Archive for South Bay

Hiking the Rancho Palos Verdes Hills

Jan 05, 2011 by Lisa Newton

In my previous story a few days ago entitled A Great Sunset Watching Spot at Rancho Palos Verdes , I mentioned that I not only took my pictures there, but I did so while hiking [...]

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A Great Sunset Watching Spot at Rancho Palos Verdes

Jan 02, 2011 by Lisa Newton

A few days ago, I went hiking at Rancho Palos Verdes. Although I’ve never been there before, and didn’t know too much about the area where I was going and the day was getting short, [...]

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The Surf’s not up at Long Beach, California… Yet!

Jun 21, 2010 by Sean Belk

As typical beach cities go, Long Beach can be compared to more of a wading pool, only incredibly dirtier. How much dirtier? Well, imagine taking a bath in water runoff from about a dozen major [...]

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Sundays with George at KC Branaghan’s

Jun 16, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

The first thing you’ll want to do when you get to K.C. Branaghan’s for Sunday breakfast, or lunch, is to find George, the man with the champagne. At least that’s what I did this past [...]

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Long Beach gears up for its Free Summer Concert Series

Jun 01, 2010

To keep you continuously up-to-date about all the different free concerts and movies in Los Angeles this summer,Travelin’ Local just added the Summer and Music (S.A.M.),  "Music for the People. Powered by the Sun," to its [...]

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4th Street/Retro Row in Long Beach turns back the Clock

Apr 06, 2010

You didn’t just walk into a time warp or step off the DeLorean into a “Back to the Future” movie lot.
The bygone years of yesterday can be found right here in Long Beach on a [...]

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Yoga and Yoga World brings Peace into your Daily Life

Feb 28, 2010

When it comes to choosing a Yoga studio, the amount of options available to choose from may be overwhelming.  A studio should be chosen according to the type of yoga taught , but more so, [...]

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Long Beach on the path to becoming a top “Bike-Friendly” City

Feb 10, 2010

Riding your bike through a busy metropolitan city isn’t always a pleasant experience.
Whether you’re a novice or an expert cyclist, you’re sure to get a few jeers or honks from motorists on the road—or [...]

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How the LA Metro is part of the “Green” Mass Transportation Movement

Jan 26, 2010

It’s no mystery that Los Angeles has some of the worst air quality in the nation. Doubly worse is the heavy traffic that clogs up the freeways on a daily basis. And if you decide [...]

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Bikestations: Safe, Secure, and Commuter Friendly

Oct 18, 2009

Both Los Angeles (scroll down to page 129) and Santa Monica City Zoning laws require additional space for bike parking for every new commercial building, signaling the beginning of a newly emerging trend both here [...]

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Healthy Menus, Fresh Herbs, and Sunshine Thai

Oct 17, 2009

When you’re in Long Beach, and want to have a quick, affordable, and tasty meal, check out Sunshine Thai Cuisine, located on Pacific Avenue. Its broad menu, clean surroundings, and cheap eats without usurping on [...]

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Having Fun in the Sun at Cabrillo Beach

Jul 07, 2009

Can you see yourself in this picture? If you visit Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro, you can not only become a part of the scenery, you can frolic in it as well.
But, Cabrillo Beach isn’t [...]

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Happy 4th of July from San Pedro and Point Fermin Park

Jul 04, 2009

San Pedro sits literally at the southernmost tip of Los Angeles and is located at the southern end of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
As you can see from this vantage point shot, San Pedro is [...]

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Long Beach the “other” Great City of Southern California

Jul 02, 2009

Although known to many, and not known to quite more, Long Beach ranks among one of the most important cities in all of California. I’ll get to that part in another story. For this story [...]

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