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  • ... evening, I found myself seated in the cozy living room of my friends Nancy Merrick and Gary Lairmore. Wife and husband, Nancy and ... fourth and fifth graders about the chimpanzees and their plight . This made Lilly smile a smile that was not her presenter's smile. ...
  • This is the Phoenix of Mexico. In Torreon, Mexico: This is the Phoenix of Mexico. Like the Arizona city, Torreon´s become a boomtown in the last 80 years because of its crossroads location. It´s ... 40 years ago when there was still a shallow laguna, or lake , that fed the vast cotton fields and dairies. Massive industrial and ...
  • ... it today, but in 1870 the recently completed Echo Park Lake was the centerpiece of a promising new drinking water system. ...
  • ... show , "Just Add Water : Artworks Inspired by the L.A. Aqueduct," explores L.A.'s complicated relationship with water . ... {"additionalClasses":""}] "A Glass of Drinking Water ." Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper 94" x 68" | ... is only part of it. There's a painting of Mono Lake . It's hours away from the city, but the height of its rock ...
  • The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced today it has settled a two-year fight over water rights with the Mammoth Community Water ... Nichols called the agreement a "win-win," adding that it " shows that it is possible for reasonable parties to come together and ...
  • A large-scale land art installation is coming to Owens Lake . The project takes inspiration from the native cultures that neighbor the now dry body of water . [scald=81691:kl_image_original_context ...
  • ... Political victory required the paying of political costs, as detailed in the Los Angeles Times' account : ... and groups. The bond includes $100 million for the Lake Tahoe Conservancy, $100 million for Salton Sea preservation and $250 ...
  • ... I find this to be the most depressing time of year. The nights still feel longer than ever -- and, now that all the ... Deli. There's both a Bob's Big Boy sign (from the Toluca Lake location which is fortunately still open) and an actual Big Boy. And you ...
  • Neither urban nor suburban, Silver Lake , with its namesake reservoir and surfeit of fascinating houses, has become a space for style, wellness, and artisanal retail. But should we fear a ...
  • ... audience. Opening with soft music and lingering pans of murals on Broadway and the city's ethnic enclaves--many works commissioned ... voiceover by muralist Ernesto De la Loza introduces the plight of L.A.'s murals as works lost by graffiti and censorship by the ...

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