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Postponed: 2020 Rose Award honoring Gillian Zucker
Postponed: 2020 Lotus Festival in Echo Park
LAPF in the News
Beverly Press: ‘Orange’ you glad they are helping?
Los Feliz Ledger: Tom LaBonge Memorial Fund for Griffith Park Established
Larchmont Buzz: LAPF Funded to Install Four Mini Forests in LA Parks
NBC-LA: This Free Harvest Fest Is a Griffith Park Gem
LA Magazine: 8 Fall Festivals in L.A. That Are Sure to Put You in a Gourd Mood
LA Downtown News: New Basketball Court, Other Upgrades Made to Skid Row Parks
NBC News: Middle School in Watts Gets 9 New Basketball Courts Courtesy of Clippers
Students at Charles Drew Middle School near Watts were treated Tuesday to the unveiling of nine new basketball courts and other upgrades to their athletic facilities that were funded by the Los Angeles Clippers and American Airlines. The Clippers last year opened the first of hundreds of planned public basketball courts across Los Angeles to be renovated over the next three years through a $10 million gift to the Los Angeles Parks Foundation. The Charles Drew Middle School renovations happened because rapper Stix, who grew up in Watts, persuaded the Clippers to also renovate the facilities at the school, Councilman Joe Buscaino's office said. Read more here.
OC Register: Steve Ballmer, Clippers fixing L.A.’s neighborhood basketball courts
Forbes: As a New MLS Season Kicks Off, How Can We Have More Soccer Fields for Kids?
104.3 MyFM: Lisa Foxx discusses 5th Annual Griffith Park Run
Marymount High: Community Welcomes "Inspiring Boldness" Speaker Carolyn Ramsay
LA Sentinel: A Christmas Story—What Does Christmas Mean to You?
Larchmont Chronicle: Parks Foundation to begin second decade with Ramsay at reins
NBC: Frolic at a Free Harvest Festival at Griffith Park
No news flash is required for what we're about to reveal next, however: November is still a month that sits squarely within autumn, at least in this hemisphere, and it, too, can possess harvest-y pleasures. And one such good time is going to pop up, for free, near the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round, on Crystal Springs Drive, on Sunday, Nov. 4. So cheers to you, dear Harvest Festival at Griffith Park, as you enter your second annual go-around. Read more here.
Video: Something for everyone in LA City Parks
See how parks are integrated in our daily lives, 365 days of the year. Watch video here.