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L.A. Conservancy's Last Remaining Seats
Friday, 11 April 2008
The Los Angeles Conservancy has announced the 22nd annual season of its signature series Last Remaining Seats, which presents classic films in several of Los Angeles' historic movie palaces.  The event began in 1987 as a way to raise awareness of the city's neglected historic theatres and is now an annual summer tradition.
Last Updated ( Friday, 11 April 2008 )
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Hazardous Material at Marion Davies Estate
Monday, 31 March 2008
The City of Santa Monica will an additional $220,677 to remove asbestos and lead containing materials discovered while rehabilitating the former Marion Davies Estate, at 415 Pacific Coast Highway, into a public beach club.  The additional funds are in the project budget, funded mostly through a grant from the Annenberg Foundation.  However, the additional abatement requires a change to the contract the city has with Midwest Environmental Control, Inc.  The city was expected the approve the amendment on Tuesday, March 4, 2008.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 08 April 2008 )
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L.A. Conservancy Receives Trust Grant
Saturday, 22 March 2008
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced that the Los Angeles Conservancy will receive a $140,000 Partners in the Field matching grant to expand historic preservation work and foster community-based preservation leadership in Los Angeles' Latino community.  Twenty-four organizations nationally were selected as recipients of the inaugural, multi-year Partner in the Field grants.  Funds will be used to expand the scope of on-the-ground field services and assistance to property owners, developers, local officials, and others needing information and tools to protect and enhance their communities.
Last Updated ( Saturday, 22 March 2008 )
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Postwar Pasadena Driving Tour
Saturday, 22 March 2008
Pasadena Heritage is sponsoring, Postwar Pasadena, a driving tour of Postwar Modernist resources for their annual spring home tour.  Scheduled for March 30, 2008, the tour will feature a tour of six privately-owned homes that are outstanding examples of Pasadena's Modern architecture.
Last Updated ( Saturday, 22 March 2008 )
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Charles Bukowski House Landmarked
Monday, 17 March 2008
The Los Angeles City Council voted to designate the former home of Los Angeles poet and novelist Charles Bukowski at 5124 De Longpre in Hollywood a Historic-Cultural Monument.  The designation moved forward without any further debate and was based solely on the recommendation of the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 19 March 2008 )
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