Last week, on a day when spectacular storm clouds were dropping snow on the mountains, we hiked across the scenic Baldwin Hills on the newly completed Park to Playa Trail, enjoying the best views the Westside has to offer.
The campus of Caltech has been a welcome respite for Pasadena residents during the pandemic, offering a tranquil setting for walks. In this post, we take a tour and show you the most interesting sights on campus.
Photographer Brenda Escobar captures the nostalgic beauty of much of Los Angeles, from her home neighborhood of Reseda to the Toy District of Downtown LA. In this post, we discuss her artwork, her upbringing in the Valley, her favorite places to visit, and the travails of going to FedEx.
It’s going to be a long time before we can do anything indoors. So how about a nice, quiet game of mini golf? In this post, we explore South Pasadena’s stretch of the Arroyo Seco.
On a hill in Northeast LA is one the city’s largest parks, with beautiful views and intriguing history. This is our climb to the top of Debs Park.
Mt. Washington is one of the most charming neighborhoods in Los Angeles, with many stairways that take you up its beautiful hillsides. This tour shows you the sights this tranquil neighborhood has to offer.
South Pasadena is the ultimate personification of idyllic Americana, at least as far as Hollywood was concerned. In our Halloween-themed walking tour, we explore the picturesque streets and delightful local businesses of this charming locale.
Northeast Santa Monica is a charming neighborhood of parks and beautiful homes, a world away from the touristy districts along the beach.
East LA is one of the most tight-knit communities in all of Los Angeles. In this post, we share our perspectives of the community, both from a newcomer and a native.
The Colorado Street Bridge is a famous and beautiful icon of Pasadena. But while many people have seen the bridge, few venture down to the beautiful park beneath the bridge.