Archive for Parks

Malibu Lagoon the “Riviera of California”

May 12, 2009 by Lisa Newton

During my recent bus ride to Malibu, my first stop was at the Malibu Lagoon State Beach, a 13 acre shallow water embayment occurring at the boundary of the Malibu Creek Watershed, the second largest [...]

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Pershing Square is the Place to be

Mar 31, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, Pershing Square has a long and rich history dating back to 1866.
Its last redesign was in 1994, led by the famed architect Ricardo Legorreta and landscape architect, [...]

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A Vacation Day at Coldwater Canyon Park

Mar 29, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Nestled tightly toward the top of Mulholland Dr, in the hills of Beverly Hills, is Coldwater Canyon Park.

“Set atop chaparral-covered canyons, it provides a haven of natural beauty in the midst of Los Angeles’ sprawling [...]

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Macarthur Park is going to The People

Mar 23, 2009 by Lisa Newton

A couple days ago, I featured some of our local feathered friends that I discovered while visiting Macarthur Park, so today I’d like to share some other interesting photographs that I took while I was [...]

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Macarthur Park is going to the Birds

Mar 20, 2009

Whoever thought a major metropolitan city like Los Angeles couldn’t have so many different varieties of birds, definitely hasn’t visited Macarthur Park, which is located in the Westlake district.
Considering the recent history of Macarthur Park, [...]

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