California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Hillside Village

RUN TO THE HILLSIDE -- HILLSIDE VILLAGE Last fall I had a stint house-sitting in El Sereno. I spent much of my time exploring that neighborhood with a dog named Dooley who belongs to the owners of the home I was... sitting. This fall I again returned to the Eastside and Dooley I resumed our epic walks. This … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Hillside Village

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring City Terrace

BEEN UP TO CITY TERRACE TO SEE WHAT'S A-HAPPENING  Last year I had a stint house-sitting in El Sereno and spent the better part of my stay exploring with a dog named Dooley that I was also charged with the care of. She and I mostly explored the greater El Sereno area, including Hillside Village and University Hills. This time … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring City Terrace

Well slice me nice, Eurodisco legend Fancy is coming to Orange County!

Fancy, the singer of hits including "Angel Eyes," "Bolero," "China Blue," "Cold as Ice," "Flames of Blue," "Lady of Ice," "Latin Fire," "Slice me Nice" and more is coming to the US for the first time ever in January, 2014. He'll be playing at R3 Social Lounge in Stanton (North Orange County/Little Saigon) on the 17th of that month. The … Continue reading Well slice me nice, Eurodisco legend Fancy is coming to Orange County!

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Monterey Hills

RUNNING UP THAT HILL -- MONTEREY HILLS In Los Angeles, the Monterey Hills can refer to more than one thing. One is a landform known as The Monterey Hills that is technically part of the Repetto Hills, a chain of hills which runs from between the San Rafael Hills and Elysian Park Hills at one … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Monterey Hills

California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Happy Valley

There are at least four places in California named Happy Valley. This blog entry is about the small neighborhood on Los Angeles’s Eastside.  The first time I became aware of a place in Los Angeles called Happy Valley was after glancing at an online map. I ascertained that it was apparently located somewhere in the … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold — Exploring Happy Valley