Tag: Griffith park

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...

Griffith Park Carousel Operator Julio Gosdinski Passes Away

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GRIFFITH PARK—Griffith Park carousel's operator, Julio Gosdinski, passed away on Friday, August 7, at age 49. Known by the locals as 'Mr. G' or 'The...

New Shelter For The Homeless Opens In Los Feliz

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LOS FELIZ—On Friday, July 24, a brand new shelter opened up for the homeless population with a grand opening for its 19th Bridge Shelter...

Four Months Earlier: A Virtual Walk Through Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK— The mobile video game “Linda & Joan Prologue: Four Months Earlier” allows players to take a virtual hike up to the Griffith...

Governor Urged To Enact Poison Ban

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GRIFFITH PARK— On Thursday, June 25, The Friends of Griffith Park expressed that it is urging Governor Newsom to implement an emergency moratorium on...

Griffith Park Local’s Guide Published

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GRIFFITH PARK—Last month, American author and outdoor journalist Casey Schreiner published his second book, "Discovering Griffith Park: A Local’s Guide." In the book, Schreiner...

More Money Requested For LA’s River Restoration

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GRIFFITH PARK— Members of Los Angeles Congress drafted a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday, June 22 asking for a...

L.A. Zoo And Autry Museum To Remain Closed

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GRIFFITH PARK─ Officials announced on Thursday, June 11, that the Los Angeles Zoo and Autry National Museum will remain closed. This is despite the...

Community Fundraiser Helps Preserve Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK—After a canceled real estate deal and a community fundraiser, Griffith Park is growing in size. In an effort to preserve Griffith Park, fellow...

“Discovering Griffith Park” Gives Locals Historical Insight

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GRIFFITH PARK—Founder and editor-in-chief of ModernHiker.com, Casey Schreiner published his second book, "Discovering Griffith Park: A Local’s Guide" on May 15. Schreiner has the “most-read...
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