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Topanga Days Parade 2017: Who Let The Hippies Out?

Topanga Days.  If you’re not from here, you probably don’t know. But should you? Well, it’s certainly an acquired taste. Let’s try a little quiz— *Do you like patchouli, second hand pot smoke, tie die t-shirts, henna & dirty hippies? *Are you craving an environment where bras and shoes are optional and kids roam the streets like wild banshees? *How about peace, love, live music...

Ain’t No Parade Like A Topanga Parade

‘Cuz a Topanga Parade smells like weed.  This year’s celebration was one for the ages. Sixteen years ago, my husband and I decided that people suck, so we should make our own.  When deciding where to raise them, we figured, ‘Hippies are Better than Yuppies’ so we landed in Topanga Canyon. We weren’t interested in a community, new friends or even a backyard crop of ganja.  But we...

Top 10 Reasons To Love The Topanga Memorial Day Parade

Topanga Canyon is not just another LA suburb. Nestled between Malibu, Calabasas and the Palisades, it holds one of the largest open space parks within a city limits in the world & played a strong part in the 60s music scene. Jimi, Joni, Jim, the Zappas, even Charlie Manson hung ‘in the canyon’ back in the day. These days, Topanga attracts Angelinos who are more interested in...