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this small rain

By Alexis Rhone Fancher

this small rain sambas on San Vicente
wanders through Whittier
mambos past Montebello
and East LA

this small rain moves like a Latina… 181 more words

Long Beach

The Queen B is BAAAAACK!

I think my personal life has finally calmed down enough that I can focus on posting here regularly, again. I’ve thought about my blog often, but life has been super-freakin-hectic for the past few months. 207 more words


There has been a sudden influx of families that are becoming more conscious of the products they use, and the effects that they can have on our eco system.  311 more words


National Weather Service: El Niño "Tricked Us"

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“This El Niño has really tricked us.”- Eric Boldt, National Weather Service Meteorologist

While Tahoe locals are rejoicing at the snowfall totals from this year’s El Niño, many meteorologists have been left completely bewildered by the record phenomenon. 96 more words


A Quick Peek of Catalina Island

While many Los Angelenos have heard of Catalina Island, many of them tell me they have never visited the little island that lies about one hour ferry ride off the southern coast of California. 630 more words

April Voytko Kempler

Relax and unwind at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

Los Angeles can get busy a lot of times. Especially during rush hour and on weekends when the weather is perfect and everyone wants to come out. 420 more words


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

A few weeks ago, on one of my rare Saturdays off, we headed out to Palm Springs to do a little sightseeing. I haven’t really explored too much of the Palm Springs area besides for when we have gone to Stagecoach… & well, does that really count?? 585 more words

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