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State water consumption drops 31 percent in July

Despite the continuing drought and hot weather, area residents have joined others throughout the state to decrease water consumption by 31.3 percent during the month of July, according to statistics from the California Water Board. The decrease exceeds Gov. Jerry Brown’s call for a 25 percent reduction compared to 2013 water use figures. To achieve Read More…

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Netflix to relocate staff to Hollywood building

LOS ANGELES — Netflix has inked a deal to relocate its Southern California staff to a Hollywood production studio campus as part of an overall move by the Northern California-based company to expand further into creating original programming. The Los Gatos-based Internet video streaming company signed a lease with the investment company Hudson Pacific Properties Read More…

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Vinyl balls fill MacArthur Park lake as art project

LOS ANGELES — Volunteers launched hand-painted vinyl balls into the lake at MacArthur Park Aug. 22 as part of a large-scale public arts installation spearheaded by a local arts organization. The volunteers worked through the weekend to piece together “The Spheres at MacArthur Park,” which involves filling up the park’s 8.39-acre lake with about 3,000 Read More…