Life

Marymount Academy students Emily Sportan, back right, Mckenzie Lalonde and Victoria Muscolino serve food to Billie Haryett, left, and Cody Lavallee at a Christmas luncheon at the Sudbury Action Centre for Youth in Sudbury on Friday. The luncheon was organized by Grade 12 students at Marymount, and the event has been going on for 27 years. John Lappa/Sudbury Star

Marymount students 'give us hope again'

Carrigan Dorion has just finished lunch and she looks quite satisfied. It is no wonder, the aromas wafting through the basement of the Sudbury Action Centre for Youth (SACY), in a former church on Pine Street, awaken the nose and tease the taste buds.

View from the Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes peninsula, not far from ultra urban Los Angeles. The '60s Batman TV series and some Pirates of the Caribbean scenes were shot in the area. MARK DANIELL/TORONTO SUN

Rethinking the Los Angeles experience

Tell someone you're going to Los Angeles, and it's unlikely the first thing they're going to think is: Wow, what a great place to hike, escape to an island and get in touch with nature.