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Fourth of July: Foster a Lost Pet

The City of Los Angeles Animal Services Department has put out an urgent call for foster volunteers. July 4th fireworks are expected to fill shelters with lost and scared pets. This is the busiest time of the year, and your help can … Continue reading

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Cross Town Capades: UCLA v USC in Ice Hockey

Since I grew up with brothers who played ice hockey, I am pretty sure that UCLA did not have a hockey team when I went there, or if it did, I never heard about it. So when I received an alumni … Continue reading

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Tillman Paddleout November 2015

If you are an Internet animal purveyor you know of Tillman. He was a Renaissance pup of sorts – an English Bulldog who skated, surfed and even had an endorsement deal representing Natural Balance! Tillman even held, at one time, the Guinness … Continue reading

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Tillamook Wild Food Foraging Workshop

Photography by Paula Lauren Gibson/AfroPix Looking at a Malibu hillside, I would have never thought “Food!”  That is until now. Tillamook, the cheese, ice cream, etc cooperative – as part of promoting their “#ForRealFood” campaign, – sponsored a wild food … Continue reading

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Special Olympics – Host Town Costa Mesa and the Bahamas Team Visit the OC Fair

7,000 special needs athletes representing 177 countries have descended on Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics Games. Leading up the opening ceremony and games, various towns around Southern California have played Host Town to the athletics, coaches and volunteers. … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 31, 2015: 10th Annual Museums Free Admission Program

This Saturday, January 31, 2015 there is free admission to many of the museums throughout the city as part of the 10th Annual Museums Free-for-all program. Right now LACMA is showing paintings from the Hudson Valley River School, Haunted Screens: … Continue reading

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El Velorio – Remembering the dead

It’s that time of the year when not all of the skeletons you see are for Halloween. “Dia de los Muertos” or “The Day of the Dead” is a Mexican celebration which dates back to the 16th century if not … Continue reading

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Track of the Dolls: Derby Dolls Compete

When I was a kid, we used to go to the Olympic Auditorium to see the Roller Games featuring the Los Angeles Thunderbirds aka T-Birds. It was exciting, particularly when they did “the whip” – where the team would propel … Continue reading

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Knott’s Scary Farm: Hanging with Kenzel

Out again hanging with my 13-year-old cousin, Kenzel. This time we hit Knott’s Scary Farm. Although I’ve been to the regular Farm, I had never been to Scary Farm. We started out with the “Boo Fest” buffet. We weren’t aware … Continue reading

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Obscura Society LA: Exploring DTLA’s Arts District

Live in Los Angeles long enough and you’ll get the impression that you know all there is to know about the city. Wrong!   Cindy Schwarzstein, the founder of Cartwheel Art, an Arts District resident, a Los Angeles River Artists and … Continue reading

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