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Chinese New Year: Celebrations Around SoCal

The Golden Dragon Parade's still on the horizon, but you can welcome Chinese New Year around SoCal. »

Subway Says Goodbye to the $5 Footlong

Subway Says Goodbye to the $5 Footlong

So long to the catchy “$5 footlong” jingle, because Subway's iconic deal just got a dollar more expensive. Customers will now have to shell out $6 for "ALL of your favorite classic footlongs," the restaurant... »

Natural History Cool: First Fridays Return

Natural History Cool: First Fridays Return

DJs, scientists, partiers, and big dino bones converge in one fab monthly confab. »

Movie Costumes: Free Exhibit to Open Downtown

Movie Costumes: Free Exhibit to Open Downtown

Eye several articles of clothing from major 2015 films. »

New: LACMA Local Program

New: LACMA Local Program

The fresh membership offering is all about special events built for SoCalers. »

Weekend: LA Cookie Con

Weekend: LA Cookie Con

Snack upon sweets of all stripes. Plus: First Friday, Chinese New Year, MONA opens, Sleepless downtown »

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation

A Reddit user this week posted a photo of a cat looking like an Egyptian goddess, but the shiny collar in the photo was not supposed to be around the cat's neck. The cat, which is doing fine, got the accessory... »

Universal Studios: New Reservation System

Universal Studios: New Reservation System

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter's on the horizon, and the theme park has a fresh way to build your day. »

Vans Custom Culture Competition: Now Open

Vans Custom Culture Competition: Now Open

The arts education awareness-raiser gives high schoolers a chance to come together to design pairs of blank Vans. »

New Later Hours: Cherry Blossom Festival

New Later Hours: Cherry Blossom Festival

The March happening at Descanso Gardens pushes into the early evening. »

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