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  • How to keep roses healthy during a drought

    How to keep roses healthy during a drought
    Southern California may be in the midst of a drought, but that doesn't mean your roses have to go. "Roses are sustainable," says Linda McKendry, a Hidden Hills-based garden designer who specializes in rose gardens. "Historically in California, you'll find...
  • Robert F. Erburu, former Times Mirror chairman, dies at 83

    Robert F. Erburu, former Times Mirror chairman, dies at 83
    Robert F. Erburu, the last chairman of Times Mirror Co. with close ties to its founding Chandler family, which owned the Los Angeles Times for more than a century, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home. He was 83. Erburu, a civic leader and prominent...
  • The Huntington adds highlights to its American collection

    The Huntington adds highlights to its American collection
    Gainsborough's "Blue Boy," Thomas Lawrence's "Pinkie," landscapes by Constable and Turner: British art from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries will always be a hallmark of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Yet...
  • 818 Roundup: Huntington Library expands American collection, Palmdale man suspected of firearm violations

    818 Roundup: Huntington Library expands American collection, Palmdale man suspected of firearm violations
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The high is expected to reach 85 and a low of 66 in the Glendale region. Your regional news headlines this morning: - Glendale Police arrested one man and one minor on Sunday  — one for...
  • Junipero Serra exhibition at the Huntington seeks a full view

    It's a scholastic rite of passage for every California fourth-grader: studying the history of the Spanish Catholic missions and the life of Father Junípero Serra. Steven W. Hackel remembers the drill. "We were taught that Father Serra was a good,...
  • Charles Bukowski shills for Dewar's -- if only he could enjoy it

    A poem by Charles Bukowski is featured in an advertisement for Dewar's, the 157-year-old blended scotch. If only the notoriously hard-drinking poet had lived long enough to reap the rewards of his endorsement. The L.A. poet died in 1994 at age 73,...
  • Huntington adds Marsh locomotive painting to American art collection

    Huntington adds Marsh locomotive painting to American art collection
    Once the great estate of a railroad tycoon, the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens has just become home to a painting of a powerful locomotive. Last week a group of art collectors helped the Huntington buy a 1935 Reginald Marsh...
  • Art review: Huntington's 'Face to Face' reflects deeply on Renaissance

    Art review: Huntington's 'Face to Face' reflects deeply on Renaissance
    Renaissance art made in Florence, Italy, more than half a millennium ago wouldn't look the way it does without art and artists working elsewhere in Europe. It's easy to forget that travel and trade between Italy and other countries was frequent,...
  • Starving artists? Not among the leaders of L.A. arts institutions

    Starving artists? Not among the leaders of L.A. arts institutions
    L.A. added two new million-dollar-a-year executives to the ranks of its top-paid arts leaders during 2011, although two existing members of the seven-person club had to get by with less than they'd made in 2010. Increases for Music Center President...
  • Huntington Library receives $32-million gift from Charles Munger

    Huntington Library receives $32-million gift from Charles Munger
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens announced Thursday it has received a $32-million gift from Charles Munger that will go toward the construction of the museum's new education and visitors center, which is expected to open in...
  • A balanced mission statement: Junípero Serra exhibit at the Huntington Library

    A balanced mission statement: Junípero Serra exhibit at the Huntington Library
    If you missed it over the summer or fall, there's still time to explore the remarkable exhibition, "Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions," at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Nuanced and...