The Hello Bar is a simple web toolbar that engages users and communicates a call to action. Travelin' Local - Part 6

The Long Beach Museum of Art featuring ‘Art in Wood’ and ‘Impact of Water’

Jan 24, 2011 by Sandy Schroeder

Driving along Ocean Avenue on the to the Long Beach Art Museum, I always marvel at the timeless appeal of the ocean bluffs.
Since the early 1900’s the Art Museum, and many of nearby [...]

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Let’s Celebrate National Pie Day Today in Los Angeles

Jan 23, 2011 by Lisa Newton

Just in case you weren’t aware of it yet, today, January 23, 2011 is National Pie Day, not to be confused with the other National Pi Day, which is actually in March, and has to [...]

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Sing-a-Long Saturday – California Dreamin’ by the original Mamas and Papas

Jan 22, 2011 by Lisa Newton

Anyone who grew up in the 60’s has heard of the Mamas and the Papas. Their unique vocal harmonies helped them garner five albums and 11 Top 40 hit singles. Plus, they have sold nearly [...]

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Australian Tea Trees in Black & White

Jan 21, 2011 by Lisa Newton

If you’ve ever visited Palisades Park in Santa Monica, you’ve come across a few interesting trees.
Among the most unusual are the knotted and gnarled Australian Tea Trees. Twisted and knobby, these trees are only [...]

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Public Art at the Yahoo! Center

Jan 20, 2011

On Martin Luther King Day, I decided to visit the Yahoo! Center Park.
This wonderful parcel of land in Santa Monica, has many splendorous–and perfectly maintained–blades of grass for both Yahoo! employees, and the general [...]

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March Madness? No!! It’s LA’s Weather Madness

Jan 19, 2011

Over the relatively recent years and decades, Los Angeles’ weather has had ts fair share of some rain, a bit of fog, and lots and lots of sunshine.
However, last month we had a week’s [...]

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Venice (Canals Included) Walking Tour – Part 5

Jan 18, 2011

Since our last Venice (Canals Included) Walking Tour story, we ended that portion at the Post Office in Windward Circle.
It’s the heart and soul of Abbott Kinney’s vision of bringing Venice, Italy to California.
While on [...]

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The Yahoo! Center Park in Santa Monica

Jan 17, 2011

Although I’ve passed by this park many times, I never took notice of all of its features until recently, when I actually decided a few days ago to stop and take a closer look.
From the [...]

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Sing-a-Long Saturday – Donna Summer’s Sunset People

Jan 15, 2011

Do you remember the disco days?
I’m sure you a lot of you can recall spending your entire evening dancing to all hours of the night to a unique beat that begged your feet to [...]

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Reflections of El Dorado Nature Center – Families and Squirrels, Ducks and Turtles

Jan 14, 2011

It was a little cool, and a bit overcast, as I stepped out of my car at the El Dorado Nature Center’s parking lot.
But my welcoming committee was ready–right there to greet me was [...]

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The History of our Nation literally passed through Los Angeles

Jan 13, 2011

Did you know that in Los Angeles’ backyard we are a major part of a 1,200 mile trail that stretches from Arizona all the way to San Francisco?
The trail traverses through deserts, rivers, woodlands, shorelines, [...]

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What does 4°s Look Like?

Jan 12, 2011

This past week, I spent some time with my family in rural Ohio.
Previously, I’ve mentioned that I grew up there.
In fact, I lived there for 19 years before moving to Washington, D.C.
Some of [...]

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Culver City’s Music in the Chamber starts this Friday

Jan 11, 2011

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Culver City’s Music in the Chambers, is featuring members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, with three free Neighborhood Chamber Music Concerts.
The gig will be held at Mike [...]

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Three Parks at the LA River

Jan 10, 2011

Located in the triangle where Interstate 5 meets the 110 freeway, there are three little known parks, all highlighting the wonderful attributes of the Los Angeles River.
It’s all part of a “promising effort,” for [...]

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