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Erin Harris is the editor of sustainable living blog SimpleFives.com and author of "Walking LA: 38 Walking Tours Exploring Stairways, Streets and Buildings You Never Knew Existed." She lives in Santa Monica with her husband and two kids.

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Getting Our Kicks on the Ranch With ATVs for Agriculture

ATVS are actually incredibly useful to farmers and ranchers too, and those same farmers might let you take a whirl.
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Red Bread: Food Empowerment Baked Daily

Despite my suspicions, Red Bread is the real deal when it comes to keeping it local and sustainable, and the food is doggone delicious.
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Sea Life in San Pedro

The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium was designed by Frank Gehry and is located in San Pedro's charming Cabrillo Beach Coastal Park.
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A Leisurely Afternoon in Ventura

Don't miss out on all the mellow charm this down-to-earth beach city has to offer.
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Mariposa Creamery Schools City Dwellers in Homesteading

In the foothill community of Altadena, Gloria Putnam and Stephen Rudicel have taken the urban farming concept further than most.
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The Natural History Museum's New Nature Lab and Gardens

The Nature Gardens and Lab have injected a shot of adrenaline into the dignified NHM.
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Family Fun: Roasting Marshmallows in the Mountains

The quintessential scent of summer is a good old-fashioned campfire.
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Neighborhood Tour: Revolutionary Rose Avenue

There's more to this 'hood than meets the eye.
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Walking Tour: Baldwin Hills Stairs and Hayden Tract

The Baldwin Hills Stairs provide an epic opportunity to get outdoors and work up a sweat right in the middle of our metropolis.
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Give + Take Swap Boutique: Swapping Gets Serious

Any fashion-conscious gal with Champagne wishes on a Coors Light budget will be delighted to discover Give + Take, a clothes swapping boutique in Santa Monica.
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