Griffith Park on Black Friday

Nov 28, 2009 by Lisa Newton

In the spirit of “Buy Nothing Day,” I went hiking on Black Friday. I did wake up early–not for the Early Bird Specials– my plan was to go to Griffith Park for a hike to [...]

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A Different View of the Hollywood Sign

Oct 15, 2009 by Lisa Newton

While researching my Mapping Swimming Pools in LA article, I discovered a new trail I wanted to hike–Bronson Canyon. The trail’s mount begins in Griffith Park, and twists and turns all the way up to [...]

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Best Places to See the Hollywood Sign

Aug 10, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Although at times you can see the Hollywood Sign from many places though out Los Angeles, getting close to it is easier said than done, and can be a daunting task. So Travelin’ Local thought [...]

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The Hollywood Reservoir – LA’s Water Resource

Aug 07, 2009

After doing a bit of research, I found out that after a four year closure, the Hollywood Reservoir’s walking trail has reopened. Like many, anything with the word Hollywood preceding the sentence piques my interest. [...]

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The Magical Cliffs of the Hollyridge Trail

Jun 11, 2009

During my recent hiking foray on the “Hollyridge Trail” to reach the Hollywood sign, I was intrigued by the indelible mark and beauty of the ever ever-present foliage, plants, and growths which garnered most of [...]

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