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Whether for comfort or sustenance, ‘victory gardens’ are flourishing

Whether for comfort or sustenance, ‘victory gardens’ are flourishing

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

In both World Wars I and II, Americans were encouraged to plant gardens as an act of patriotism. These “war gardens” or “victory gardens” were meant to supplement the food supply and leave more for the soldiers valiantly fighting abroad. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture estimates that more than 20 million victory gardens were planted […]

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Archeologist speaks for earth’s oldest oak

Archeologist speaks for earth’s oldest oak

| April 1, 2020 | 1 Comment

13,000 years ago, when the Tar Pit ooze was swallowing Ice Age mammoths, an unassuming little Palmer’s Oak, growing just south of what is now Fontana, cloned itself. Every time a forest fire attacked one of its limbs, the burnt branch would sprout a clone stem, thus insuring it would live forever — unless threatened […]

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New water-wise plants and trees for Harold A. Henry Park

New water-wise plants and trees for Harold A. Henry Park

| January 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Harold A. Henry Park may notice some fenced- off areas throughout the park, but the fences should be no cause for concern. Instead, great new beginnings are ahead for our beloved park. The fences are protecting new plantings put in by the City of Los Angeles’ Dept. of Recreation and Parks (RAP). Last […]

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Wine tasting, pies and fire truck were at Windsor Village party

Wine tasting, pies and fire truck were at Windsor Village party

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Windsor Village Association, in partnership with “Title Sponsor” Tim Stivers Heating & Air Conditioning and several other generous sponsors, treated more than 300 residents Sept. 16 on Ninth  St., between Windsor and Victoria, at the annual block party. Residents feasted on favorites such as Gus’s Fried Chicken, Tacos Coco’s and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. […]

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Natives adorn landscape at Harold Henry Park renovation

Natives adorn landscape at Harold Henry Park renovation

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Senecio, ceanothus, picture sage, Mexican snowballs, bladderpods, and yerba buena are just some of the drought-tolerant and California native plants that will be calling the renovated Harold A. Henry Park home and graciously adorning its freshly manicured grounds. Although the overall concept of the park, including its site configuration and spaces, remain the same, the […]

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Harold Henry Park named for former area councilman

Harold Henry Park named for former area councilman

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Harold Henry Park, tucked away in the quiet Windsor Village neighborhood, is being renovated to the applause of a grateful community. But many people are unclear of just who Harold Henry was, and the many things he did for Los Angeles that directly affected its growth, beauty and livability. Henry was born in Virginia City, […]

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