Los Angeles Walks’ Fundraiser is Around the Corner

It’s increasingly common for Angelenos and visitors alike to walk the city for fun, exercise and transportation. An important proponent of this trend is an organization called Los Angeles Walks, which was founded in 1998 and is a project of Community Partners. Since its inception, “Los Angeles Walks has consistently worked to raise awareness about pedestrian […]

Art, Music & Family Fun at TarFest 2015

I’m always attracted to events that help cultivate the local arts scene in Los Angeles, which is why I’m so excited about TarFest 2015, the annual music and culture festival hosted by KCSN-FM 88.5 and LAUNCH LA. This free, all ages event features an impressive roster of rising local artists and musicians, a Lagunitas Biergarten […]

History, Food and Fun All Come Together at the 6th Annual L.A. Heritage Day

This weekend the L.A. Heritage Alliance and El Pueblo Historical Monument, in association with the El Pueblo Park Association (EPPA), will host the Sixth Annual L.A. Heritage Day, which promotes the history of Los Angeles and Southern California through tours, free museum access, children’s activities, presentations, food, and more. The event is made possible through […]

Chocolate, Art and History – A Valentine’s Day Celebration

If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special loved one, here’s an event that’s sure to satisfy. Weaving together chocolate, art and history, Maite Gomez-Rejon, founder of ArtBites, will take you on a culinary journey that traces the history of chocolate as seen through LACMA’s collection of ancient Mayan, colonial […]

The 626 Night Market Returns for a Second Year

If you like Asian food, shopping and music, this is the event for you. For the second year in a row the 626 Night Market brings the energy, spirit and excitement of the Asian night market scene to greater Los Angeles.

Ron Finley: A Guerilla Gardener in South Central LA

I regularly keep tabs on the latest TED talks, since I find many of them both engaging and thought provoking. One of the best I’ve seen in a long time is by Ron Finley, an artist and designer raised in South Central LA. In his talk, Finley describes how he was inspired to address some of […]

Crenshaw / LAX Community Films Series: Randy’s Donuts

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is overseeing a major expansion of the region’s transportation network. Thanks in no small part to the passage of Measure R in 2008, Metro will spend upwards of $40 billion to relieve traffic and upgrade transportation infrastructure throughout the county over a 30-year period.