RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

A collection of news and information related to Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens published by this site and its partners.

Top Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Times Past: We're sensing a pattern here

     
    From the Los Angeles Times archives: West magazine, April 9, 1972 In fashion, as Heidi Klum reminded us weekly, you're either in or you're out. One day you have a full-page ad in a magazine; another day you get buried......
  • Rosalind Creasy's new 'Edible Landscaping'

     
    After Rosalind Creasy tore out her front lawn and planted a vegetable garden, real estate agents stopped by to offer their services. With such great curb appeal, they said, the home would be an easy sell. That was in 1984,......
  • Times Past: Before the power door lock, there was ...

     
    From the Los Angeles Times archives: Home magazine, Aug. 28, 1977 A cheap piece of wire or "a beautifully fashioned aluminum rod"? Maybe the description of the No-Stretch Car Door Opener — to save you from that brutal task of......
  • $100 million-plus for Huntington will be largest cash gift in institution's history

     
    The suspense is over. Now that the late Frances Brody’s other heirs have received their shares of her fortune, the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens has a much clearer idea of its own windfall from the L.A. art......
  • Monster Mash: Huntington Library to receive $100-million-plus gift; more 'Spider-Man' safety issues

     
    Windfall: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino is expected to receive a gift exceeding $100 million from the estate of the late Frances Brody. (Los Angeles Times) Safety first: State inspectors were scheduled to...
  • Old becomes new again with this urban gardening project

     
    Today's enthusiasm for urban agriculture — or, to put it more romantically, kitchen gardens — would seem more than familiar to millions of Americans who lived during the world wars. "We're just going back and claiming our heritage," Rose Hayden-Smith,...
  • Times Past: When macramé was a head-turner

     
    From the L.A. Times archives: Home magazine, July 3, 1977 Does anything say "1970s" quite like macramé? Would you call this owl a piece of art? Craft? Hideous waste of twine? However your answer, consider this challenge: We're wondering if......
  • Times Past: For couch potatoes on the move

     
    From the Los Angeles Times archives: West magazine, March 26, 1972 It wasn't 3D-ready. It wasn't even cable-ready. It wasn't Energy Star-qualified. No USB or HDMI connections. No six-color processor — no color at all (unless you were counting on......
  • Engelmann oaks, better than beautiful

     
    The former librarian at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden doesn't remember exactly when the visitor wandered into her office and let drop that he was a descendant of George Engelmann. What Joan De Fato does remember is......
  • Times Past: Doing our part to recycle

     
    From the Los Angeles Times archives: West magazine, Feb. 20, 1972 An inspired West magazine cover — the recycling issue — had Angelenos pegged: environmentalist car-lovers with a sense of whimsy. Inside were other amusing recycling ideas, includi...
  • Huntington's big inheritance was top arts gift in 2010, but donors continued to flag overall

     
    Annual study of America's most charitable citizens cites Huntington's big inheritance as the top arts gift in 2010, but overall gifts from the wealthiest are found lagging...