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Conversation at Rancho Los Alamitos Will Rethink What Urban Nature Means
The third of four Conversations in Place at Rancho Los Alamitos will include Jonathan Gold, Los Angeles Times restaurant critic and Pulitzer Prize recipient; Jared Farmer, award-winning author, historian and self-described "geohumanist;" and Jon Christensen, editor of Boom: A Journal of California . From the farmer's market to the revitalized Los Angeles River to the state's Wi-Fi enabled open spaces, the location of "nature" in California has shifted from pristine wilderness to the widely complex interactions of the natural and the manmade that characterize the 21st century.
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Where to Stay Cool in Los Alamitos
In response to increased temperatures that are likely to occur over the next few weeks, the city of Los Alamitos Community Center -- located at 10911 Oak St. -- has been designated as a Cooling Center by the Orange County Office on Aging. During high temperatures, various local facilities are open as public cooling centers to provide safe, air-conditioned facilities where you can relax from the heat and avoid running your own cooling devices at home.
Coyote battle hits planning phase
For stubborn coyotes, Seal Beach Police Department Chief Joe Stilinovich said residents can avoid walking their pets in areas where coyotes sightings are common and try carrying chemical agents such as pepper, hair or wasp spray to fend off the animals. * Trapping: Representatives from Los Alamitos and Garden Grove said trapping coyotes was a solution for them, though a costly one.
India Grill: Subcontinent-ing In Suburbia
Sometime in the past decade, developers in the Southwest built small retail islets onto their larger shopping plazas' parking lots in an attempt to squeeze as much money as possible out of their properties, damn the aesthetics. There was no aspiration to providing good, local shopping options to residents - the chain-ier the tenants, the better.
Seal Beach Police, Area Residents Raise Money for CHOC Neurology Department
Members from the Seal Beach Police Department, Macaroni Grill and the Jack Rogers family presented today the Children's Hospital of Orange County - Neurology Department with a donation in the amount of $5,480.96.
How often do coyotes attack in Long Beach?
But how often are the animals seen? And are they predators to be feared or, as some say, just being coyotes? To answer some of the questions, the Press-Telegram contacted Long Beach Animal Care Services and obtained data on coyotes sightings covering 2013 and this year through Aug. 27. The information, which has been used in a map project , ... (more)
Long Beach council approves additional funding for Alamitos Bay Marina project
LONG BEACH >> The City Council on Tuesday approved another $9.5 million to continue a multi-phase project to rebuild the Alamitos Bay Marina.
Yvonne Wu is an administrative support assistant in CSUF's mathematics department.