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Parks and Wreck: Can Our State and Local Parks Be Saved?

California’s history is rooted in its parks: 400-year-old sandstone cave paintings are in Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park; Sutter’s Mill, where gold was discovered in 1848, is in...
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In Lake Elsinore, a Poppy Superbloom Is Ready for Its Close-Up

Just southeast of L.A., the hills are alive with gorgeous poppies

There’s a Park For That

In honor of National Public Lands Day (tomorrow), a fun lovers guide to L.A.’s coolest shared spaces

15 Places to Get Your Outdoor Yoga Fix in L.A.

A guide to the best al fresco yoga classes in L.A.

This Historic Beverly Hills Park Just Got a $12 Million Facelift

A five-year project has restored the 1907 green space to a more eco-friendly version of its former self

What Will 750K Buy You in WeHo? Two Dog Parks

The duo of green spaces will be part of the new and improved West Hollywood Park, whose design was approved by City Council Monday

The First Public Fruit Park in California Opens

The Del Aire Fruit Park is a new urban orchard that will be sustained, nurtured, and harvested by the public. Votes will decide whether KCET will turn a recent article about it into a short video documentary.

Going Native: 5 Things to See on the Theodore Payne Foundation’s 11th Annual Native Plant Garden Tour

This Saturday and Sunday, peruse 42 citywide gardens that boast drought-tolerant native flowers and water-conscious design