Smorgasburg Returns to LA, 62 Best Fall Crafts to Help You Celebrate the Season and more to know this week in LA

October 12th, 2020

California in the News

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You won’t be able to buy a new gas-powered car in California by 2035

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a plan to reduce demand for fossil fuels. Read the story here.

Local Events

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These L.A. landmarks are doubling as voting centers for the November 2020 election

Dodger Stadium, the Wiltern and other massive venues will turn into polling places open to all Angelenos.

Learn more here.

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There’s a food lover’s Halloween drive-through event coming to a spooky lake near L.A.

The Bite LA promises food served by creatures, plus a virtual campfire with hot cocoa. Learn more here.

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Smorgasburg L.A. returns with a new weekend-only delivery system

The massive food fest is coming to your door for six weekends only. Find out more here.

Lifestyle Tips & Tricks

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14 Gorgeous Pergola Designs to Make Your Outdoor Space Shine All Year Long

We’re just going to come out and say it: If you don’t have a pergola in your backyard, chances are you’re not making the most of your outdoor square footage. So, what is a pergola? It’s a structure typically built with roof beams, without a solid roof or walls. The benefit of the average pergola is its ability to define and establish outdoor spaces, such as dining areas or seating lounges. Get the inspo here.

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These Designer-Approved Zoom Backgrounds Are Like an Instant Makeover For Your Home Office

Now that we’re several months into this new normal of spending more time at home and interacting with friends, family, and coworkers solely over video chat—Zoom, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, you name it—it’s not surprising that many of us are craving a bit of change, especially when it comes to our interiors. Learn more here.

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62 Best Fall Crafts to Help You Celebrate the Season, DIY-Style

Autumn is finally here, and that means it’s time for a some easy, earth-toned, comfy-cozy DIYs. Country Living has gathered together the best crafts to bring in the new season. Each of these easy, family-friendly crafts is super cute and incredibly simple to make.