Like many modern suburbanites, I've discovered the joy of growing my own food. Tomatomania at Tapas Bros. Farm stand is the perfect kick-start to the season, providing so many different varieties of tomato seedlings, it'll make your head spin.
One of my strongest memories as a child was driving to school on the 10 freeway and seeing all those murals on the way; the lined and simple, round, happy figures of Keith Haring, the haunting yet sexy Jim Morrison, the freaky marathon runners with the disturbingly accurate faces and
The neat part about this former vacation home turned city park is how you get to wander around and explore it like it's some sort of secret garden. It's also not very well known so you won't run into crowds there.