Outdoor plaza at The Bloc in Downtown Los Angeles

The Best of Los Angeles in 2015

12/29/2014

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The five-year transformation of the famed Upper Lot at Universal Studios Hollywood continues in 2015 with "Fast & Furious - Supercharged" and "Springfield." The project began with the launch of "Transformers: The Ride-3D" in 2012 and will culminate with the opening of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” in 2016.

FAST & FURIOUS - SUPERCHARGED (SUMMER 2015)
The iconic Studio Tour will add a spectacular new finale when “Fast & Furious - Supercharged” opens in the summer of 2015. Based on the "Fast & Furious" action movie series, “Supercharged” is a dynamic hydraulic-motion based ride that catapults guests into the high-stakes underground world of fast cars. Housed in a new 50,000-square-foot building, “Supercharged” tells an original "Fast & Furious" story with hyper-realistic special effects that immerse guests in the the adrenaline-fueled "Fast & Furious" universe. State-of-the-art 3D-HD imagery is projected onto the world’s longest and most expansive 360-degree screen, spanning nearly 400 feet in length to encircle Studio Tour passengers.

SPRINGFIELD - THE SIMPSONS RIDE (SPRING 2015)
Opening in spring 2015, “Springfield” captures the spirit of the hometown of America’s favorite family, The Simpsons. The vibrant and expansive space surrounding “The Simpsons Ride” will come alive with favorite locations from the 25-year run of the award-winning animated series. From famous eateries like Krusty Burger, Luigi’s Pizza and Phineas Q. Butterfat’s 5600 Flavors Ice Cream Parlor to iconic watering holes like Moe’s Tavern and Duff’s Brewery, guests will feel as if they’ve stepped through their TV and into the colorful city of Springfield.

L.A. River Boat Race

August 30: L.A. River Boat Race

08/21/2014

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On Saturday, August 30, 2014, L.A. River Expeditions presents the inaugural L.A. River Boat Race, taking place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on a three-quarter mile stretch of the Glendale Narrows.

Clayton Kershaw pitching at Dodger Stadium

July 28, 2014: Dodgers All-Access

06/23/2014

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For fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers, it doesn’t get any better than Dodgers All-Access, taking place at Dodger Stadium on Monday, July 28, 2014.

L.A. Tourism Celebrates "Summer Sneak Preview" On May 24, 2014

05/20/2014

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The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) welcomes visitors and locals alike to celebrate L.A.'s unofficial “Summer Sneak Preview” on Saturday, May 24, 2014. No other region combines the multicultural concerts and festivals, movies al fresco, sports events and overall summertime vibe the way L.A. does, and the first day of Memorial Day weekend provides the ultimate primer for folks to get their summer on before the real deal starts next month. The music, cinematic and cultural events listed below will make the 24th a day to remember.

The Greatest Moments in STAPLES Center History

03/26/2014

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Since its opening, STAPLES Center has been the site of Lakers and Sparks championships, the Kings Stanley Cup, and thousands of memorable concerts and special events. Read on for some of the greatest moments in STAPLES Center history.