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Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Jan. 14-21

  Northridge East Neighborhood Council holds a Disaster Preparedness Town Hall on the 25th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake on Jan. 17 at Northridge Woman’s Club on Lassen Street. (Google Street View)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here are this week’s, and upcoming, get-togethers.   Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14. Sherman Oaks B...
Tags: Sport, David, Soccer, House, Moscow, Community, Book Club, Local News, Sam, Ucla, Zadie Smith, Gary, Wendy, Valley, Rotary Club, Woodland Hills


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 12-19

    Camellia hybrid Jury’s Yellow. (Photo by BS Thurner Hof/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   JAN. 12   Southern California Garden Club – Rose Pruning at the Sepulveda Garden Center: Club members will demonstrate how to prune roses as they do a major pruning activity at the center, 8:30 a.m. Bring gloves, loppers and pruners. 16633 Magnolia B...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Barbara, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Keith Roberts, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Jan. 7-14

  Learn about the new 2020 voting centers at a meeting on Jan. 9 at the Rose Goldwater Community Center on Vanowen Street in Canoga Park. (Google Street View)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here are this week’s, and upcoming, get-togethers.   Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and their supporters meet, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 7. The group meets every ...
Tags: Sport, History, Soccer, House, Moscow, Community, Kenya, Tanzania, Mars, Book Club, Local News, Botanic Gardens, Zadie Smith, Wendy, Los Angeles County, Valley


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 4-11

  Learn about California native plants at classes offered at the Theodore Payne Foundation on Tuxford Street in Sun Valley. (Google Street View)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   JAN. 4   Christmas tree recycling at Agromin: Free potting mix when you drop of your Christmas tree at Agromin locations, through Jan. 19. Remove all tinsel, decorations and lighting. Hours and locations: Agromin Organic...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Anthony Bourdain, Jan, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Keith Roberts, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Dec. 31-Jan. 7

    West Hills Neighborhood Council meets on Jan. 3 at deToledo High School on Vanowen Street. (Google Street View)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here are this week’s, and upcoming, get-togethers. Due to the holidays, call ahead to confirm neighborhood council meetings. Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and their supporters meet, 8:30-10:30 a.m. D...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Moscow, Community, Kenya, Tanzania, Lulu, Book Club, Local News, Raymond Chandler, Wendy, Los Angeles County, Valley, Rotary Club, Jan, Woodland Hills


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Dec. 28-Jan. 4

  Christmas tree recycling by Agromin in Ventura County. (Courtesy photo by Diane Rumbaugh)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   DECEMBER 28   Christmas tree recycling at Agromin: Free potting mix when you drop of your Christmas tree at Agromin locations. Remove all tinsel, decorations and lighting. Hours and locations: Agromin Organics, 6859 Arnold Road, Oxnard (7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 7...
Tags: Garden, Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Anthony Bourdain, Jan, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Keith Roberts, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens


Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Dec. 24-31

  The Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library Book Club meets on Dec. 29 at the library on Foothill Boulevard in Tujunga. (Google Street View)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here are this week’s, and upcoming, get-togethers. Due to the holidays, call ahead to confirm neighborhood council meetings. Wings Over Wendy’s: Veterans of all services and their supporters meet,...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Moscow, Community, Book Club, Local News, Raymond Chandler, Wendy, Valley, Rotary Club, San Bernardino County, Michael Pollan, Woodland Hills, CSUN, David McCullough, San Fernando Valley


Bees are champions of the food chain — and here’s how to help them

Are your apples asymmetrical? Are your blueberries behind in their ripening schedule? Is the growth of your strawberries stunted? The problem might be insufficient bee activity. When bees are abundant and flowers properly pollinated, fruit size increases, ripening happens faster, and evenly shaped, symmetrical fruit develop. Just because a flower is pollinated once by a bee does not mean that the fruit developing from that flower will grow to its full potential. With certain crops, multiple poll...
Tags: Gardening, California, Virginia, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Beverly Hills, City Council, North America, Chatsworth, Los Angeles City Council, Southern California, Keith, Danny, Finkelstein


Aliette de Bodard picks up two sci-fi awards for 'startlingly original fiction'

Writer is the first to win best novel and best short story at British Science Fiction Association ceremony in the same yearAliette de Bodard has scooped an unprecedented two British Science Fiction Association awards, for best novel and best short story.It is the first time a writer has taken the two fiction awards since the programme began in 1970. Keith Roberts is the only other person to have won two awards at the BSFAs, when he won best artist and best short story in 1986. Continue reading.....
Tags: Books, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Culture, Awards and prizes, British Science Fiction Association, Aliette de Bodard, Keith Roberts, Bodard


What Ballerinas Can Teach You About Navigating An Office Romance

In this series, The Huffington Post profiles some of the best ballet dancers in the world, working in some of the rarest and most unusual work environments imaginable, to try to understand how they deal with the same workplace issues that confront the rest of us mere mortals. Most of us don’t get literal standing ovations from hundreds of people when we do good work. And most of us don’t have to visit the physical therapist at the beginning and end of every workday. But no matter what sector we...
Tags: New York City, Swan Lake, Orange County, Huffington Post, Romeo, Murphy, Don Quixote, Aurora, Ben, Roberts, Tchaikovsky, Charlie, Ethan, Juliet, New York City Ballet, Sylvia