2014 was definitely the year of The Karate Kid. Not only did the flick turn thirty, but two of its missing locations were finally found – Mr. Miyagi’s house, which I blogged about here, and the fictional Encino Oaks Country Club, which, as it turns out, was actually the Hyatt Westlake Plaza hotel in Thousand Oaks. The latter was only brought to my attention recently thanks to this June LA Weekly article. So while I was in the area one (very rainy) day a couple […]
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The latest WeScoutLA video, brought to you by Mike, from MovieShotsLA, and yours truly, is now up on YouTube. In it, we take you on a visit to Charles Evans Hughes Junior High School, aka the high school used in the original The Karate Kid. You can watch the video by clicking above. Enjoy!
Be sure to read today’s Scene It Before post for Los Angeles magazine – about the dojo from the 1984 classic The Karate Kid. You can find it here. My columns typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.