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Much like the rivalry between the Trojans and the Bruins, there's always been some heat around the topic of the Valley — every Angeleno seems to have an opinion to share (or overshare!). But, no matter which side of the mountains you call home, we think it's time we all just got along and basked in our sun-drenched surroundings, together.
Because, the truth is, if haters spent a bit of time actually touring the area, they could maybe — just maybe — grow fond of the massive ravine. We're taking those very steps ourselves, and showing the area some love! By no means would we call ourselves experts, but after logging a few weeks playing in that neck of the woods, we've uncovered 26 hot spots totally worth visiting. So, keep an open mind, click through, and we hope to see you over the hill…maybe this weekend?
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News broke yesterday, September 29, that the "Umbrella" singer was slated to star in the forthcoming 007 film Bond 24. Though it's unconfirmed, many of our readers were pretty open to the idea. Rihanna's tough, she's stunning, and gives zero you-know-whats. She'd make a fine addition to read
As Fashion Month draws to a close, we must admit: This was the season of Kendall Jenner (Just Kendall?). The model walked over a dozen runways across the four-city circuit, including Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, and Chanel. She survived the backstage rumor mill, and has come back on top. So, it's safe to say she's here to read