choice brings...

The canyon crew

Community rallies to protect horses and homes (L to R) Ashley Forchelli with Cubby, Dakota Hokanson, and Lisa Riccomini with Mia is at Bell Canyon Equestrian Center in Bell Canyon, Calif., on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Photo by Bala Subramaniyan. Mia, a former show horse...

Sowing the path to sustainability

A backyard farm educates the local community in eco-friendly practices through gardening Volunteers pull weeds and spread mulch during a farm beautification day at the SOW Collective in Arleta, Calif., on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Photo by Raquel G. Frohlich. Tucked in the corner of...

Keepin’ it cool in the city

Tree canopies provide needed shade in urban landscapes for Angelenos to escape the heat Art Salter, a volunteer supervisor, massages the soil of a tree that is being planted during a demonstration at a Calles Verdes tree planting event organized by TreePeople in San Fernando, Calif., on Saturday, March 26,...

Tougher, Faster, Stronger

Santiago Cisneros (L) trains his client Tiffany La during a boxing session at Self Made Training Facility in Long Beach, Calif., on Sept 28, 2021.  When Santiago Cisneros was 4 years old living in San Jose, Calif., his father was arrested for selling drugs, leaving him, four siblings and a mother with no...

Los Angeles Parkour Saturday Jams

Joseph Unruh leaps over a guardrail tree at the CSUN Library in Northridge, Calif., on Oct. 9, 2021. It started with simple warm-ups; small jumps to clear, vaults off a tree and safety landings from one ledge to another. It soon escalated into climbing onto a temporary walkway through construction and then over...

For The Love Of The Horse

Caroline Boone smiles at her American Saddlebred gelding, Juno, at Golden Glen Stables in Shadow Hills, Calif., on Nov. 14, 2021. My Golden Trinket patiently stands by the mounting block, softly swishing her tail in the air when flies dared to land on her golden body, as her charge Priscilla Oh prepares to...

The Athleticism Of Table Tennis

Table tennis player Jordan Jones hits the ball during a training session at Allen &Sons Table Tennis Club in Canoga Park, Calif., on Oct 8, 2021. Photo by David Pashaee. Wisps of white soared through the air against the indigo setting as ping pong balls crashed against the charcoal and vermillion-colored paddles. Beads...

To Be An Apex Predator

Photo illustration by Dalaanii Cochrane. Feb. 4, 2019. With little to no warning, announcement, leaks or a single piece of promotional material , Respawn Entertainment–known previously for their sleeper hit Titanfall Franchise in the early 2010’s—released a new battle-royale game to the public: Apex Legends. For...