TagL.A. County Fair

Take a Last Ride on the Slide Before it Chutes into History

August 13, 2010

The Giant Slide – that big, huge wavy banana-like structure near the Flower & Garden Pavilion where you get potato-sack burns on your…well, where you get potato sack burns – is celebrating its 45th anniversary at the L.A. County Fair – and it’s last. After nearly half a century at the Fair, the Giant Slide is retiring. It’s…

Pomona Kids Dig What’s Growing at FairView Farms

July 28, 2010

Did you know carrots aren’t just orange? They can be black (actually deep purple), pink, and white. And mint can come in all kinds of flavors, including chocolate mint. Imagine, a candy bar in a leaf … delish! That’s just what about 50 kids from Pomona Hope, a local non-profit community organization, learned when they…