Tyrannosaurus rex from "Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo"

"Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo" Brings Dinosaurs to Life

04/20/2016

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Guests embark on a self-guided stroll along a trail through lush landscaping similar to the earliest known trees and plants from the time dinosaurs roamed the earth, including ferns, cycads, conifers and ginkgos. Your face-to-face dinosaur encounters begin with a fierce Suchomimus, followed by a massive Brachiosaurus, whose 18-foot-long neck required a gigantic heart to pump blood up to the top.

Next, guests encounter two Coelophysis dinosaurs; a Citipati, which used its feathers to protect and warm its eggs, just like modern-day birds; and a Carnotaurus, a bipedal carnivore covered in small scales and bony lumps.

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem

The 72-Hour Guide to Family Friendly Los Angeles

02/28/2016

Leslee Komaiko

No matter your family’s interests - sports, theme parks, art, science, outdoor play, shopping - Los Angeles delivers in a big way. And with nearly 300 days of sun a year, nothing is going to stop your family from fully partaking of the city’s seemingly infinite attractions. Read on for our 72-hour guide to Family Friendly Los Angeles.

Redwood tree at Clifton’s

The 48-Hour Guide to Family Friendly Los Angeles

02/28/2016

Leslee Komaiko

No matter your family’s interests - sports, theme parks, art, science, outdoor play, shopping - Los Angeles delivers in a big way. And with nearly 300 days of sun a year, nothing is going to stop your family from fully partaking of the city’s seemingly infinite attractions. Read on for our 48-hour guide to Family Friendly Los Angeles.

Hollywood Sign viewed from horseback

The 24-Hour Guide to Family Friendly Los Angeles

02/28/2016

Leslee Komaiko

No matter your family’s interests - sports, theme parks, art, science, outdoor play, shopping - Los Angeles delivers in a big way. And with nearly 300 days of sun a year, nothing is going to stop your family from fully partaking of the city’s seemingly infinite attractions. Read on for our 24-hour guide to Family Friendly Los Angeles.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Los Angeles

01/13/2016

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. The holiday is observed on the third Monday in January of each year, which is around King's birthday, January 15. Dr. King was a key figure and spokesman in the Civil Rights Movement. He received the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. The campaign for a federal holiday in King's honor began soon after his assassination in 1968. President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law in 1983, and it was first observed three years later. It was officially observed in all 50 states for the first time in 2000.

Read on for a guide to Los Angeles events that celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The following MLK Day events take place on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 unless otherwise noted.

The Tournament of Roses 2017 Royal Court

The Guide to the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena

11/19/2015

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From the pre-bowl game feasting at Lawry’s Beef Bowl to the spectacular Rose Parade and the legendary Rose Bowl Game, the Tournament of Roses is a Southern California tradition that is unequaled anywhere in the world. 

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