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  • Creating landscapes in the spirit of the past

    Last summer, architect Hugh Maguire stumbled upon the 1931 book "California Gardens" by Winifred Starr Dobyns. While flipping through it, he was startled to find three black-and-white images of what was unmistakably his former backyard in an old...
  • Home datebook

    APRIL 18 Native plants: The South Coast chapter of the California Native Plant Society presents its 15th annual spring garden tour led by landscape consultants and designers Ric Dykzeul and Tony Baker. 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. $20 to $25. Reservations: (310)...
  • Home and garden tours and seminars

    MARCH 28 Cymbidium show: San Gabriel Valley branch of the Cymbidiun Society of America hosts an orchid show with potting demonstrations and an orchid sale. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 28 and 29. Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N....
  • Learn about fire-resistant landscaping

    NOV. 8 Firescaping: Landscape architect and contractor Owen Dell, a co-designer of the Santa Barbara Firescape Garden, leads a class on fire-resistant landscaping. 1 to 3 p.m. Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants, 10459 Tuxford St.,...
  • Santa Anita Derby

         Gayle Anderson was live at the Santa Anita Race Track with a preview of the SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH SANTA ANITA DERBY. The $750,000.00 SANTA ANITA DERBY is the last major California stakes for three year olds heading to the KENTUCKY DERBY. The first race...
  • Search Resumes For Missing Fort Lewis Soldier, Officials Say Alcohol Involved But All Were Under The Legal Limit

    Search Resumes For Missing Fort Lewis Soldier, Officials Say Alcohol Involved But All Were Under The Legal Limit
    An intensive search for a missing soldier in the Fort Lewis 4th Stryker Brigade continued today in and around the Nisqually River in Thurston County. Army officials have identified the man as 24-year-old Private First Class Robert Lang Wheatley, Jr.,...
  • 'Hay palabras que oí que jamás podré repetir, a nadie, no sé por qué...'

    'Hay palabras que oí que jamás podré repetir, a nadie, no sé por qué...'
    Este lunes se celebrará Memorial Day (Día de Recordación), en tributo a los soldados caídos en las guerras que ha estado involucrado Estados Unidos a través de su historia. En esa fecha, las familias de militares recuerdan la última comunicación...
  • Santa Anita agrees to host Oak Tree meet for one last time

     
    Frank Stronach, the chairman of MI Developments, which controls the Santa Anita racetrack, offered Tuesday at a meeting of the California Horse Racing Board to allow the Oak Tree Racing Assn. to hold its autumn meeting one last time at......
  • Federal grand jury indictment names L.A. toy company execs in money laundering scheme

     
    A federal grand jury indicted a Los Angeles toy company and three of its executives for allegedly laundering millions of dollars for Mexican and Colombian drug cartels in a scheme that "cleaned" money when the firm exported Teddy bears and......
  • Datebook: Events, classes, exhibits for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. L....
  • Mutant cactuses prized by collectors

     
    Some look like brains. Others look like pythons, alluvial fans, coral outcroppings or stretch waistbands. They're known as crests, and they're a high point in what's billed as the nation's largest cactus and succulent show, to be held this weekend at...