Tag: Griffith park

Griffith Park Roads Closed To Thru Traffic

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GRIFFITH PARK—The section of the roadway going through Griffith Park where Crystal Springs Drive and Griffith Park Drive meet has been closed...

Animal Rights Activists Attempt To End Pony Rides

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GRIFFITH PARK—Animal Rights activists alerted authorities about pony rides at Griffith Park in relation to the California heat. Los Angeles Alliance for Animals (LAAA) and...

Jairo Martínez Charged With Murdering Cyclist

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GRIFFITH PARK—The Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on Wednesday, April 20 that a murder charge was filed against a motorist who...

68-Year-Old Woman Drives Off Cliff Near Griffith Observatory

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GRIFFITH PARK — At 6:49 a.m on Wednesday, April 13, a 9-1-1 call was received that a vehicle went over the cliff at 2800...

Construction Begins On Worlds Largest Wildlife Crossing

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GRIFFITH PARK—The groundbreaking ceremony for the world’s largest wildlife crossing is scheduled for April 22. There will be a celebration to follow California’s new...

Oscar Alejandro Hernandez’s Body Found In Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK—On March 31, the body of a hiker identified as Oscar Alejandro Hernandez, 29, was discovered. Hernandez was found in a remote area...

Hiker Rescued In Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK—A hiker was rescued in Griffith Park on Sunday, January 2 after getting injured.  Firefighters and Park Rangers located an adult female hiker...

Tree Falls In Griffith Park Damaging 30 Cars

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GRIFFITH PARK—LAFD received a call regarding a 40 foot to 50 foot tree that fell in the parking lot of the Greek Theater, damaging...

The LAFD Extinguishes Brush Fire In Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK—The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a brush fire on Wednesday, June 30, in Griffith Park. The fire erupted near the Griffith...

Cliff Rescue In Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK- On Wednesday, June 23, at approximately 4:47 p.m. the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LAFD) responded to the West Observatory Trail in...

Griffith Park Community Cleanup

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GRIFFITH PARK—A community cleanup for Griffith Park was hosted to help prevent wildfires on Saturday, June 5. Multiple organizations hosted the cleanup to help...

Valentin Broeksmit Reported Missing

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GRIFFITH PARK—The Los Angeles Police Department and the family of Valentin Broeksmit is asking for the public's assistance in locating him. The LAPD reported...

Griffith Park Summit Re-Named To Honor Tom LaBonge

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GRIFFITH PARK—The Mount Hollywood summit located above the Griffith Observatory was recently re-named in remembrance of Los Angeles Councilmember Tom LaBonge who passed away...

Proposal To Mitigate Traffic Congestion Is Met With Opposition

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GRIFFITH PARK— A new proposal of a gondola to meet the challenges of overcrowding and traffic congestion at Griffith Park is met with opposition. According...

Griffith Park’s Annual Festival Goes Virtual

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GRIFFITH PARK—The National Wildlife Federation’s #SaveLACougars campaign announced on Monday, October 5, that its annual festival which aims to raise people’s awareness of protecting...

L.A. Zoo To Host Drive-In Movie Nights Throughout October

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GRIFFITH PARK—The Los Angeles Zoo will offer a new drive-in movie experience starting on Friday, October 16, with tickets going on sale on Monday,...

L.A. City Council Introduces Motion To Erect RBG Statue

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LOS FELIZ—On Tuesday, September 22, three Los Angeles City Councilmembers filed a motion to have a statue erected in honor of the late U.S....

Councilman Ryu Aims To Pause Construction In Fire-Prone Areas

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS — Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu introduced legislation to pause ongoing construction on hillside areas deemed prone to fires. The motion...

LA’s “Haunted Hayride” Moves To A Drive-Up Experience

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GRIFFITH PARK—The traditional Los Angeles “Haunted Hayride” began selling tickets for this year’s Halloween event, Thirteenth Floor Entertainment announced on Tuesday, August 25.  The event...

Yoga Classes Being Held At Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK—On Sunday, August 16, EventBrite informed citizens of Los Angeles that there will be yoga classes in Griffith Park each Sunday at 3...
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