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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
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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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VOLUNTEERS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR UNSELFISH CONTRIBUTIONS TO THEIR COMMUNITIES 1024 681 Parks & Recreation

VOLUNTEERS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR UNSELFISH CONTRIBUTIONS TO THEIR COMMUNITIES

The Department of Parks and Recreation’s East Agency recently hosted its annual Cesar Chavez Appreciation Dinner to show gratitude for everything volunteers do for the Department throughout the year. read more
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CULMINATE THE SEASON OF NON VIOLENCE 276 182 Parks & Recreation

CULMINATE THE SEASON OF NON VIOLENCE

The public on Saturday, March 31, at 10 a.m., is invited to mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s passing by dedicating a Memorial Tree Grove in his honor at the highest point of the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, 4100 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles. read more
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VOLUNTEERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT COUNTY PARKS 1024 656 Parks & Recreation

VOLUNTEERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT COUNTY PARKS

The Department of Parks and Recreation values the aid and assistance that our volunteers provide every day. These volunteers help the Department to ensure that our communities are well-served. read more
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CELEBRATE EASTER BY ATTENDING ACTIVITIES AT YOUR COUNTY PARK 750 562 Parks & Recreation

CELEBRATE EASTER BY ATTENDING ACTIVITIES AT YOUR COUNTY PARK

Easter is just around the corner, and there is never a shortage of activities in the Department of Parks and Recreation! read more
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CHIEF DEPUTY DIRECTOR NORMA E GARCIA RECOGNIZED AS WOMAN OF THE YEAR 853 1024 Parks & Recreation

CHIEF DEPUTY DIRECTOR NORMA E GARCIA RECOGNIZED AS WOMAN OF THE YEAR

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation congratulates its Chief Deputy Director Norma E. Garcia for her recognition as Woman of the Year for the 22nd Senate District. Garcia made history in the department as she is the first woman to serve as Chief Deputy Director since the Department was created on July 1, 1944. read more
PARKS AND RECREATION PROFESSIONALS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND 16TH ANNUAL PARK SUMMIT 150 150 Parks & Recreation

PARKS AND RECREATION PROFESSIONALS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND 16TH ANNUAL PARK SUMMIT

Attention Parks and Recreation Professionals! You’re invited to attend the 16th Annual Park Summit, “Connecting Communities Through Innovation!” scheduled at the beautiful Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, located at 301 N. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, on Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. read more
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TWO NEW DODGERS DREAMFIELDS TO BE BUILT AT RIMGROVE PARK IN VALINDA 1024 683 Parks & Recreation

TWO NEW DODGERS DREAMFIELDS TO BE BUILT AT RIMGROVE PARK IN VALINDA

Director John Wicker on March 19 joined Los Angeles County First District Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) and others in a groundbreaking ceremony marking the kick-off the construction of two Dodgers Dreamfields at Rimgrove Park in Valinda. read more
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IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR FUN THINGS TO DO THIS SPRING, THEN CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE 803 1024 Parks & Recreation

IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR FUN THINGS TO DO THIS SPRING, THEN CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE

With Easter and swim season just around the corner, The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) would like to share the many options our Spring P&R Magazine has for you, your friends and your family. DPR programs, classes and special events offer something for everyone at little or no cost! read more
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