L.A. County Beaches Are Expected to Begin Reopening on May 13

Like all things, local beach reopenings will come in phases
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California Will Intervene to Close O.C. Beaches

The state will make a "very targeted, very focused" action to close beaches after a crowded weekend
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The Arboretum Is Open to a Limited Number of Visitors for Social Distancing Strolls

With wide paths and open spaces, it’s a (relatively) safe option for housebound urbanites
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L.A. County Beaches Are Now Closed

Officials worried another sunny weekend could have brought out dangerous crowds
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Santa Monica’s Beach Trail Is Getting a Facelift to Make It Safer for Both Cyclists and Pedestrians

What to expect when the pesky construction wraps up this fall
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Will There Be a Super Bloom in 2020? Probably Not.

If all goes well, your Instagram feed is going to be full of flowers come March
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Work Has Finally Started on L.A.’s Most Novel New Park

At the Westwood Greenway, the public will soon be able to stroll along a restored creek while students learn about saving the environment
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Joshua Tree Is Getting Too Popular for Its Own Good

As visitors flood the national park, new visitor centers, faster entry gates, and refreshed campgrounds are all in the works
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The Faults Involved in July’s Earthquakes May Be Capable of a Bigger One

The Garlock Fault in the Mojave desert was quiet for 500 years–but it's not looking so quiet any more