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My obsession with the ocean started early, in the days when I was so little that my very tall father could hoist me on his shoulder and jump waves near the Santa Monica Pier. I learned to swim in the Pacific Ocean and added every stroke to my skills, swimming on teams for ten years. But all along, I knew what I really wanted to do was scuba dive.

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Are you looking for an unforgettable adventure? Taiwan is calling you! This gem of East Asia offers a perfect blend of vibrant city life, breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural heritage and mouth-watering cuisine. Whether you’re an urban explorer, a nature lover or a foodie, Taiwan has something incredible to offer.

The nation brought its culinary best – and a sense of down-home hospitality and comfort – to wow 300-plus on the Malibu Pier at April’s Great Australian Bite.

Court-appointed special advocates make a life-changing difference for children who have experienced abuse or neglect.

For those who seek an active lifestyle, Los Angeles has much to offer.


Best of the Southland

The time has finally come! Here are the Best of the Southland finals, voted by L.A. Times readers, from our five regional sections.