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You’re never too young to learn yoga in East L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES -- For much of the week, when one walks into People’s Yoga in East Los Angeles, quiet, peaceful, instrumental music plays while adults carefully align their poses. Sunday mornings, however, are quite different. Children and their parents moo during Cow pose, bark during Downward Facing Dog and reach for the stars while singing Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. Read More »

L.A. Marathon passes through Echo Park & Silver Lake

Thousands of runners poured through the streets of Echo Park and Silver Lake this morning for the 2017 L.A. Marathon. After starting at Dodger Stadium, the marathoners flooded into Downtown before turning west on their way to the finish line in Santa Monica. Residents cheered and photographed the runners as they passed by Echo Park Lake and then headed westbound ... Read More »

Brain aging and treatment response in geriatric depression

For those who are suffering from feelings of depression, sadness, hopelessness, memory loss, concentration difficulties, lack of energy, or loss of interest and pleasure in activities; UCLA is conducting a 12-month research study using an experimental combination of two drugs and a placebo (an inactive substance). Read More »

1,400 middle schoolers run for fun and fitness in Elysian Park

The paths of Elysian Park were extra busy Saturday morning as more than 1,400 middle school runners raced up and over hills as part of the 2016 LA84 Run4Fun Festival. The 28th annual event, which involved a total of six races on a 1.25-mile course, marked the culmination of a 10-week program, funded by the LA84Foundation, that introduces middle-schoolers to ... Read More »

Spinning Deals In East Hollywood

Sunset Bike House is a Certified Spinning® studio created by its lead instructor as a place where you can not only work on your physical well-being, but where you can bring your mind and spirit into focus as well. Our studio is truly a neighborhood spin studio, with an emphasis on providing its clients with the best workout routines, all ... Read More »

Montecito Heights playground gets a colorful makeover

MONTECITO HEIGHTS — City officials will gather tomorrow at the Montecito Heights Recreation Center to show off the latest thing in playgrounds. The renovated playground features towers and equipment topped with colorful, translucent panels that double as outdoor art. It’s the first playground in the city, according to a press release issued by Council District 1, to use these elements ... Read More »

Bowling for bargains in Northeast L.A.

With the opening of Highland Park Bowl last month, there’s a renewed interest in the art of knocking down pins in an alley both as sport and recreation. After all, bowling is socially ecumenical: it’s a great place for kids birthday parties, fun for families, the perfect second date for teens, social outlet for seniors, college bonding, Father’s Day Fun, the list goes on, Read More »

Bike polo, anyone?

ECHO PARK -- If Melody Brocious invites you to play polo, expect to ride a bike, not a horse. The 30-year-old Echo Park resident is a bike polo player. After moving to Los Angeles, Brocious, an avid cyclist, sought out other bicyclists to ride with,” said Brocious. “One of the riders she met was a bike polo player who invited her to check out a match. Read More »

Eagle Rock mall to make room for new fitness center

EAGLE ROCK —  Fitness 19, which operates a nationwide chain of low-cost fitness centers, is planning to open an approximately 17,000-square-foot facility in the Eagle Rock Plaza. The new fitness center would include cardio and strength equipment as well as space for indoor cycling and a wide variety of classes ranging from yoga and and Zumba to kickboxing and boot ... Read More »

Girl skateboarders challenge tradition in Boyle Heights

BOYLE HEIGHTS -- Candice Avendaño began skateboarding to impress a boyfriend. “He was a skater. I guess I wanted to have more in common, so I started skating,” says the 17-year-old Boyle Heights resident. “But after a while, I realized that skating is really fun, and I really wanted to get into it, so I started skating.” Read More »

Bulletin Board: East LA Athletics Christmas Raffle Tickets Fundraiser

Submitted by East LA Athletics 12U Baseball team The East LA Athletics 12U baseball team is preparing to go compete for a title in paradise. These boys won 2 world series events in California in 2015 as 11 year olds and next year they were invited to represent California in the State of Hawaii. The East LA Boys have their ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Silver Lake Kartwheel-A-Thon benefits Special Olympics athletes

  Submitted by he Klub Gymnastics The Klub Gymnastics, a Silver Lake based gymnastics center, held a kartwheel-a-thon to benefit The Special Olympics World Games. Students at The Klub were pledged amounts per cartwheel that they could complete in five minutes. The initial goal was to raise $2500, the amount needed to sponsor one athlete. We exceeded our goal and ... Read More »



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