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The New L.A. Almanac: Summer 2017


Souris Hong

School’s out and summer is finally here! Celebrate the return of beach weather and flip flops with an insider’s peek into what to wear, see, do, hear and eat during our favorite - and some say, endless - season.

June 2017 News & Notes


Discover Los Angeles

The ultimate guide to summer is here! The new Discover L.A. app is a sleek digital pocket guide packed with rich content tailored for you to explore the best of Los Angeles. Built in partnership with the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and funded in part by a grant from Metro, the app delivers personalized content based on weather, time and location. Visitors and locals alike can easily hop around the city by clicking “get me there,” which will populate transit options including bike, car and Metro. There’s also seasonal scavenger hunts to encourage urban exploration, kicking off with an ice cream-themed crawl of some the best parlors throughout Los Angeles.

Additional features include:
• Daily events highlighted throughout L.A. County
• Find locations featured in film and television
• Locate the closest, free WiFi locations
• Itineraries based on weather, time and distance
• Discover hotel accommodations by neighborhood
• Create a passport to save your favorite locations.

For more information, please visit Discover LA App


Tiki-Ti: The Story of an L.A. Icon


Mo Herms

Covered in signed placards from friends and legends, draped in glowing pufferfish and tiki lamps, and filled with art from masters in the tiki scene, it’s always a party at the Tiki-Ti.

June 2017 New Members Spotlight


Discover Los Angeles

Introducing the all-new, luxurious addition to Valley Boulevard, Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel Hotel. Located in one of the fastest growing cities in Los Angeles County, Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel’s proximity to major freeways, including the I-10 and I-710, makes the hotel easily accessible. Our 288-room hotel brings a new touch of elegance to the San Gabriel Valley. In combination with its central location, world-class amenities, and exceptional accommodations, Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel Hotel offers international visitors and locals alike an upscale experience that complements its deeply diverse surroundings.

April 2017 Lodging Metrics


Discover Los Angeles

Los Angeles ranked 4th among the Top 25 Markets with an Occupancy rate of 81.8%, down -1.6% compared to April 2016 (83.1%).