Press Releases
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – The 2017 Parks After Dark (PAD) program kicks off the season on June 15 at 23 county parks, with numerous free programs and events for the entire family to enjoy during balmy summer evenings.
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture, the California Department of Education and the Department of Public Health, will provide approximately 225,000 free snacks and lunches this summer to children at 50 county parks in 20 school districts, county libraries, churches and the YWCA.
PASADENA – The annual Spring Awakening Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, at Eaton Canyon Nature Center and Natural Area Equestrian Park, 1750 N. Altadena Dr., Pasadena, where Native American culture will be on display.
SANTA SUSANA MOUNTAINS – With funding secured from Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger, plans are moving forward to improve the availability of trails in a 15-square-mile area in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved plans to turn the former Puente Hills Landfill into a regional park that will offer natural open space and a host of recreational programs for area residents.
CASTAIC – In response to the discovery of the Quagga Mussel in the Angeles Tunnel that serves as a connector between Pyramid Lake and Castaic Lake, all boats entering and leaving Castaic Lake will be required to undergo an inspection protocol for precautionary reasons.
CASTAIC – Following much input from the community, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a comprehensive trails master plan intended to guide future multiuse trail development within the Castaic area of Los Angeles County.
PASADENA – The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation invites the public to attend a Celebration of Oaks event on Saturday, Oct. 29, during which the public can enjoy a day filled with fun activities, including a watercolor workshop with a local artist.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will join the Department of Parks and Recreation in celebrating the Holiday Season with three free events for the entire family at Pamela Park, Two Strike Park and Loma Alta Park on Wednesday, Dec. 28; Thursday, Dec. 29 and Friday, Dec. 30 respectively.
Providing a visual record of Los Angeles County’s rich history, a revealing photography exhibit on display in downtown L.A. shows more than a century of progress in L.A. County parks.