Tag: Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory Closing Temporarily

GRIFFITH PARK—The Griffith Observatory is scheduled to close for two weeks due to construction starting Monday, April 22 to Monday, May 6. Four major projects...

Griffith Observatory Hosting Encounter With Mars

GRIFFITH PARK—The Griffith Observatory plans to give science enthusiasts and planet lovers an optimal view of the planet of Mars. On Monday, July 30, the...

Griffith Park Evacuated Due To Brush Fire

GRIFFITH PARK—At 2:09 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a brush fire in Griffith Park. According to the...

Griffith Observatory Hosts Free Solar Eclipse Viewing

GRIFFITH PARK—The Griffith Observatory will offer a free public viewing of the “Great American Eclipse” on Monday, August 21, from 9:05 a.m. to 11:44...

City Council Approves Funding For Griffith Park Study

GRIFFITH PARK—On Friday, March 31, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed Councilmember David Ryu’s motion to allocate $100,000 of the Fourth Council District’s...

Griffith Observatory DASH Shuttle Service Expanding To Weekdays

GRIFFITH PARK—The weekend DASH shuttle to Griffith Observatory will expand its services to weekdays beginning Tuesday, March 21. The new services will also run...

Small Brush Fire Doused Near Griffith Observatory

GRIFFITH PARK—A small brush fire was reported near The Griffith Observatory in Griffith Park at 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7. Only a tiny section of the...

LAFD Accepts 5 New Wildland Fire Engines

GRIFFITH PARK—On Tuesday, December 8, the Los Angeles Fire Department accepted the delivery of five new Type III Wildland Fire Engines from the California...

Griffith Observatory Hosting Supermoon Party

GRIFFITH PARK—On Sunday, September 27, Griffith Observatory will be hosting a Star Party for those who want to view the "supermoon" lunar eclipse in...

Actor Thomas Middleditch Buys Hollywood Hills Home

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—"Silicon Valley" actor Thomas Middleditch has purchased a "fixer" home in Hollywood Hills for $849,000. The bungalow-style home features two bedrooms and two bathrooms and...

Griffith Observatory To Mark Summer Solstice

GRIFFITH PARK—Griffith Observatory will be commemorating the Summer Solstice on June 21 at noon and sunset. At both times, short talks will be given about the...

Griffith Observatory Hosts Public Star Party

GRIFFITH PARK—On May 30, star lovers will be able to look through Griffith Observatory’s historic telescopes and talk to astronomers about what they see. The...

Lecture On Space Program At Griffith Observatory

GRIFFITH PARK—On Thursday, May 7, John Logsdon, author of After Apollo: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program, will give a lecture at the...

George Harrison Memorial Tree Replanted

GRIFFITH PARK—The George Harrison Memorial Tree was replanted in Griffith Park on Wednesday, February 25. The original tree, a Canary Island pine, was planted February...
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