UCLA’s Neighborhoods: Things to See in Glendale

Travel 20 miles northeast of the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and you’ll find Glendale, one of L.A.’s largest and fastest-growing cities. Glendale is a mix of suburbia and a thriving downtown shopping, entertainment and dining district with Brand Boulevard being its main thoroughfare. In this city of 200,000 people, several celebrities call Glendale home because of…

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UCLA’s Neighborhoods: What to See in Downtown L.A.

Downtown Los Angeles, or as we locals call it, “Downtown L.A.” is a special place for any Angeleno. It has always been the heartbeat of Los Angeles’s business and commercial scene, but most recently – also has transformed into an entertainment hotspot. The buildings in Downtown each have a story, about a city that has…

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UCLA’s Neighborhoods: What to See in Beverly Hills and Mid-City

Whether you want to treat yourself to an afternoon of shopping, tour one of the most popular art museums in the United States, or see dinosaur fossils, head to Beverly Hills and adjacent Mid-City in West Los Angeles. Just ten miles from UCLA, a short drive to these two neighborhoods can make for a fun…

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UCLA’s Neighborhoods: Things to See in San Pedro

Known for its bustling harbor, San Pedro is one of L.A. County’s “original” big cities. The vibe and the culture here are intertwined with the Port of Los Angeles, a man-made port where commercial ships and cruise liners dock, bringing goods and visitors to L.A. Some might say that the port and San Pedro are…

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UCLA’s Neighborhoods: Things to See in Malibu

Most people think of Malibu as the land of waterfront mansions, only for those with tremendous wealth, or home of Hollywood stars who live there on the weekends. It is one of L.A.’s most posh cities, but at the same time, it has lots to do for anyone not on a millionaire’s budget. Here are…

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