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Our favorite new design book (& Giveaway!)

One of our pet peeves when we’re considering homes for publication in the magazine is when an interior looks Decorated with a capital D–that is, like a pristine showcase for a designer rather than a place that looks lived in by actual people. That’s why we’re loving the new design book Sage Living (Chronicle Books; $30) by Anne Sage, the L.A.-based lifestyle blogger and co-founder of […]

Your 2015 fall reading list: Editors’ favorite books of the West

A dream trip to Alaska, two big street-food fests, and more favorite travel finds

Water, drought, and California: the one book you need to read

Sometimes I think Californians’ relationship with their water supply is like my relationship with my car. I don’t pay attention to it until something goes really wrong.