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    APRIL 18 Native plants: The South Coast chapter of the California Native Plant Society presents its 15th annual spring garden tour led by landscape consultants and designers Ric Dykzeul and Tony Baker. 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. $20 to $25. Reservations: (310)...
  • Home and garden tours and seminars

    MARCH 28 Cymbidium show: San Gabriel Valley branch of the Cymbidiun Society of America hosts an orchid show with potting demonstrations and an orchid sale. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 28 and 29. Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N....
  • Home and garden events in the Southland

    SATURDAY Irrigation class: Consultant Bob Galbreath discusses smart irrigation controllers in a workshop sponsored by the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants. Beginning in 2010, only weather-based irrigation controllers, or WBIC,...
  • A flair for the whimsical

    A flair for the whimsical
    As children of the Great Depression, Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman had modest dreams: They wanted to own their home and decorate it with beautiful things. In 1952, the couple left Detroit to start a mom-and-pop arts studio in Culver City, and in the...
  • Datebook

    APRIL 11 Garden design: Landscape architect Heather Lenkin lectures on "Designing Great Gardens." 3 to 5 p.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La CaƱada Flintridge. $35 to $40. Registration: (818) 949-7980. Wildflower show: Rancho Santa Ana...
  • Raids suggest a deeper network of looted art

    Raids suggest a deeper network of looted art
    Coordinated raids on four Southern California museums early Thursday suggest that the involvement of art institutions in the purchase of looted objects is far more extensive than recent high-profile scandals have indicated. Even as the country's most...
  • Probe of stolen art goes national

    Probe of stolen art goes national
    A federal investigation into looted Asian antiquities at Southland museums has broadened to include a prominent Chicago industrialist and art collector who purchased hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of allegedly stolen artifacts from a Cerritos arts...
  • Home and garden events in L.A. area

    MARCH 7 Tree pruning: Arborist Gary Knowlton leads this workshop on ethical tree pruning, emphasizing a holistic approach to tree management. 9 a.m. to noon. Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants, 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. $20...
  • Talks on flowers, gardens and L.A. architecture

    MARCH 14 Native plants: Bruce Pavlik, professor of biology at Mills College and author of "The California Deserts: An Ecological Rediscovery," lectures on "Ecological Histories of the Desert." 10 to 11:30 a.m. $20 to $30. That is followed by Louise...
  • Inflated art appraisals cost U.S. government untold millions

    An alleged tax-fraud scheme involving donations of overvalued art to four local museums is part of a larger, unchecked problem with inflated art appraisals that has cost the federal government untold millions, a Times analysis has found. Each year, the...
  • Huge sale at the Mingei International Museum begins today in San Diego

     
    The Mingei International Museum in San Diego will sell hundreds of objects that were donated to them and have been in storage but were never accessioned into the collection. The "Treasures Etc." sale that starts today will feature furniture, including the...