June 21, 1998
The hybridizer of numerous popular rose varieties--including Brandy, Brass Band, Gold Medal, Midas Touch, Mon Cheri, Purple Tiger and White Lightnin'--has written an updated version of his Southland rose care booklet. "The Official Guide for Growing Roses in Southern California According to Jack E. Christensen--Second Edition" is the title of the comprehensive and easy-to-understand 44-page booklet that offers expert advice on every aspect of growing beautiful roses in the Southland.
January 11, 1998
With El Nin~o threatening an unusually wet winter and spring, be extra careful to remove all old foliage from your rose plants when you prune them. Old rose leaves protect disease organisms that later revive and thrive in damp conditions, initiating earlier and more damaging infection of new spring foliage.
December 7, 1997 |
Now's the time to grow your own roses--from cuttings. It's easy to do, and most varieties will respond beautifully. Here's how to do it: Prune off pencil-size branches from your favorite rose bushes between early November and the beginning of January. Use stems where the flowers have recently died but new growth has not yet sprouted. Ideally the cuttings should be just under three-eighths of an inch thick and about 9 inches long, but anything about the size of an ordinary lead pencil will work.
February 4, 2007
LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL (LAX) Phone: (310) 646-5252 Internet: www.lawa.org/lax Address: 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045 --- Parking *--* Private lots Price per day* Address Phone Airport Valet $19.95 8919 S. Sepulveda (800) 328-2538 Blvd. LAX Park $9.95 8911 Bellanca Ave. (800) 441-7368 Valet Air Park $10.95 9600 S. Sepulveda (310) 645-6600 Blvd. Central Parking $12 6101 W. 98th St. (310) 216-3317 Wally Park $15.95-$19.95 9700 Bellanca Ave. (310) 337-1944 Park One $14.95-$19.95 6351 W.
November 13, 1999 |
MOVIES 'Pokemon' Report: "Pokemon: The First Movie" took in an estimated $9.6 million at the box office Thursday, slightly less than its record-breaking $10.1-million take on Wednesday's opening day--the biggest ever Wednesday opening in November ever, according to Warner Bros., which is releasing the Japanese animated film.
December 12, 2004 |
Ontario's College Park Historic District has homes from the 1910s through the 1940s built in a variety of architectural styles in a setting shaded by mature trees. This San Bernardino County neighborhood is a popular spot for walking and is home to a gourmet olive business that draws visitors from near and far. Beginnings Developers of the College Park tract had upscale aspirations when they subdivided an orange grove for housing in 1914.
November 19, 1997
For most business owners, licenses, permits, taxes and insurance are the four evils of doing business. They are boring, tedious and confusing to deal with, and most small businesses hate them, says Debra Esparza, director of the USC Business Expansion Network. "It puts you back inside the box, and most entrepreneurs want to work outside the box," she said.
April 26, 1999 |
A Portland, Ore., group intent on preserving the fragile ecology of the verdant rain forest that hugs the Northwest coastline has turned to an obscure branch of computer science to help it with the task. Taking information from dozens of government agencies and environmental groups in the United States and Canada, Ecotrust has created computerized maps on its Web site (http://www.inforain.
February 11, 1998 |
A few years ago, Irvine-based Cardiac Science Inc. was like a lot of small firms itching to break into international markets. The manufacturer and distributor of cardiac medical devices had products it knew foreign customers would like. But where in the world to begin? "Figuring out how to export is a daunting task for a lot of small businesses because they simply don't know where to start," said Raymond Cohen, president and chief executive of the publicly traded company. "We were no exception."
April 16, 2000
This list of visitor information offices, edited by the Times for space, was provided in part by the California Division of Tourism in Sacramento. Amador County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 596, Jackson, CA 95642; telephone (800) 649-4988 or (209) 223-0350, fax (209) 223-4425, www.amadorcountychamber.com. Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau, P.O. Box 4270, Anaheim, CA 92803; tel. (714) 765-8888, fax (714) 765-8861, www.anaheimoc.org.