The very first Coachella Festival was held over the course of two days in October 1999. It was developed by Rick Van Santen and Paul Tolett of Goldenvoice, who wanted to start a music festival similar to British and European festivals such as Glastonbury and Roskilde.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. He was 39 years old when he was shot to death at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.
Why are the libraries closed on Monday? The answer is Cesar Chavez Day. The holiday celebrates the birthday and legacy of the civil rights and labor movement activist Cesar Chavez.
Los Angeles isn't the usual place you think of for wearing of the green, (we're still brown from the drought), but nevertheless, St. Patrick's Day is Saturday, March 17.
Our children’s librarians are all avid readers, but when it comes to choosing award-winning children's books, they can really play favorites. We talked to some of our children’s librarians in our branches to see what they love to read and why.