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Sing-a-Long Saturday – The Byrds — One of the most Influential Bands of the 60’s

Jan 09, 2011 by Lisa Newton

Originating from Los Angeles in 1964, “The Byrds” are considered by critics to be one of the most influential bands of the 1960s. Initially, they pioneered the musical genre of folk rock, melding the influence [...]

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A Film Review of A Crime – a Movie about Violence, Obsession, and a Fall Guy

Jan 07, 2011 by Tom Jones

A Crime, staring Harvey Keitel as Roger Culkin, Emmanuelle Béart as Alice Parker, and Norman Reedus as the character, Vincent Harris, deals with matters of the heart and head in which the characters are all [...]

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From Sunlit days in the Canyon, to Winter Storms, Cranberry was there

Jan 06, 2011 by Sandy Schroeder

As you probably saw on the news, Laguna Canyon was ravaged with recent winter storms. Pacific Marine Mammal Center was especially hard hit, and had to evacuate their mammals, which included Cranberry, the little seal [...]

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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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Top 25 Inexpensive Vegetarian-friendly Restaurants in Los Angeles

Jan 04, 2011

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, have you thought about visiting a local vegetarian restaurant?
Traditionally, a vegetarian diet is lower in fat and calories than a meat based diet. More [...]

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Culver City’s Lindberg Park and After School Program

Jan 03, 2011

I grew up living across the street from a park, which is probably why I have a particular fondness for them. Every child should have easy access to a playground, basketball court, or in my [...]

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A Great Sunset Watching Spot at Rancho Palos Verdes

Jan 02, 2011

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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Happy New Year, Los Angeles & So Cal!

Dec 31, 2010

2010 has been a great year for Travelin’ Local, and I know that 2011 will be even better.
And all of the thanks go to you–our wonderful readers. Furthermore, we hope that in 2011, all [...]

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Ballona Creek in Black & White

Dec 30, 2010

Yesterday’s rain brought back memories of the week long rain we had just a few days ago.
Just when you think it’s going to be a sunny day, nature tricks you and out come the [...]

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January is LA Arts Month

Dec 29, 2010

Who could resist the idea of a month long celebration of art here in Los Angeles?
After all, Los Angeles’ heart beats to an artistic drum. From being the home of public murals to the Hollywood [...]

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What’s the Best Way to get rid of your Christmas Tree?

Dec 29, 2010

Why recycle it of course.
Starting today through January 15th, 2011, residents throughout Los Angeles County can recycle their Christmas trees by placing them curbside during regular garbage collection days, or by taking them to a [...]

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22nd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Opens on January 6th

Dec 28, 2010

Although the only excuse you need to go to Palm Springs is to just sit back and relax for a weekend–as if you ever needed another–try this one:
22nd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival
With almost [...]

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Celebrating Christmas by Hiking to Newton Canyon Falls in Malibu

Dec 27, 2010

On Saturday, Christmas Day, the rain broke and I made a beehive to Malibu–a place of immense beauty both beach side and mountain side.
The primary reason I wanted to go there because it was [...]

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Merry Christmas, Everyone!

Dec 24, 2010

Not everyone celebrates Christmas, but for me, Christmas is more about fond memories which everyone can relate to.
When I was a child, I woke up to find our family’s Christmas tree loaded with gifts. And [...]

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