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  • ... L.A. Basin look like before there was an L.A.? A team of scientists, geographers, and other researchers recently released a report ... Creek watershed – a 130-square-mile swath of land home to more than 1.2 million people that includes much of western ...
  • The breakup of rancho lands in Los Angeles resulted in the newfound availability of land , fueling a massive land boom for new settlers. ... days. Many cases were drawn out in appeals. Many rancheros lost their land during this era or sold portions of it to pay legal ...
  • ... mural ordinance is slogging through City Hall, a victim of internal debate on how it can be enforced. In the middle of May, there ... Coast exhibition, which brings the street artist to the land of Tom Hanks and other media celebrity fodder. He spoke with LA ...
  • The history of the famous sign almost seems to confirm all the crazy reveries that suggests Hollywood is the promised land . [scald=75064:kl_image_original_context] It seems a little crazy, Lost Landmarks spotlighting one the most recognizable landmarks in the world. ...
  • ... politics, ethnic conflict, developer hubris, and sleazy land deals. But some of it lives on in San Marino. [scald=24877:kl_image_original_context] ...
  • ... weekend like victorious Olympians. By arrangement of The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles, who has been restoring some ... about that," said Baca. "The freeway, I said, is no man's land . It's not a place to get a community to support us. And that is still ...
  • An extensive system of creeks, arroyos, and other watercourses once crisscrossed Los Angeles. ... to miss how geologic uplift and erosion have shaped the land . But in the city, a different set of features makes a landscape ... Los Angeles has worked to rediscover elements of its lost , wild geography. Activists have transformed the long-neglected Los ...
  • ... news and notes about street art and murals from the month of March, 2013. [scald=74280:kl_image_original_context] For a ... my reasons), and highlighting the hidden gems that may get lost among the masses," pecks the fowl via a keyboard. "Plus it's good ...
  • From the return of a Venice landmark mural, to the preservation efforts for a work inspired ... of Edward Biberman are being exhibited at SPARC in " Lost Horizons: Mural Dreams of Edward Biberman." Biberman's skill to find ... life and in, as he would say, the "work of man," shows the social roots of the city's larger mural legacy. The SPARC ...
  • ... action movies and car commercials, but other tunnels--now lost to history--served as landmarks for decades.   ... {"additionalClasses":""}] South portal of the Broadway tunnel, near Broadway and Temple, circa 1925. Courtesy of the Metro Transportation Library and Archive. Used under a Creative ...

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