The Tour and The Guardians

I did my first of four summer excursions of East Hollywood Saturday as part of LA Commons’ ‘Trekking LA” neighborhood tours. Hollywood Patch gave my tour some love this morning and featured it on the front page.

I took a small group of folks through Thai Town (even running into my friend Wanda’s Six Taste […]

Take a Tour of East Hollywood this Saturday!

Found-LA-Tour

Here I am giving a tour of East Hollywood during LA Commons' Found LA Festival, October 2011.

I wear many hats, and one of them is tour guide. Or rather, neighborhood docent.

I’ve been involved with the nonprofit organization LA Commons for the past 5 or so years. They do wonderful […]

Just Another Day In The Neighborhood: Thai CDC Retreat, Library Gardening

Not as frenetic as last Saturday, but this Saturday was a day of much community activity (So what’s new?)…

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Thai CDC Strategic Board/Staff Planning Retreat

Saturday morning was spent at the Hollywest Apartments’ multipurpose room as Thai CDC had the first part of its board and staff retreat. As […]

Songkran, Songkran, Gonna Get Down On Songkran…

Sunday afternoon was spent at a great community tradition for the past eight years on the first Sunday of April: the big Songkran Thai New Year Festival on Hollywood Blvd, between Western and Normandie avenues, in Thai Town.

“Songkran” translated does not mean “New Year,” but refers to the first month of the […]