Articles Tagged ‘Oil’

Prehistoric Los Angeles

Prehistoric Los Angeles September 26, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Recently Southern California Edison unearthed a cache of 1,500 fossils in Riverside that dated from 1.4 million years ago. This find occurred during excavation for an electrical substation in San Timoteo Canyon, 85 miles from L.A. Evidently this site was once a marsh or muddy lake bed where animals were...

Urban Oil Wells in Los Angeles Part II

Urban Oil Wells in Los Angeles Part II September 23, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
It is often forgotten that Los Angeles is located over some very large oil fields and that the city continues to be a significant oil producing region. A couple months ago I wrote a blog entry that discussed the history of oil in Los Angeles and featured photos of oil wells which are camouflaged into...

Urban Oil Wells in Los Angeles

Urban Oil Wells in Los Angeles June 26, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The history of Los Angeles is intertwined with the use and production of gasoline and oil. Everyone thinks of Los Angeles as the ultimate car city, but the city’s relationship with petroleum products is far more significant than just consumption. Los Angeles is located directly above huge oil reserves...