Hollywood and the Oscars

 

For those of you who love the movies and watch the Oscars each year, you may want to take advantage of these nearby Hollywood iconic sites to see:

Each year the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles hosts a free exhibit of costumes from that year’s nominated films. You can …

Weekend Trip Ideas

If you are looking to surprise your Valentine with a weekend trip out of town, or you just want to go explore somewhere nearby, here are some suggestions. Many of the suggestions are only a short drive away! And Rancho Palos Verdes is merely a short distance from Huntington Beach but a world away in …

Happy New Year – Resolutions

Happy New Year!

Now is a great time to start fresh!

Here are some tips to get 2020 off to a great start:

Reuse/renew/recycle ideas

Clean the house, recycling/upcycling gently used or never used items by donating them. Goodwill or the Assistance League or the American Cancer Society in your neighborhood or other local charities …

Shipley’s Wildlife Center

Shipley’s Wildlife Center is a lovely respite from the hectic pace of Southern California. Located between Talbert and Slater you can enjoy the walking trails or get involved helping volunteer to maintain this community treasure. From birdwatching to the interpretive center  to its eight habitats to explore, it has something for everyone in the family, …