Tag: Griffith park

Man Found Dead In Griffith Park Bathroom

GRIFFITH PARK—Kil Young Baek, 51, was found dead in a bathroom by a Griffith Park employee on Sunday, May 19. After the discovery, police officers...

Police Chase Ends In Parking Structure

GRIFFITH PARK—On Tuesday, February 12, a woman led authorities on a high-speed car chase throughout the San Fernando Valley. The suspect was taken into...

Body Of Woman Found In Griffith Park

GRIFFITH PARK—The body of a woman was discovered on Tuesday, January 29 in Griffith Park. According to reports, at around 11:00 a.m. a park ranger...

Muhammad Ali’s Former Mansion For Sale

GRIFFITH PARK—Boxer Muhammad Ali's former Los Angeles mansion located in Hancock Park is on the market for close to $17 million. The Italian Renaissance...

Possible Aerial Tram To Hollywood Sign

GRIFFITH PARK—On Wednesday, October 3, Los Angeles City Council met and unanimously approved the investigation of creating an aerial tram out of the Arts,...

LAPD Investigates Trespassing Case At Zoo

GRIFFITH PARK—Officials at the LA Zoo became aware last week of a video showing a man climbing a small fence and entering a hippopotamus...

Bomb Threat Forces Greek Theatre Evacuation

GRIFFITH PARK—Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department evacuated the Greek Theatre following a call-in bomb threat on Sunday, July 15. The sold-out show by...

Griffith Observatory Bomb Scare

GRIFFITH PARK—The Griffith Observatory was evacuated due to a bomb scare Saturday, July 14. Hikers, tourists, and pedestrians were all forced to leave the...

Griffith Park Evacuated Due To Brush Fire

GRIFFITH PARK—At 2:09 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a brush fire in Griffith Park. According to the...

Nanny Injured While Saving 2-Year-Old From Oncoming Vehicle

GRIFFITH PARK—California nanny, Caroline Maurer, is recovering from the multiple injuries she sustained after being struck by a car. Maurer saved her employer's 2-year-old son...

Bridge Linking Griffith Park To Glendale Approved By State Assembly

GRIFFITH PARK—A new, $20 million bridge to link the cities of Griffith Park and Glendale was passed by the California State Assembly. The 300-foot-long span...

Haunted Hayride Kicks Off At Griffith Park

LOS FELIZ—The annual Haunted Hayride is making it's return to Griffith Park on Friday, September 29, and the “Clown” themed event is sure to...

Griffith Observatory Hosts Free Solar Eclipse Viewing

GRIFFITH PARK—The Griffith Observatory will offer a free public viewing of the “Great American Eclipse” on Monday, August 21, from 9:05 a.m. to 11:44...

Police Search For Griffith Observatory Car Burglary Suspects

GRIFFITH PARK—The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man in a photograph suspected of burglarizing vehicles, according...

Groups Fight Against Closure Of Gate To Hollywood Sign

GRIFFITH PARK—On Monday, May 1, homeowners and Griffith Park preservationists from three local organizations filed a motion in Los Angeles Superior Court to challenge...

Car Crash Involving Big Rigs Sparks Fire On Interstate 5

GRIFFITH PARK—A car crash was reported around 10:57 a.m. involving three vehicles, including a big rig that caused flames on the Southbound 5 Freeway near Griffith Park,...

City Council Approves Funding For Griffith Park Study

GRIFFITH PARK—On Friday, March 31, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed Councilmember David Ryu’s motion to allocate $100,000 of the Fourth Council District’s...

Griffith Observatory DASH Shuttle Service Expanding To Weekdays

GRIFFITH PARK—The weekend DASH shuttle to Griffith Observatory will expand its services to weekdays beginning Tuesday, March 21. The new services will also run...

Hollywood Sign Vandalized To Read As “Hollyweed”

GRIFFITH PARK—The iconic “Hollywood” sign was altered by an unknown prankster to read as “Hollyweed” on Sunday,  January 1. The sign was altered sometime between midnight...

Native American Artists Explore Fire At The Autry

GRIFFITH PARK—The Autry Museum at Griffith Park will present a new exhibition titled, “Reduction” that explores the significance of fire as a cultural tool...
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