Officials say what had been considered a novel idea by city officials has saved L.A. hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The city of Hemet is cracking down on homeless camps and drug use in its parks.
City officials in Riverside are considering a proposal to hire private, unarmed security guards to patrol city parks.
Deputies have stepped up patrols at Yorba Linda parks and planned to have high visibility at sports fields following a report of a possible child annoyance or attempted child abduction.
Animal lovers often do not have the flexibility or capacity to also be pet owners. Here are a few ways to get your cute and cuddly fix, anyway.
Officials at the highest levels of the California Department of Parks and Recreation helped keep millions of dollars in money intended for state parks secret for more than a decade.
The Lake Forest City Council on Tuesday will consider a repeal of an ordinance banning registered sex offenders from city parks after a scathing report from one city official.
A city parks employee was behind bars for allegedly stealing hundreds of gallons of gasoline from city depots and selling it on the streets.
The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday will vote to prohibit tents, sleeping bags, bed roles and hammocks on parks across the city.
The San Fernando Valley is the perfect place to raise a family. Good schools, nice neighborhoods and an abundance of playgrounds for kids of all ages. We’ve climbed to the top of the jungle gym to find the best indoor and outdoor playgrounds in the San Fernando Valley.
A tough new campaign has turned several public places in Hermosa Beach into no-smoking zones.
Los Alamitos has become the latest Orange County city to enact an ordinance that keeps registered sex offenders out of parks and playgrounds where children gather.
A Los Angeles councilwoman wants to give up the right to build a park on the former site of a controversial community farm south of downtown and take a cash payout to spend at existing parks instead.
A Southern California city will consider banning sex offenders from municipal parks and recreational facilities, part of a wave of proposals aimed at protecting children.
A state environmental group named the Angeles National Forest and the Santa Monica Mountains among California’s top natural treasures in a list released Wednesday.