LA News for 2014

11/04/2013

Los Angeles Tourism

There is so much in store for Los Angeles in 2014.  The beachside metropolis will usher in the New Year with the debut of two highly anticipated boutique hotels and the opening of a ground-breaking contemporary art museum later in the year.  With the destination’s trendsetting dining scene becoming a global attraction, the ongoing evolution of the city’s mass transit options and red-carpet worthy events, LA is a top pick for ’14.  

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11/04/2013

Los Angeles Tourism

On Sunday, March 9, 2014, thousands of runners will navigate their way from Downtown LA to Santa Monica in the 29th annual LA Marathon. The 2014 Asics LA Marathon will take runners from Dodger Stadium to the Pacific Ocean. Runners will pass many of LA’s world‐famous landmarks along the way, including Walt Disney Concert Hall, TCL Chinese Theatre, the Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive and the Santa Monica Pier. Reflecting its status as a premier race, The Stadium to the Sea course is considered one of the most scenic in the world.

Fall Cruising at the Port of Los Angeles

10/10/2012

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The 2012 fall cruise season kicks into high gear at the Port of Los Angeles. More than 10 cruise lines including several World Cruise Center-based ships will sail from San Pedro on Mexico Riviera, Coastal California, Hawaii, trans-Panama Canal and Tahiti/South Pacific vacation voyages, and additional luxury liners will call at San Pedro on international itineraries.

Blast Off: the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center

10/09/2012

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Following its cross-country flight from Florida, and a two-day trek through the streets of Los Angeles, the U.S. Space Shuttle Endeavour is ready to call the California Science Center home.  On Oct. 30, the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion at the California Science Center will open to the public, offering guests a chance to view the shuttle up close.

Space Landmarks in LA

09/15/2012

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Los Angeles has long been known for its car culture. Now, with the arrival of the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center, space exploration is on the minds of local and visiting space-travel enthusiasts. When you visit LA, you can see a variety of historical and futuristic space exhibitions and attractions.

Celebrate the Holiday Season in Los Angeles

09/15/2012

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The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Los Angeles is a perfect place to celebrate. Join celebrities and local bands as they parade along Hollywood Boulevard during the Hollywood Christmas Parade taking place Thanksgiving Weekend. The Skirball Cultural Center is the site of the annual Hanukkah Family Festival where visitors of all faiths can learn more about the traditions that make up Hanukkah. Olvera Street, the site where the City of Los Angeles was founded, is the annual site of the Las Posadas procession, which reenacts the journey of Mary and Joseph as they searched for shelter in Bethlehem on Christmas Eve. And be sure to celebrate Grinchmas with everyone’s favorite Grinch when Whoville comes to Universal Studios Hollywood.

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