Dog-friendly beaches in the area

Summertime is beach time, and it's time for you and your dog to hit the sand. But which beaches in the area allow dogs? Save yourself some frustration by taking note about which beaches are dog-friendly. Rosie's Dog Beach - Long Beach - 1 Argonne Ave This is the [...]

7 tips and tricks for flea market finds

If you're a flea market fiend, you already know plenty of ways to find the best items and the best deals. But for those of us who aren't as well-versed, here are some tips from the pros. I'm also including some San Fernando Valley flea markets to check out [...]

Upcoming Events in SFV – July 2019, Part 2/August 2019, Part 1

Here’s your guide to what’s happening in the San Fernando Valley during the next two weekends, July 26, 27, 28 and Aug. 2, 3, 4.  Fri July 26th HOLLYWOOD: Beasts from the Sea! - ZJU Theatre - Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through Aug. 3; 8 - 11 pm. Zombie Joe’s [...]

Red Cross needs blood donors

The American Red Cross recently issued an emergency call for eligible people to donate blood. Individuals of any blood type are requested to come one of their locations to help out. According to the San Fernando Sun, "about 450 fewer blood drives were organized by businesses and other community [...]

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 [...]

Are you prepared for a major earthquake?

With the recent earthquakes, it's a good time to go over emergency disaster preparedness. There's no doubt that Southern California is a great place to live. But along with gorgeous, sunny days, great homes, and countless things to do, earthquakes are a fact of life. But there are things [...]

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 [...]

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 & [...]

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 [...]

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