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2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards Announced

Dec 16, 2010 by Tom Jones

Tis that time of season, besides Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and the New Year that most of the Film Industry’s best known institutions nominate their choices for different 2010 Movie and Television awards.
Along with the other [...]

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Venice (Canals included) Walking Tour – Part 4

Dec 15, 2010 by Lisa Newton

When we last left our Venice (Canals included) Walking Tour, we were standing at the corner of Windward Avenue, heading east toward Kinney Circle. Although Venice is known for its unique Boardwalk, Venice isn’t only [...]

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It’s Time for the Santa Monica Pub Crawl

Dec 15, 2010 by Lisa Newton

With the Holidays inching closer, it’s that time again.
Time for the Santa Monica Pub Crawl
Starting on Saturday, December 18th at 5:00pm, the 2nd Annual Santa Monica Pub Crawl, is an annual adventure exploring Santa Monica’s [...]

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California Receives Unexpected Windfall to Build High Speed Rail Projects

Dec 14, 2010 by Tom Jones

Although Wisconsin obtained commitments of approximately 800 million dollars for High Speed Rail projects, and an additional 400 million dollars from the Federal Stimulus package–a total of 1.2 billion dollars was pledged to Wisconsin.
Unbelievably, Governor-elect [...]

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DWP Light Festival Cancelled but Not Forgotten

Dec 14, 2010

For the last fourteen years, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has hosted its annual Light Festival at Griffith Park.
With the millions of colored lights dancing in the night, the Festival attracted [...]

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As the holidays approach, imagine it’s Christmas Eve, 1898, and you are invited to the Kellogg House

Dec 13, 2010

As you step into the vestibule of this original home, you feel like you should be wearing a hat and gloves, and carrying a box of chocolates.
Magically, when you visit the Heritage Museum in [...]

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Celebrating the Holidays at Farmers Market In Boyle Heights

Dec 13, 2010

What could be better–celebrating the Holidays or buying local?
Well, the easy answer is both, which is what you’ll find on Friday, December 17th, from 3:30pm until 9:00pm, when the Boyle Heights Farmers Market hosts the [...]

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Norman O. Houston Park

Dec 12, 2010

Located next to the entrance of the La Brea Loop Trail is a wonderful neighborhood park.
The park is named after Norman Oliver Houston, who, in 1975 was honored as a “pioneer of Black industry” by [...]

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Sing-a-Long Saturday – Good Charlotte’s The River

Dec 11, 2010

In case you didn’t realize, the LA River is enjoying a kind of rebirth. About 6 months ago, it was declared “navigable.”
Since then, increased interest in maintaining or using the the River, keeping it [...]

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How to save 1 Hour on your Commute time if you live in West LA

Dec 10, 2010

Do you live on the Westside?
If you do, you know how much of a hassle taking Metro can be. But don’t get me wrong, I really like Metro, but their service to the Westside isn’t [...]

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Is Los Angeles Really Laid Back?

Dec 10, 2010

Los Angeles and California in general, have a reputation for being laid back.
Wearing shorts, walking around in flip flops all day, or just sitting by the beach on a warm afternoon, are all common [...]

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A walk along Cesar E. Chavez Avenue

Dec 09, 2010

At just over 6 miles, Cesar E. Chavez Avenue is actually a fairly new Los Angeles Street.
Inaugurated in 1994, and named in honor of the famous union leader César Chávez, the street starts at the [...]

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Don’t Miss the Holiday Boat Parade at the Venice Canals

Dec 09, 2010

In case you didn’t know it, I’m a huge admirer and aficionado of our Venice Canals.
I originally visited them while I visited and wrote the small map, and now I’m in the process of [...]

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Hiking the La Brea Loop Trail

Dec 08, 2010

Yesterday, after waking up and realizing that it was going to be a beautiful day–replete with sunshine, clear skies, and fresh air, I was determined to enjoy the day by taking a hike to somewhere [...]

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