Toluca Lake Magazine Issue Archive
Whether spring gives you the urge to head out on a hike or simply stretch out on a chaise lounge in the backyard, the outdoors beckons — and in this issue, we’ve got some great ideas to help you enjoy it. It’s the perfect time to debut our special section that serves as an official publication for Toluca Lake Beautification Partners, the group that’s been hard at work enhancing our public spaces. You’ll also find a can’t-miss list of 10 local hikes, tips on making your home’s outdoor spaces shine with the latest patio design trends, an exploration of the history of Universal City, and a chat with Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian about his local roots and his path to public service.
Life in our community and the wider world has been utterly transformed since I sat down to write my Publisher’s Message for the March/April issue of Toluca Lake Magazine just a few weeks ago.
Toluca Lake Beautification Partners (TLPB) was founded in 2015 out of a desire to implement beautification and streetscape improvements in the Toluca Lake community.
You don’t have to venture very far to experience the great outdoors when you live a stone’s throw from some of the best hiking in the city. Whether you’re into steep summit climbs or leisurely walks, there’s a local hike out there waiting for you.
Tens of thousands of people joined Universal Moving Picture Company President Carl Laemmle on March 15, 1915, to celebrate the opening day of his grandiose, state-of-the-art new film studio in the San Fernando Valley called Universal City.
Here are some of the latest trends in outdoor design to help you transform an ordinary backyard into your own private oasis — or, if you’ve already created an idyllic space, enhance it with a few fresh features.
How to protect a beloved pet while allowing them the stimulation of the great outdoors? For more and more cat caretakers, the smart solution is to create a catio.
Adrin Nazarian has represented Toluca Lake and its surrounding communities in the State Assembly for nearly eight years, but his history here goes back even further.
Everyone from the front office of the L.A. Rams to Mayor Eric Garcetti participated in the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, and Toluca Lake was no exception.
The liveliness and rich history of Toluca Lake have always been in Paulanna Cuccinello’s DNA, and her one-of-a-kind boutique, Pergolina, has captivated residents for decades.
The Toluca Lake Garden Club once again showed it’s not just about pretty flowers with its February agenda.
Both rescues, 2-year-old Mini and 1-year-old Marty are great friends.