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  • ... own Toyon, a plant endemic to our Southern California chaparral hillsides and canyons. Though the plant sports its green leaves ... your list of New Year's Resolutions. Better yet, come back in late spring or early summer and see the Toyon's wildflowers in full ...
  • ... shaped by dynamic visions, both individual and collective. Commentary brings together diverse perspectives on the future of California by looking into its history and generating innovative ...
  • ... California has many micro-climates -- born of our hills and mountains and exposure to the ocean -- so the 2-kilometer downscale ... in the San Fernando Valley with high albedo slurry. Back to the science. Dr. Hall's downscaling study was an essential precursor ...
  • ... swirling in the dust kicked up by the Valley winds. Even with the long shadows forming in the late afternoon, the sight of ... | Photo: Elson Trinidad Formerly a blighted, poorly-paved concrete canyon, the alley, now known as the Elmer Paseo, was transformed ...
  • ... hillsides bloomed not with golden poppies but with concrete numbers. [scald=52584:kl_image_original_context ... Francisco. (There was even one in Mr. Heinz' Pennsylvania back yard overlooking the Allegheny River.) The 57 overlooking the PE's Air ...
  • Holly Willis is the editor of The New Ecology of Things, a collection of essays, words, images and fiction that grapples with the potential and design challenges of pervasive computing, and she ... Assistant Professor in the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, as well as Director of ...
  • I spent Sunday afternoon in conversation about the making of places in Southern California . We met with a distinguished panel of experts, academics, and commentators at the ...
  • ... with native plants, aptly called "The Oasis." The concrete sidewalk on the south side of Ventura Boulevard suddenly gives ... reintroduced marshland in Carson opened in 2009, bringing back a section of the larger Bixby Slough wetlands which once spanned the ...
  • ... chickens, six barns and a slaughterhouse. The neighborhood back then, Hollis recalls, was mainly white, but an influx of ... have changed. Once eerily quiet, it is now a main road with cars or large trucks blasting Banda or Hip Hop as their engines rattle ...
  • ... to come," says Arenson, who lives in Los Angeles. He has news on a Sheets mosaic. By Adam Arenson   This month, for the first time ... being re-installed near the heart of the Beverly Hills Civic Center, on front of the complex's garage. The mosaic's story ...

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