Beat this heat at a splash pad

It's splash pad time. The temps are high but the kids still want to go outside. Unless you have a pool at home, it's time to pack up the swimsuits and sunscreen and head to the nearest splash pad. Here's a list of places you can go to cool [...]

Upcoming Events in SFV – July 2019, Part 1

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, July 12, 13, 14 and 19, 20, 21.  Fri July 12th LOS ANGELES: Late Night Fridays at the Tar Pits – La Brea Tar Pits and Museum - From 5 to 8 pm. Friday [...]

Still have fireworks? Don’t get burned this weekend!

Did you know fireworks are illegal where you are? According to 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger, "fireworks of any kind are illegal in Los Angeles County unincorporated communities and in many of its 88 cities." And even though the official day may be over, we still have the unofficial July [...]

Where to watch fireworks in the San Fernando Valley on July 4

What would the 4th of July be without fireworks? Good thing we don't have to find out! While there are locations with admission fees, the ones below are FREE to attend. Please note that you may need to pay for parking, though. If you want to watch a bunch [...]

Free Things to Do in LA this Summer 2019

If you read my Upcoming Events posts, you know there are a lot of fun and FREE things to do in LA and the SFV. In case you want to make plans way ahead, here are some links you'll want to bookmark. The big cheat sheet of free & [...]

Bigotry Ban Passes in LA

Los Angeles City Hall In April, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved the civil and human rights ordinance. This means that discrimination and other forms of bigotry will be prohibited. The vote for the ordinance was 12-0. There will also be a commission to investigate violations of residents' [...]

Golf courses in San Fernando Valley

For golf lovers, the SFV is the perfect place for excellent golf courses. I've put together a quick guide on some of the many ones located in the area. Plus, as you may know, I'm always looking for deals to pass on to you. Golf is no exception! To [...]

Upcoming Events in SFV – June 2019, Part 2

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, June 14, 15, 16 and 21, 22, 23.  Don't forget: Juneteenth is June 15th, June 16th is Father's Day, and June is PRIDE month! Fri June 14th WOODLAND HILLS: FRI-YAY! Silent Disco - GLOW PARTY [...]

9 Ways to Choose LA: Which Neighborhood Is for You?

In an area as large as Los Angeles, there are many places you can call home. But which one should you choose? An article from Curbed LA offers "12 things to consider." We're going to look at nine. Get to know LA's regions (Westside, Central LA, Northeast LA, San [...]

Where to go for Mother’s Day brunch

Mother's Day and brunch – they go together like orange juice and champagne. If you're still figuring out how you want to celebrate the day with your mother, we've put together some ideas for you. Shutters on the Beach- Santa Monica They call it a "casual beachfront cafe and [...]

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