Whittier Narrows Recreation Area in South El Monte offers an easy lakeside hike with views of swans and herons.
Head to Thousand Oaks' Wildwood Park, where the moderately difficult trail to Paradise Falls leads to a robust waterfall.
You started exercising? Great! Now comes the hard (yet fun) part: keeping at it. Four fitness gurus — Harley Pasternak, Lacey Stone, Jason Wimberly and Amen Iseghohi — share tips.
Instead of making big — and probably unattainable — New Year's resolutions, Tom Rath suggests small, reachable goals. We have suggestions.