Sports and Outdoor Activities


What’s New at Disneyland? 2015 Edition

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Experience the magic, allure and thrill of ‘The Happiest Place on Earth’ – Disneyland. Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California is undeniably one of the most well-known amusement parks in the […]

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Shopper’s Guide to the Beverly Center in L.A.

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Situated on the cusp of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills is Southern California’s premier fashion destination. The Beverly Center is a bustling eight-story structured filled to the brim with high-end […]

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City Spotlight: Exploring Ventura CA

Nestled on the blue Pacific Ocean between Malibu and Santa Barbara is the alluring city of Ventura. Famed for the frequency and quality of surfing conditions, Ventura is home to numerous hot spots, such as Surfer’s Point, located at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. The city, formally known as San Buenaventura, was founded in 1782 by […]

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History of Horse Racing at Del Mar

Founded by Bing Crosby in 1937, the Del Mar racetrack has a colorful history. Each summer, racing fans would flock to the iconic track to wager on their favorite thoroughbreds. The racing season, which typically ran from mid-July until early September, hosted races five days a week, usually Wednesday through Sunday. The Del Mar still […]

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History of Horse Racing at Santa Anita

If you travel just 13 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, you’ll find Arcadia, home to the legendary Santa Anita Park. The thoroughbred racetrack offers some of the most prominent racing events in the U.S. during the spring and winter seasons. Located on the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Santa Anita Park has a […]

INGLEWOOD, CA - DEC 8: "God of War" and Juan Hernandez (black cap) hold off "Clinton" and Alex Bisono (orange cap) to win the 3rd race at Hollywood Park on Dec 8, 2012 in Inglewood, CA.

Rise and Fall of Hollywood Park Horse Track

In December of 2013, Hollywood Park Racetrack in Southern California closed its doors for good, after 75 years of racing. The iconic horse track hosted its share of thoroughbreds over the decades, including four-legged stars like Seabiscuit, Seattle Slew, and Zenyatta. Hollywood Park also introduced the first Breeders’ Cup in 1984. While live racing has […]

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Southern California Horse Tracks

When was the last time you spent a day at the horse track? Whether you like to bet or not, a good time can always be had at the horse track. Try standing around and watching the folks placing their wagers at the window–see if you can decide which ones are lifetime gamblers and which […]