Giving Tuesday: Be The Helping Hand This Year

Ever since it was introduced in 2012, Giving Tuesday follows Thursday Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Entering its sixth year, GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. This Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving, as a [...]

Where to Order a To-Go Thanksgiving Dinner in Los Angeles

The holiday season is the time of year when schedules are more hectic than usual. So, when life gets frenzied during these times, don’t think twice about picking up the phone to call favorite restaurants with dinner orders. Here I have a list of several Los Angeles restaurants that [...]

Veteran’s Day 2017 | Activities and Events in LA

Why Do We Celebrate Veteran’s Day? World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” - officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in Paris, however, fighting ceased seven months earlier on November 11, 1918. For that reason, this day [...]

LA’s Best Places for a Bonfire This Year

Nothing says California more than having a bonfire on the beach while watching the sunset. True, lighting a bonfire is outlawed on several LA beaches, these 6 places span from north to south along the coast and all offer unique experiences, yours is only to enjoy! Cabrillo Beach - San Pedro Cabrillo [...]

The Cleanest And Dirtiest Beaches Around LA

Summer days are here and kids are out of school, so what better way to cool down and have fun than visiting a nearby beach? Swimming, playing beach games or jogging for those who want to stay in shape while getting a golden tan is just a bonus, but [...]

Upcoming Events | June Part 2

If you’ve had fun attending the events written in the previous blog about the upcoming happenings in the first part of June, here is the rest of the fun stuff to do in the next two remaining weeks of June for the area of San Fernando Valley and around.. [...]

Volunteering 2017 | Make Memorial Day More Meaningful This Year

Memorial Day is of great importance for the US history and identity and everyone is celebrating in their own way. From good old fashioned BBQ under the sun to community entertaining events, there are many ways to have fun with family and friends. However, we suggest you go in [...]

Memorial Day Weekend | Upcoming Events 26-29 May 2017

See what's planned in San Fernando Valley, Encino and more neighborhoods this Memorial Day extended weekend. Plan your days ahead with our upcoming events blog for Los Angeles. From music festivals and fairs to belly dancing and lazy Sunday film screenings, you can spend a weekend full of fun [...]

Celebrate! San Fernando Valley Cinco De Mayo Alternatives & Options

Here in LA, we celebrate Cinco de Mayo like no one else.  Probably because Cinco de Mayo is actually an American created holiday, not a Mexican one.  Back in the 1980s, when Hispanic-American immigration began to rise and Latino cultural pride began to be noticed, and Mexican-Americans were beginning [...]

Local Earth Day Events

photo courtesy of Kevin Gill@flickr.com Have you ever just stood there in nature and looked around at our beautiful environment? Birds, trees, flowers, animals, and much much more are our responsibility! We as humans shape this planet and it is up to us to keep it [...]

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