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The Top 6 Ski Resorts within 2 Hours of Los Angeles

The Top 6 Ski Resorts within 2 Hours of Los Angeles

→  January 24, 2010

If its raining in Los Angeles, chances are its snowing somewhere close by in the mountains. What does snow in the mountains mean? Skiing, Snowboarding, and Fun, Fun, and more Fun When I was about 16 years old, the Explorers troop I belonged to decided to go on a skiing trip. Never having been skiing before, when [...]

In honor of the East Coast Snowstorms, today’s picture of Santa Monica’s beach

In honor of the East Coast Snowstorms, today’s picture of Santa Monica’s beach

→  December 19, 2009

Having lived on the East Coast, unfortunately I too, have had to endure my fair share of abuse from its weather. From snarled traffic, closed schools, and freezing cold temperatures, I know how bad it can get. I also grew up in Ohio—where it gets very cold in the winter. Images unfold, just thinking about [...]

It’s Raining and Snowing in Los Angeles

It’s Raining and Snowing in Los Angeles

→  December 8, 2009

Although Monday’s clouds didn’t bring as much rain as originally forecast, it was enough to severely disrupt traffic which of course, caused delays and plenty of accidents. Surprisingly, Mount Wilson had snow, as the LAist’s showed a beautiful shot of its snow-ridden Observatory. Historic Mount Wilson Observatory is an astronomical research facility located in the [...]

It’s snowing at Travelin’ Local

It’s snowing at Travelin’ Local

→  January 23, 2009

For someone who lives on the West Coast, visiting the East Coast during winter isn’t the easiest trip to plan. Questions abound: What should I wear? What shouldn’t I wear? Do I need snow boots? Or a winter coat? Even what kind of socks should be packed enter the equation. When I departed on my [...]