Tag: Los Angeles Parks Foundation

Mr. Los Angeles’ life celebrated at memorial at his beloved park

Mr. Los Angeles’ life celebrated at memorial at his beloved park

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

The life and legacy of the late Tom LaBonge was celebrated October 18 at Travel Town in Griffith Park. It was a real party (including an Elvis impersonator, of course), and it was one the former Councilman would have loved. LaBonge, who died unexpectedly on January 7, would have turned 68 two weeks before the […]

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Parks Foundation works to improve Robert Burns trail

Parks Foundation works to improve Robert Burns trail

| October 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Parks Foundation soon will begin work on an improvement project within Robert Burns Park, thanks, in part, to the generous support of a local resident. “We are thrilled to do this project,” said Parks Foundation Executive Director (and Windsor Square resident) Carolyn Ramsay last month as she gave the Chronicle a preview […]

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As in Paris, a micro-forest sprouts in Griffith Park

As in Paris, a micro-forest sprouts in Griffith Park

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

There is a Chinese proverb that posits, “When is the best time to plant a tree?” And it answers, “20 years ago. Or today.” Volunteers with the Los Angeles Parks Foundation and the conservation committee of the Los Angeles Zoo took the proverb to heart on June 19, planting 145 indigenous trees and shrubs to […]

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Parks Foundation to begin second decade with Ramsay at reins

Parks Foundation to begin second decade with Ramsay at reins

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a career in journalism, environmental advocacy and public service, Carolyn Ramsay has found her niche as executive director of the Los Angeles Parks Foundation. Her office amidst the oak trees in Griffith Park is a perfect setting for the Windsor Square resident, who has strived to bring greenery to her neighborhood and adopted city […]

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