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Building Nostalgia: Disney, Legoland, and Southern California

Building Nostalgia: Disney, Legoland, and Southern California

Many of us played with Legos as a kid...so what's it like to visit Legoland as an adult?
If You Want Jobs and Justice, Keep Our National Parks Open

If You Want Jobs and Justice, Keep Our National Parks Open

The National Park Service faces budget cuts starting in January 2013, threatening family outings to places like Sequoia, Yosemite, and Big Sur.
Lincoln Heights Jail as a 24,000 Square Foot Urban Rooftop Garden?

Lincoln Heights Jail as a 24,000 Square Foot Urban Rooftop Garden?

Abandoned since 1965, the dark and dingy Lincoln Heights Jail may soon be turned into a shiny, 230,000 square feet mixed-use development.
High Bridge, High Line and High Brow: Green Justice from New York to Los Angeles

High Bridge, High Line and High Brow: Green Justice from New York to Los Angeles

New green spaces are transforming the faces of large cities across the nation. But will they solve the problem of "park poor" communities?
Future L.A. River Park $5 Million Closer to Reality

Future L.A. River Park $5 Million Closer to Reality

Albion Riverside Park, a 6.3-acre extension of Downey Park in Lincoln Heights, is one step closer to reality with help from hefty grant money.
Will Snoop Dogg Save L.A. State Historic Park?

Will Snoop Dogg Save L.A. State Historic Park?

Due to decreased funding from the state, L.A. State Historic Park is turning to alternative ways to keep the grounds in the green.