Pretty in Pink Goes International

Pretty in Pink, the innovative and fast-growing program that empowers young teen women toward respect, dignity and self-realization, presented at the World Urban Parks Congress in December...

Remembering Capt. Albert Torres

A ceremony was held June 16 for Rec and Parks to honor longtime Ranger Capt. Albert Torres with a plaque in the courtyard outside the Griffith Park Ranger Station and Visitor Center...

City’s Trails: Beautiful, Safe, Free .. and Calling You

Rec and Parks has a hiking trail just for you. They’re outdoor, most have plenty of room, there are trails for all experience levels, including beginner…

Orcutt Ranch continues its orange-picking events for the public.

After a year absence due to the pandemic, orange picking returns in July to Rec and Parks’ Orcutt Ranch in West Hills...

Park Ranger resident horse retires after 6 years of service.

Rec and Parks announced that Park Ranger resident horse Scout retired after 6 years of City service. Scout is a 19 year old Palomino Quarter Horse and has been with the Park Ranger Division since 2014...

Danny Salazar Passes From COVID

On Sept. 15, 2020, Danny Salazar, Park Director, passed away due to complications from the coronavirus. He was 48 and had more than 27 years of City service...

Rec and Parks teams up with LAUSD to create Safer at Parks program...

On Sept. 2, Rec and Parks announced an innovative and thoughtful program with the LAUSD to bring distance learning and meal delivery to underserved children during the pandemic...

New Rec and Parks Operations Center Manages Housing for Thousands During Pandemic

When Rec and Parks opened its Dept. Operations Center (DOC) in January, it could not have known that a pandemic was about to envelop the world. But sometimes the timing is fortunate...

Banning Residence Museum to host historical lecture on vintage technique.

Friends of Banning Museum invites the community attend its next “Keeping History Alive” lecture at the Banning Museum, 401 East “M” St. in Wilmington...

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium to host annual Whale Fiesta in January.

This fun-filled family event, co-sponsored by Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Cetacean Society, celebrates marine mammals...