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...

Ranger Capt. Albert Torres passed away Oct. 12 after protecting City from fire.

City flags flew at half-staff Oct. 17 to note the death of Park Ranger Capt. Albert Torres, Rec and Parks, Club Member, who died Oct. 12...

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium to host Halloween family frightfest.

The 14th annual Sea Scare, San Pedro’s frighteningly fun family Halloween party, is set for Saturday, Oct. 26, from 7 to 10 p.m. The evening carries a bioluminescence theme...

Cabrillo Aquarium hosts annual family festival.

Fans can celebrate the bounty of the sea with fun-in-the-sun games at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium's Autumn Sea Fair, set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Children of all ages will enjoy ocean-related activities throughout the day, including face-painting, origami lessons and gyotaku...