La Brea


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La Brea

(lə brā`ə), area, S Calif., formerly in Rancho La Brea. The La Brea asphalt pits, which yielded prehistoric animal and plant remains, are in Hancock Park, Los Angeles. The first fossils were found in 1875, and since 1906, the pits have been extensively explored.
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The maintenance facility, known as the Southwestern Yard, will be located at Arbor Vitae and Bellanca, while park and ride lots will be built at Crenshaw and Exposition, Florence and West and Florence and La Brea stations.
En la pagina 100 dice: "En segunda posicion le sigue, Pitch Lake o lago de la Brea, es el segundo lago mas grande del mundo, abarca un area de 47 hectareas, es decir 9 veces mas pequeno que el lago de Guanoco, se situa cerca de la costa sudoeste de la Isla Trinidad, en un diametro de 20 km se encuentran 3 campos petroleros .
The first preserved leafcutter bees from the Pleistocene epoch have turned up in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
He said his trans-shipment port will be built at no expense to taxpayers, without incurring US$750 million in debt to the Chinese government, and without causing commercial vehicular traffic to pass through residential parts of La Brea.
Workers conducted the digging 70 feet below the surface of the Wilshire Boulevard location of the city's famous La Brea Tar Pits.
she waits today at a bus stop with grocery bags, shading her eyes, just a few short blocks from La Brea.
4 million years older than the famous haul from the tar pits at Rancho La Brea in Los Angeles, said Rick Greenwood, a microbiologist and also director of corporate environment health and safety for Southern California Edison.
Los Angeles' Rancho La Brea is one of the world's most famous fossil-bearing sites.
Today there will be no parking on Franklin Avenue between La Brea Avenue and Vine Street, Yucca Street between Gower Street and Highland Avenue, Hollywood Boulevard between Formosa Avenue and Western Avenue, and Hawthorne Avenue between Highland Avenue and La Brea Avenue.
La Brea Bakery won every award in the Best New Bakery/Pastries Product section: the sour-dough baguette won gold, masted garlic loaf achieved silver and the pecan raisin oval took the bronze award at the glittering ceremony held at London's Hilton Hotel.
One company that's tapped into this demand is Los Angeles-based La Brea Bakery, founded in 1989 by pastry chef Nancy Silverton.
MetLife Real Estate Investments has placed a $150 million, five-year, fixed rate first mortgage on The Palazzo East at Park La Brea in Los Angeles.