Runyon Canyon. LA. is where you’ll find many celebrities marching up the mountain, often with their off-leash dogs. Street parking at this popular spot is competitive so you may find yourself circling a bit. There are a several hiking trails of varying intensity and a lawn where free yoga is offered. There’s not a lot of shade on the dusty trails, so wear sunscreen and bring a hat. Revel in terrific views of the city and Hollywood sign.
Chucko the Clown, Randy Runyon. Runyon's father, Charles M. Runyon, created the character and starred in the "Chucko the Birthday Clown" show on KABC and KTTV in the 1950s and '60s. Children often waited years for the chance to appear on the popular show on their birthday with Chucko, who became an LA celebrity along with Engineer Bill, Sheriff John and Bozo the Clown. Runyon died in Feb, 2013.