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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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DONATE BLOOD AND SAVE A LIFE

If you want to make a difference and potentially save a life, then plan on donating blood during an event held by the American Red Cross in Castaic. read more
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CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER MOHAMMED AL RAWI NAMED ONE OF GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE TOP 25 DOERS, DREAMERS AND DRIVERS OF 2018 1024 512 Parks & Recreation

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER MOHAMMED AL RAWI NAMED ONE OF GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE TOP 25 DOERS, DREAMERS AND DRIVERS OF 2018

The Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to announce that its Chief Information Officer, Mohammed Al Rawi, is part of this year’s Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers. This select group of individuals utilizes technology as a way to improve the way government does business to better serve its citizens. read more
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Love is in the Air at County Parks

If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, then look no further than at your County park! How can one not fall in love with the spectacular rock formations of Vasquez Rocks, or the exotic paradise found at the Virginia Robinson Gardens? What about a stroll as you take in…

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Get Hooked on Fishing at Popular Fishing Derbies

Three times a year, residents from across Northern Los Angeles County gather at beautiful Apollo Community Regional Park in Lancaster for the Apollo Park Fishing Derby. The Spring Adult Fishing Derby was held  March 3, and was a hit with anglers from around the County. Although it was a cold and wet morning, hundreds of…

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Los Angeles County Parks Celebrate Black History Month

The Department of Parks and Recreation invites the public to celebrate Black History Month at several of our County parks during the month of February. Black History Month celebrates past and present achievements of African Americans, and our Department proudly joins in the festivities that honor the history and contributions of African Americans. The Department…

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Girls Inspired to Fulfill Their Dreams and Reach for the Stars at 2017 Girls Empowerment Conference

Girl Power was in full effect recently at the Hacienda Heights Community Center! The Department of Parks and Recreation’s Third Annual Girls Empowerment Conference was attended by more than 70 young girls ages 10 to 15 from parks throughout the region. The Oct. 21 event theme was, “Educate, Inspire and Empower,” which was supported by the social…

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