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  • The Donut Life Museum Transforms into a Place Where You Can Escape

    C. Victor

    The Donut Life Museum, founded by Kathy Ly and co-founders Alix Luu and Brian Ross, was created to "Make Life Sweet Again" and is the place where anyone can connect, be happy and make memories. Its mission is to create an interactive and memorable experience that alludes to major experiences of human life told through the creative world of donuts. Donut Life Museum announced that it will be transitioning from a pop-up museum into a creative space that encourages people to use their imagination...

  • Make March Matter Campaign Rallies Celebrities and Businesses across Fashion, Fitness, Restaurants, and More to Support the Life-Saving Care CHLA Provides.

    C. Victor

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles (#1 children's hospital on the west coast and top 5 in the country) has launched their 6th Annual Make March Matter Campaign, a national campaign that rallies celebrities and businesses across fashion, fitness, restaurants, and more to support the life-saving care the hospital provides. In order to maintain their lifesaving programs at CHLA and provide care for all children(regardless of health insurance), the hospital hosts this annual fundraising initiative -...

  • LA Animal Services/West Valley Animal Services Center

    LA Animal Services Announces Meetings to Discuss Proposal to Re-open West Valley Animal Services Center

    C. Victor, Contributing Editor|Aug 14, 2020

    LA Animal Services will be hosting a series of community meetings via Zoom related to the proposed recommendation for the West Valley Animal Services Center. Meetings with staff and volunteers were already held, and meetings with New Hope Partners will be happening this week. To ensure we receive feedback and comments from the community, we will be hosting three Community Meetings that will be open to public. Please select ONE of the meeting dates listed below that you are interested in...

  • Patio dining, Honda Plaza, Little Tokyo, Christine Oiwake

    Go Little Tokyo Welcomes Outdoor Summer Dining Experiences in the Heart of Downtown Los Angeles

    C. Victor, Contributing Editor|Aug 14, 2020

    Little Tokyo's diverse and authentic selection of family-owned eateries, historic legacy restaurants, and modern culinary offerings have transformed into safe, enjoyable al fresco dining experiences with extended patio areas for all to enjoy dining out, takeout, or curbside pick-up options. Restaurants in Little Tokyo have expanded their outdoor offerings for the community to enjoy a sit-down dining experience in a fresh-air outdoor setting this summer. Outdoor dining options flow along the...

  • Childrens Museum, Cayton Museum, Santa Monica

    Cayton Children's Museum Offering Free Outdoor Creative Arts Programming for the Whole Family at Santa Monica Place Beginning August 12

    C. Victor, Contributing Editor|Aug 7, 2020

    Cayton Children’s Museum at Santa Monica Place is bringing the museum outdoors with “Cayton Creators” Outdoor Community Program. Cayton Creators is a “mobile museum” experience created by the Cayton Children’s Museum that offers communities access to the creative arts and values-based learning during the pandemic, and beyond. Activities are designed around social distancing and will be focused on bringing the organization’s social impact vision to life through visual art, performance a...

  • LA Animal Services and NBCUniversal Clear The Shelters

    LA Animal Services Joins NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations' Clear The Shelters™ "Adopt & Donate" Campaign

    C. Victor, Contributing Editor|Jul 31, 2020

    LA Animal Services has joined NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations' Clear the Shelters™ 2020 pet adoption campaign! To help individuals and communities continue to practice safe social distancing measures, this year's campaign will be a month-long virtual pet campaign, from August 1 through August 31, 2020, and will also include an option for animal lovers to donate and show their support for participating shelters and rescues. This is the sixth consecutive year that NBC and Telemundo own...


    C. Victor, Contributing Editor|Jul 31, 2020

    Arts Learning Lab @ Home - Summer 2020 August 5th, 12th, and 19th Wednesdays at 11:30am via ZOOM Free with RSVP - full schedule below and at Para espanol: Santa Monica, CA - For three consecutive Wednesdays in August (August 5th, 12th, and 19th) at 11:30am via Zoom, 18th Street Arts Center will launch their summer 2020 series of live online arts classes for kids and families schooling from home called Arts...

  • Getty Villa Presents "The ODDyssey" Co-produced with the Troubadour Theater Company

    C. Victor, Contributing Editor|Jul 31, 2020

    The Getty Villa presents a virtual theater presentation, The ODDyssey, every Sunday at 3:00 PM PDT on the Getty Museum YouTube channel through August 16. Co-produced by the Getty Museum and the Troubadour Theater Company, The ODDyssey recounts Homer's 24 books in five episodes of about 15-20 minutes each, in a whimsical retelling of Odysseus's adventure for audiences of all ages. "The ODDyssey is a family-friendly, seat-of-our pants, stay-at-home ordered-up mix of wacky and whimsical...

  • The Pump Station & Nurtury Proudly Presents Hot Topics Parenting Workshops

    C. Victor, Contributing Editor|Jul 31, 2020

    Dear Parents, Help is here.... As a parent, you need to become an expert on everything from diaper rash and mindfulness to brain development and sleep. With over 33 years of experience educating and supporting expecting and new parents, THE PUMP STATION & NURTURY has learned how important it is to have guidance from credentialed experts and the support of community. They also know which topics parents have the most questions about. The Pump Station & Nurtury along with Curriculum Director Dr. Ji...


    C. Victor, Contributing Editor|Jul 31, 2020

    L.A. ZOO MOURNS THE LOSS OF ITS AFRICAN LION PAIR 21-Year-Old Partners Hubert and Kalisa Lived a Long Life As Loyal Companions The Los Angeles Zoo is sad to announce the death of our African lion pair, Hubert and Kalisa. Animal care and health staff made the difficult decision to humanely euthanize the 21-year-old companions on Thursday, July 30 due to their declining health and age-related illnesses that diminished their quality of life. The beloved pair resided at the L.A. Zoo for the past six...

  • Dana Point Harbor Welcomes Outdoor Live Music Through August

    C. Victor, Contributing Editor

    Dana Point Harbor continues to present live music performances throughout the month of August as part of "You, Me + Vitamin Sea," welcoming the community back to a safe Harbor. Guests can enjoy free live music at select locations throughout the Harbor while indulging in al fresco dining along the water's edge. Music performances will include a variety of genres including folk, jazz, country, contemporary island music, and reggae. Dana Point Harbor restaurants are offering outdoor and waterside...

  • Free Comic Book Day, Stan's Donut Virtual Race, and Digital Dessert Goals Virtual Event

    C. Victor, Calendar Editor

    Stan's Donut Virtual Race. Thru August 31, 2020 DONUT YOU LOVE DONUTS? Stan's is going VIRTUAL! WHAT IS THE Stan's Donut Virtual Race? Due to Covid-19 Coronavirus and the current limitations set by the state of Illinois and city of Chicago, the 2020 Stan's Donut race has been modified to a virtual race. For this year, the Stan's Donut Virtual Run will consist of a kids dash, 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon option. We'll ship (or you can pick-up) the shirt, medal, donut certificate, and any...

  • C. Victor, Events Editor|Jul 24, 2020

    SkyPark Camp + RV is located on California State Route 18, otherwise known as the scenic "Rim of The World Highway" in Skyforest, California. This Southern California alpine secret sits high above the Southern California basin with views reaching to Catalina Island off the Pacific coast. Come visit and enjoy the amenities of a full service Recreational camping experience. The Campground offers a variety of different sites to accommodate any size RV from sprinters to buses. We recommend any...