Playing hooky from classes today, the original idea was to go shooting for the photo assignments. This is the itinerary we ran around LA: 1. Coffee at Zephyr, then planning a rogue trip to the pet store to get healthy turtle food. For secret project. Unplanned events: V. loses first jar of turtle food in… Continue reading Thursday adventures
This Saturday, May 9, 2009 from 9:00 AM to noon is the 20th anniversary of the LA River cleanup project by FoLAR (Friends of the LA River) and thousands of people are meeting at sites all along the river to clean it up. They clean up about 30 tons of trash every year. You can… Continue reading Annual LA River Cleanup!
Here are a few pictures of the California poppies we saw at the Poppy Preserve in Fairmont (near Lancaster). There weren’t so many poppies this year, and this was the tail end of the season, so it’s not as spectacular as it could be, but the pictures still give an idea of how pretty it… Continue reading California poppies this weekend
Sam Hall Kaplan, the roving City critic for Off-Ramp and John Rabe discuss Pocket Park. It’s between Angels Flight and the Pershing Square metro stop on Hill. It’s a very small area, a quarter of an acre, and not very impressive, but there are two reasons I’m posting this here: Downtown LA is changing, very… Continue reading Pocket Park – hidden corner of LA
You don’t have much time if you don’t want to miss them. This is what the Antelope Valley State Natural Preserve says on their web site: 3/28/09 The poppies are here! We don’t have carpets of orange yet, but we have brilliant patches starting to fill in the south facing slopes, with blinding yellow swaths of… Continue reading Poppies in bloom!