I don't know when the sign went up, but I just noticed it last week. The Variety logo that used to shine from the tallest office tower on the Wilshire Miracle Mile is now on the facade of a non-descript mid-rise on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Los Angeles.
I got a chance on Saturday to visit the Al Struckus House, a distinctive circular design by architect Bruce Goff set amid the urban forest in the old Girard section of Woodland Hills. "The house is unlike any other," the LA Conservancy says .
Only a small fraction of the world's mines have incorporated best practices on water management into their operations, according to speakers and attendees at a "Water Management for Mining" conference, sponsored by Information Forecast Incorporated , held last week in Denver. "Less than 20% of the world's mines practice integrated, site-wide water management," said one attendee, adding that it's lack of knowledge, not money, which has prevented many mines from adopting best practices in water management.
I awoke this morning about 7, looked out the window at our acre-sized yard and was pleased to observe that our oak trees were still standing and the autumn growth of our garden still flamed in tones of red and gold, and not real fire. No terrorists were creeping toward the house armed to the teeth with guns and bombs, just inches from our back porch.
California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, who is expected to sweep to reelection next month, is launching two television ads Wednesday that highlight her tenure as the state's top law enforcement officer and her efforts to combat school truancy.
After five hours of labor, new parents, Chari and Alex Wright arrived at Kaiser Hospital in Woodland Hills, where, 55 minutes later, Lavennia Giseli Wright was born on Sept.17, weighing in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces, on the same day as her famous Guardian Angel, Julia Davis of Old Topanga Canyon, was born.
The Woodland Hills Rock Chippers will hold its 16th Annual Gem Show on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. The event is free for all to enjoy demonstrations, displays and equipment with beautiful fossils, minerals and sparkly gems, taken from Mother Earth to be collected and treasured.
Lower Saucon Township in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania reportedly might have a Hindu temple in the future. According to reports, the banquet facility which is used to be Woodland Hills Country Club having an 18-hole golf course, might be converted into a Hindu temple if approved by the Township Council.
Jose Castillo, 14, skateboards through the Santa Ana Civic Center on his way to school Friday morning. High temperatures and a red flag warning denoting heightened fire danger will be in effect in the Southland.
While people in some other parts of the country are watching the leaves turn a kaleidoscope of fall colors as they contemplate unpacking winter clothes, California is roasting under an autumn heat wave. As high temperatures were ranging from the low 100s in Southern California to the 90s in the normally more temperate San Francisco Bay Area on Friday, National Weather Service forecasters warned it was just a warm-up for what lies ahead this weekend.
Robert McBroom who has run the Pierce College Farm Center for the last 10 years walks to one of his "barns" which is used for educational children's shows. This will be the last Harvest festival at the Pierce Location, the college has asked McBroom to move.
The orthodox Chabad of Encino held a customary giving and receiving of honeycake on Friday morning before the sundown start of Yom Kippur. Rabbi Joshua Gordon of Chabbad of the Valley speaks to the gathering during the traditional ceremony on Oct. 3, 2014.
Bell resident Roger Ramirez began to hear rumors in late 2008 that the top city administrator and city council were collecting high salaries. He confronted city leaders about it, but was rebuffed and told to file a public records request.
While people in some other parts of the country are watching the leaves turn a kaleidoscope of fall colors as they contemplate unpacking winter clothes, California is roasting under an autumn heat wave.