One of the largest industries in Southern California is the travel and tourism industry. In 2019 tourism created 535,000 jobs and brought 36 billion dollars into the Los Angeles economy.
With all of the restrictions that currently still exist on travel, I decided to start a section on Totally LA for “Stay-cations”.
MacArthur Park long had a reputation as an unsavory place. But due to the efforts of community groups in the Westlake Neighborhood – not the government – it was coming back up.
Where to find the original Gold's Gym in Venice, where the movie Pumping Iron was filmed and fitness craze began
Days before Biden was inaugurated into the White House, a headline in the Los Angeles Times read “Golden State Ideas Inspire Biden” and the tagline read “President Trump tried to marginalize California. Under his successor it is moving back to center stage.”
Jesse Holguin grew up with gang members as his role models. He wanted to be in a gang and eventually became the leader of a gang.
After our 2 weeks to slow the spread and let the hospitals have time to prepare for the flood of coronavirus patients predicted by a computer program turned into a year long shut down for many businesses, taking out California Governor Gavin Newsom has become a priority.
As we rolled into 2020, nothing could have prepared the businesses on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for what was about to happen to them. Business was booming. Tourism was at record high levels.
Since I was a small child, I remember watching the Tournament of Roses Parade each New Year’s Day. The parade has been a New Year’s tradition since it was started in 1890.
2020 has been a year none of us will ever forget. While people have different ideas on why it has happened, and some believe that it is necessary, the rights and freedoms that the US prizes so much have been under attack.