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August 30, 2013

3rd Annual Found LA:Festival of Neighborhoods

A FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE LOS ANGELES NEIGHBORHOODS   Sunday, October 20, 2013, LA Commons will host the third annual Found LA: Festival of Neighborhoods.  This year’s theme, “The River of Your Imagination” invites Angelinos to explore the range of ways they interact with the LA River.  Los Angeles culture seekers will be able to: Visit […]



June 11, 2012

Meet the Docents Part I: Introducing the faces of Trekking LA

Trekking LA could not be possible without our host of incredible docents who lead tours around the areas of the city they know best. We’d like to introduce some of the amazing people that make the program possible. Malissa Strong, docent for Boyle Heights Malissa is originally from a small suburb of Chicago, but for […]



May 29, 2012

Trekking LA Tour Series Explore East Hollywood with local docent Elson Trinidad

One of 30 tours led by trained neighborhood docents throughout the summer On Saturday, June 9, 2012, the non-profit L.A. Commons (www.lacommons.org)—with the mission to connect people across Los Angeles’ vast metropolis through the artistic, social and cultural projects that celebrate the unique stories of L.A.’s neighborhoods—will continue with its sixth series of Trekking LA […]



December 1, 2011

Reflections on 2011

Unbelievably, 2011 is nearing a close. At LA Commons, we’ve had a great year with many exciting programs and significant organizational growth to go with it. Our most exciting endeavor is our partnership with USC and CRA/LA to install 200 banners in the neighborhoods surrounding the campus to herald the opening of the Exposition Line. […]