Los Angeles Resources

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OUR FACEBOOK PAGES
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CALENDARS & LISTINGS
Kristin’s List
L.A. Times: The Guide

L.A. Weekly Calendar
Upcoming
Eventful
CitySearch
Free & Cheap Stuff to Do in LA
Experience LA
Downtown News Calendar
LA.com
Los Angeles Magazine

FESTIVALS/ANNUAL EVENT
AFI FEST
Go Eat L.A.
Port of LA Lobster Fest
Tournament of Roses
Los Angeles Short Film Festival
The Great Los Angeles Walk

BEST OF LA LISTS
My LA to Z (collection of Angeleno must-lists, via LAmag.com)
Los Angeles Magazine Best of L.A.
64 Greatest Things About L.A. (according to Los Angeles Magazine)
Best Los Angeles Movies
L.A. Weekly’s Best of the Best
National Geographic’s Must Do’s
Conde Nast’s Best of L.A.
Best Los Angeles Beaches
A List of Angeleno’s Best Lists (via L.A. Times)
Best Offbeat Experiences
Best Free Things

LOCAL INTEREST
Ask Chris: The City Explained (via Los Angeles Magazine)
Not For Tourists Los Angeles (neighborhood guide pdfs)

CULTURE AND HISTORY
Los Angeles Almanac (10 Million People,88 Cities, 10,000 Years of History)
L.A. Time Machines
(historic bars, restaurants and other locations)
Mural Conservancy (documenting the street art and artists of L.A.)
Murals of Los Angeles
Yesterday L.A.
Big Orange Landmarks (exploring L.A. landmarks)
L.A. Conservancy
Preserve L.A.
George Guarrigues (featuring L.A. in the 1900s)
L.A.: Past, Present & Future
You-Are-Here (Los Angeles architecture)
The 1947 Project (crime blog of historic noir Los Angeles)
On Bunker Hill (1947 Project takes on lost Downtown)
Old Los Angeles menus (searchable database of old menus)
Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
California Folklife (stories, music, art, rituals & traditions)
California Map Society
Historic Theatres
Historic Adobe Haciendas (many are open to the public!)
La Nopalera (description of original Pueblo de la Reina de los Angeles)
L.A. City Historical Society
Las Angelitas (docents of El Pueblo de Los Angeles)
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
Savannah Pioneer Cemetery
Silent Movie Theater
Historical Society of Southern California
Daily Mirror (via L.A. Times)
USC Digital Archive
Olvera Street

NEIGHBORHOODS
Atwater Village Newbie (Atwater Village)
Angelenic (Downtown)
Franklin Avenue (general/Hollywood)
Blog Downtown (Downtown)
Echo Park Historical Society (Echo Park)
West Adams Heritage Association (West Adams)
Los Angeles Garment and Citizen (Downtown and neighboring districts)

GENERAL CITY
Not For Tourists Los Angeles (searchable database and blog)
Gridskipper Los Angeles (various topics with maps)
L.A. MetBlogs (all neighborhoods, various interests)
L.A. Observed (media, politics and sense of place)
LAist (news, food, arts and events)
Curbed L.A. (media, politics and sense of place)
Dateline> City of Angels
Losanjealous
L.A. Now (via the L.A. Times)
L.A. Daily (via the L.A. Weekly)
L.A. Observed (media, politics and sense of place)
Love & Hate L.A. (media, politics and sense of place)
Mayor Sam (politics)
L.A. Daily Blog (politics and scandals)

GENERAL INFO BOOKS/GUIDES
Los Angeles Times City Guide

Know Before You Go
(according to National Geographic Traveler)
Angel City Press
My California (purchase of this book benefits a great cause!)
Alex’s Guide
(nightclubs, bars & more)
Los Angeles Visitors’ Bureau
Park Angeles (parks, open spaces & public places)
Seeing Stars (guide to local celebrity-themed sights)
How Stuff Works: L.A. City Guide
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