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PARKS AFTER DARK SUMMER SEASON KICKS OFF JUNE 14 AT 33 LA COUNTY PARKS 1024 768 Parks & Recreation

PARKS AFTER DARK SUMMER SEASON KICKS OFF JUNE 14 AT 33 LA COUNTY PARKS

Are you looking for ways to have free family fun during those balmy summer evenings? read more
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CAREER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM BENEFITS YOUTH 1024 508 Parks & Recreation

CAREER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM BENEFITS YOUTH

Thirteen young men and women on May 15 proudly accepted certificates of completion after fulfilling a 10-week Career Exposure Program where they were exposed to skills that will enhance future career opportunities, including within Parks and Recreation and other Los Angeles County departments. read more
Families at a lake. Some holding fish
FISHING DERBY AT APOLLO PARK IN LANCASTER IS A HIT AMONG CHILDREN 508 584 Parks & Recreation

FISHING DERBY AT APOLLO PARK IN LANCASTER IS A HIT AMONG CHILDREN

For kids who love to fish, the Department of Parks and Recreation recently held a children’s fishing derby at Apollo Community Regional Park in Lancaster, and it was a hit among participants. read more
People on the side of a lake fishing.
ALONDRA PARK TO HOST 20TH ANNUAL FISHING DERBY FOR KIDS 1024 681 Parks & Recreation

ALONDRA PARK TO HOST 20TH ANNUAL FISHING DERBY FOR KIDS

Fishing season is back at Alondra Community Regional Park, 3850 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Lawndale, marked by the kick-off of the annual Fishing Derby for kids age 15 and under scheduled for Saturday, May 12, starting with registration at 7:30 a.m. read more
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CELEBRATE MOTHERS AT LOS ANGELES COUNTY PARKS 672 372 Parks & Recreation

CELEBRATE MOTHERS AT LOS ANGELES COUNTY PARKS

Our Arboreta and Botanic Gardens are the perfect places to celebrate Mother’s Day! read more
A scenic picture of a lake.
APOLLO PARK IN LANCASTER TO HOST FISHING DERBY FOR CHILDREN 1024 768 Parks & Recreation

APOLLO PARK IN LANCASTER TO HOST FISHING DERBY FOR CHILDREN

For kids who love to fish, the Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a children’s fishing derby from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at Apollo Community Regional Park at 4555 West Avenue G, Lancaster. read more
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DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION HOSTS SIXTEENTH ANNUAL PARK SUMMIT AT THE ARBORETUM 1024 401 Parks & Recreation

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION HOSTS SIXTEENTH ANNUAL PARK SUMMIT AT THE ARBORETUM

The Department of Parks and Recreation hosted its 16th Annual Parks Summit on April 26 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia. More than 400 professionals representing cities, unincorporated communities and various organizations gathered at the event to network and hear about important issues that will help them serve their constituents more effectively. read more
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DON WALLACE MULTI USE TRAIL CONNECTOR OPENS IN CALABASAS 1024 768 Parks & Recreation

DON WALLACE MULTI USE TRAIL CONNECTOR OPENS IN CALABASAS

Following years of planning, Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, along with Department of Parks and Recreation officials and Don Wallace, a retired firefighter and outdoor recreation advocate after whom the trail was named, on April 13 officially opened the Don Wallace Multi-Use Trail Connector in Calabasas. read more
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SOUTH AGENCY CELEBRATES ITS FIRST CESAR CHAVEZ VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON 648 436 Parks & Recreation

SOUTH AGENCY CELEBRATES ITS FIRST CESAR CHAVEZ VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

The South Agency honored its more than 2,000 volunteers recently at Victoria Community Regional Park in Carson, during the first annual South Agency Cesar Chavez Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. read more
A picture of the MLK memorial.
MEMORIAL TREE GROVE HONORING DR MARTIN LUTHER KING NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 1024 683 Parks & Recreation

MEMORIAL TREE GROVE HONORING DR MARTIN LUTHER KING NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Fifty years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., hundreds of community members dedicated a Memorial Tree Grove in his honor at the highest point of the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, overlooking downtown Los Angeles. read more
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