Tag: Griffith Park

Reservoir renamed in honor of Mr. Los Angeles

Reservoir renamed in honor of Mr. Los Angeles

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

“He worked with the LADWP, always advocating on behalf of our residents’ needs …” Mr. Los Angeles, as the late 4th District Councilmember was called, was honored at the recent dedication of the Tom LaBonge Headworks Water Complex. “This may be the single best place in Los Angeles to cherish his legacy, and I can’t […]

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As in Paris, a micro-forest sprouts in Griffith Park

As in Paris, a micro-forest sprouts in Griffith Park

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

There is a Chinese proverb that posits, “When is the best time to plant a tree?” And it answers, “20 years ago. Or today.” Volunteers with the Los Angeles Parks Foundation and the conservation committee of the Los Angeles Zoo took the proverb to heart on June 19, planting 145 indigenous trees and shrubs to […]

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Building a better forest — outsized outcomes in tiny spaces

Building a better forest — outsized outcomes in tiny spaces

| June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

As we grapple with pollution, climate change, soil erosion and threats to biodiversity, we should remember a lesson every child learns in elementary school: trees are good for the planet. According to the Arbor Day Foundation, as quoted on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) website, “In one year a mature tree will absorb […]

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Discover Griffith Park with author and blogger Casey Schreiner

| January 26, 2021

Discover Griffith Park with author and founder of the blog modernhiker.com, Casey Schreiner, at a virtual event Tues., Jan. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with the Ebell of Los Angeles. Schreiner will give his perspective of the treasured park, and why it’s “the best dang city park in the country.” Part of the Ebell’s […]

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At long last, Griffith Park gets its own exhibition

At long last, Griffith Park gets its own exhibition

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

How well do you think you know Griffith Park? Well, did you know that there was once an airfield inside the park? Or how about a speakeasy for golfers during the Great Depression? You probably knew about the ostrich farm, right? And the prison farm? Or what about that small town, called Rodger Young Village, […]

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