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President's Upcoming National Parks Visit Underscores Legacy of Protection, Focus on Diversity

Maite Arce | Posted 06.14.2016 | Latino Voices
Maite Arce

As President Obama and his family plan a summer vacation this month, it seems only natural they would tour two of America's most iconic national park ...

Long (and Short) Walks Home

Michael Brune | Posted 06.03.2016 | Green
Michael Brune

John Muir has his fair share of things named after him (including what must be the world's most-visited grove of trees), but I bet the commemorations he'd appreciate most are the two long-distance trails that bear his name.

Party at the Sacred Mountain for 5 Points Gathering 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.26.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

For centuries, the mountain has been an important symbol to the spirituality of mankind. Often referred to as the Holy or Sacred Mountain, in many cultures its peaks were worshiped as Earth's closest steeple to heaven and other celestial dimensions.

Alter/Abolish/Address Turns the City into a Gallery in Washington, D.C.

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts

Throughout the fall, the Los Angeles Nomadic Division presents a series of five site-specific commissions which will sprawl out across Washington D.C. taking over public spaces.

Making Our Voices Heard, Number One Reason for Latinos to Vote

Dulce Saenz | Posted 01.03.2015 | Latino Voices
Dulce Saenz

With everyone eagerly anticipating the results of the elections on Nov. 4th, it's becoming clear that the Latino community wants to make a statement by showing up at the voting booth.

The Antiquities Act and the San Gabriel Mountains

The Corps Network | Posted 12.21.2014 | Green
The Corps Network

What would it be like if Chimney Rock in Colorado, the ancestral home of the Pueblo People, was open to modern development? What if the Giant Sequoias...

Obama's Lucky Thirteenth

Michael Brune | Posted 12.13.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

California may be famous for its beaches, but what really defines the state's geography are its many mountain ranges. On Friday, President Obama permanently protected one of those mountain ranges by designating almost 350,000 acres of the Angeles National Forest as our newest national monument.

A Monument For Los Angeles

Steve Dunwoody | Posted 12.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Steve Dunwoody

Although the San Gabriel Mountains are an integral part of Los Angeles' economy and way of life, these public lands have been in dire need of attention. Graffiti and trash are abundant; restrooms, educational programming and community outreach are insufficient.

Why We Should Celebrate the Role of Latinos in the Designation of the San Gabriel Mountains as a National Monument

Rod Torrez | Posted 12.10.2014 | Latino Voices
Rod Torrez

The monument's designation represents a significant moment in which we can see how effectively our community can engage in protecting public lands -- as well as the ways we enjoy them.

Obama Preserves San Gabriel Mountains in LA's Backyard

Frances Beinecke | Posted 12.10.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

We get to experience these wild places because previous generations had the wisdom to preserve them. Now it's our turn to do the same for our children and grandchildren.

New National Monument Demonstrates Latino Priorities Extend Beyond Immigration

Maite Arce | Posted 12.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Maite Arce

The Latino community's involvement adds to the growing evidence that suggests this engagement from the Latino community on an environmental issue is not just an anomaly, but is something to be expected.

Yellowstone in the Backyard: Time to Declare LA's San Gabriel Mountains a National Monument

Frances Beinecke | Posted 10.26.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

As we head into the final days of August, most Americans are looking for one last summer escape. Many people have to travel hundreds of miles to find a refuge from the crush of everyday life. But the 17 million people living in Greater Los Angeles can find wild beauty right in their backyards.

San Gabriel Mountains and River Corridor Deserve Permanent Protection

Rep. Judy Chu | Posted 08.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Rep. Judy Chu

The San Gabriel Mountains are a defining feature for the entire Los Angeles region. What many people don't know, however, is just how much strain this region is under to keep up with demand for outdoor space and recreational opportunities.

Behold The Wildfire Selfie

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

The Colby Fire in the San Gabriel Mountains can be seen from space, but photos snapped an elbow's length away reveal another important perspective abo...

5 Hikes To Ruins In Los Angeles (PHOTOS)

Seth Smigelski | Posted 10.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Seth Smigelski

Summits and scenic overlooks are reliable standbys for hikers, but you can have a bit more fun hiking to abandoned ruins in Los Angeles County. These dilapidated destinations, often put to ruin by wildfires, provide a window into L.A.'s past.

A Snapshot of the Bewildering Multi-Level Approach to Modern Day Classroom (Mis)Management

Ryan Hyatt | Posted 11.17.2012 | Education
Ryan Hyatt

Sometime in between, I sleep and eat in my Hollywood Hills bungalow. This 100-mile daily commute, however, doesn't come without some context. I am a 35-year-old ex-reporter and laid-off general education teacher who has had to reinvent himself in the wake of the economic downturn.

HuffPost Guides: Mount Baldy

The Huffington Post | Laura Agadoni | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Mount Baldy in California is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers our ...

A Greener Vision for Los Angeles: A San Gabriel Mountains Recreation Area

Bill Meadows | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green
Bill Meadows

With so many LA neighborhoods desperate for parks or healthy outdoor activities, a recreation area that includes the forests, as well as San Gabriel River sections near urban neighborhoods, would be a watershed moment.

WATCH: Harrowing Helicopter Rescue In Eaton Cayon

Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles

Three hikers were airlifted out of Eaton Canyon by a Los Angeles Sheriff's Department helicopter in early September, and harrowing footage of the dari...

A Clockwork Apocalypse: The Southern California Wildfire

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris McGowan

Can we change our land-use patterns and fire-safety behavior to avoid tragic deaths and property loss during these wildfires, and reduce the millions of dollars spent fighting them?