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An ultimate bachelor pad

LOS ANGELES - Matty Pipes had a goal when he moved into his new home in Hollywood: Create a bachelor pad with a well-traveled look that did not look "decorator done."

Home & Garden

On Gardening: Dazzling daylilies showing out at a garden near you

Our American Hemerocallis Society Display Garden is in full bloom and while they all are extraordinarily beautiful there are those certain varieties that just keep me fixated. I started noticing a few similar traits and as I researched them I realized they were all tetraploids. So instead of being diploid with each cell having two sets of chromosomes these varieties have four sets.

Food & Drink

Restaurant inspections for May 25

Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office. For questions concerning these reports, contact the health office at 360-867-2667.

Home & Garden

Style at Home: Picnic pronto! Pack a basket and get outside

For me, all great moments revolve around good food - and lots of it. So when I think of summer, I think of picnics. Picnics are the perfect prelude to your favorite outdoor events, like Shakespeare in the Park, Fourth of July fireworks or an outdoor concert. Or, for gatherings of friends and family to celebrate special days like Memorial Day weekend, birthdays or Father's Day.

Travel

Jack London State Historic Park, 100 years after he died

GLEN ELLEN, Calif.-Rain fell. Nothing major, certainly not on the level of an Old Testament gully washer. Just a steady, spitting splatter of linked hydrogen and hydroxyl ions that turned the ground squishy and made you want to nominate the inventor of Gor-Tex for a Nobel.

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