For a few years now, I've seen small wood cutouts swinging from power/phone lines over Rancho Park's intersections. The latest version looks like a burglar complete with a fedora, trench coat and bag of money. One side is painted gold and the other, black. It appears to be hanging from a string and the other end is usually tied to a padlock, presumably used to toss the…Continue
Added by Carey Begbie Westerfield on August 3, 2011 at 6:58pm — No Comments
Published in 2009, this book offers lots of pictures and details of the Palms area which 100 years ago was defined as a large area halfway between LA and the beach. If you are a local, you will enjoy looking at the pictures and imagining what this area looked like years ago. Wide open spaces, historic houses, two train lines, film studios, floods, factories making pasta…Continue
Though not in Rancho Park, the West LA Department of Sanitation Yard services our area. And this Saturday is their open house. We went a few times years ago and my boys loved it. Not sure what our plans are for this weekend but we might go again. Here is the info if anyone is interested:
Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
West Los Angeles District Yard
2027 Stoner Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025
I randomly found this t-shirt and had to share.
Unless you live under a rock, you are likely aware that the 405 is being closed between the 101 and the 10 for three days in July.
On July 16, 17 and 18, I will be taking full advantage of the fact that my family lives within walking distance of restaurants, Trader Joe's, a park, the mall and lots of ice cream shops.
Let's take to the sidewalks that weekend. And then maybe the neighborhood can…Continue
Just found out about swim lessons here in Rancho Park:
I have no first hand knowledge but we are going to try them out this summer.
Of course, there are also lessons at the Beverly Hills Country Club (located no where near Beverly Hills) at Motor and Manning.
I'm just a mom of 4 trying to stay sane over the…Continue