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 theft had occurred on Tuesday when a man used a hacksaw to remove the Monroe figure from the Four Ladies of Hollywood gazebo in Hollywood Boulevard and North La Brea Avenue.
Barely four weeks before he meets Adrien Broner in the first defense of his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight crown, Pacquiao dragged his training team to the LA Brea Park near the trendy Grove shopping area on a cold Christmas morning for his roadwork.
Twelve papers describe the history of Smilodon discoveries, the phylogenetic context of the sabertooth cat, killing biomechanics and tooth development in Smilodon fatalis, skull and postcranial morphology, and paleopathology research conducted at Rancho La Brea. New studies reveal two faunas containing Smilodon in South America and one in South Carolina, and analyze recent findings on ontogeny and growth in Smilodon and the dietary ecology of the animal.
Summary: 'East of La Brea' follows the life of Aisha Hassan and her Bangladeshi-American roommate Farha Munshi
In the city's west side, the team of paleontologists from Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits and the crew of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority made a startling discovery about a year ago.
La Brea Bakery has unveiled a limited-edition line of holiday breads: Sweet Pecan Loaf, Holiday Stuffing Loaf, Take & Bake Holiday Stuffing Rolls, Cranberry Walnut Loaf, Gingerbread Loaf Cake and Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Loaf Cake.
"The pull of Downtown for designers and artists is an easy landing place," says Andy Griffith, cofounder of the established design showroom A+R, which recently relocated from La Brea to Row DTLA.
In 2012 I was awarded an Art Matters grant to visit the La Brea Pitch Lake in my country of origin, Trinidad.
Aimco now owns 100% of the three Palazzo communities, including Palazzo at Park La Brea, a 521-apartment home community; Palazzo East, a 611-apartment home community; and Villas at Park La Brea, a 250-apartment home community.
They include "hundreds of thousands of Smilodon bones" found at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, according to the University of California Museum of Paleontology.
She's the lead paleontologist at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum in downtown L.A.