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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 06:02 PM PDT

Weekend: Mondo Eat Fests Heat Up

Taco fest, green chile tasting, BBQ, hot sauce, mmm. Plus: Plum Fest, Antelope Valley Fair, Downey McDonald's turns 65, recyclable goods fashion show »

Things to Do This Week: Descanso After Hours

Things to Do This Week: Descanso After Hours

Golden Road calls upon the glorious gardens. Plus: National Night Out, free Aqualillies show, "SoCal Wanderer," "The Big Lebowski" »

These Cafés Serve Coffee...and Cats

These Cafés Serve Coffee...and Cats

Coffee and cats? That's the name of the game with cat cafés springing up in cities and suburbs across the United States. Check out our list of U.S. cat cafés to see the one closest to you. »

It's Getting Chile Out, at Select Ralphs

It's Getting Chile Out, at Select Ralphs

Hatch chile roasting season opens at select Ralphs locations; find the roasting session closest to you now. »

Dive into a Late-Night Aquarium of the Pacific Deal

Dive into a Late-Night Aquarium of the Pacific Deal

Enjoy a sundown stroll at the lauded Long Beach fish-porium, all while saving cash. »

Chef Joël Robuchon, Who Held the Most Michelin Stars, Dies

Chef Joël Robuchon, Who Held the Most Michelin Stars, Dies

Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by showing diners the delights of the simple mashed potato and a peek at a restaurant kitchen, has died at 73. »

Ten Hours of Huell Howser, to Help Beat the Heat

Ten Hours of Huell Howser, to Help Beat the Heat

It's the 25th anniversary of "Visiting... with Huell Howser," and KCET is throwing a Huell-tastic marathon to celebrate. »

So Peanut Butter & Pickles Ice Cream Is Happening

So Peanut Butter & Pickles Ice Cream Is Happening

"Eat Your Vegetables" is the August theme for Salt & Straw's specialty ice cream offerings. »

Terminally Ill Shelter Dog Checks Off Biggest Item on Bucket List: A New Home

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