Articles Tagged ‘Pacific Ocean’

Active Adventures in L.A.

Active Adventures in L.A. January 22, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Year round sunshine makes Los Angeles a perfect getaway for the outdoor adventurer. Slap on some sunscreen and get active! Bike World Famous Beaches There’s no better way to explore Los Angeles beaches than by renting a bike and riding up and down some of the most famed coastlines in the world. Santa...

L.A. Bound? What to Pack for Winter

L.A. Bound? What to Pack for Winter December 18, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Layers, layers, layers! It’s all about layering in Los Angeles because the sun’ll come out in the morning, brunch-time calls for slight showers, evening welcomes afternoon heat, and night calls forth a frigid breeze. Who says L.A. doesn’t have seasons, when we experience four seasons in 24 hours! Do...

Hollywood Hills Horseback Ride

Hollywood Hills Horseback Ride November 7, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Trotting on a beautiful horse, up and down deserted wildlife-filled hills on a crisp autumn evening as a colorful pink and orange sun retreats into the horizon. Sounds like somewhere in the middle of Utah or Colorado, doesn’t it? Gallop no further than LA’s own Sunset Ranch Hollywood, established...

Best Views in Los Angeles

Best Views in Los Angeles October 25, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Los Angeles boasts some of the best views in the world when it comes to location and landscape. Break out your smartphone and pop over to these sweet spots for amazing sights sure to please the picture frame. Santa Monica Pier Pull on your hoodie and head over to the Santa Monica Pier for one of the...

Free Things to Do in LA

Free Things to Do in LA September 27, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Forget cracking open the piggy bank to experience the best of LA. Check out these gratis activities to make your stay memorable and still have some dough left over to try a Pink’s hot dog. 1. Hike Due to LA’s predominantly “plastic” reputation, visitors tend to forget the magnificent natural...

La Niña is coming!

La Niña is coming! October 1, 2010 | What's New | Read More
La Niña is a phenomena, lasting from 5 months to a couple of years, when water temperatures in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean become cooler. This is in contrast to El Niño, when the eastern Pacific water temperatures rise. The picture below, a thermal image of the earth created by NASA during the...

Urban Oil Wells in Los Angeles Part II

Urban Oil Wells in Los Angeles Part II September 23, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
It is often forgotten that Los Angeles is located over some very large oil fields and that the city continues to be a significant oil producing region. A couple months ago I wrote a blog entry that discussed the history of oil in Los Angeles and featured photos of oil wells which are camouflaged into...

Camping by the Beach in the Southland

Camping by the Beach in the Southland March 29, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The heat has already shown up and summer lies ahead of us. It’s time to start figuring out how to head to the beach when we can. If you are on a limited budget and enjoy the great outdoors then camping is a great option. Nothing helps to put it all in perspective like a little BBQ and beer by the...