In the News

Stories about the Gottlieb Native Garden and our partners and projects.


Diane Shader Smith

Los Angeles Times

Daniel Gottlieb chuckles thinking back to when he first showed his bride-to-be the house in the late 1980s. She looked at the back said, “It’s all covered with ivy. There’s nothing for the birds.”

Time Out Los Angeles

100 Years of National Parks: The West

The Huffington Post

The LA Art Scene is abundant. Each weekend one can pick and choose from a variety of events to go to…some free some not – but many help great causes… Let’s take a look forward at what’s coming up…and point out some important nonprofit events.

Time Out Los Angeles

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer; all it takes is a smartphone and a social media account. But if you’re interested in photography experts as opposed to mere hobbyists, the best work can be seen in photography galleries.

Haute Living

The incredible Ansel Adams exhibition is a special curated show in conjunction with The G2 Gallery in Venice, CA (an award-winning nature and wildlife photography gallery that facilitates change by bringing attention to environmental issues through the persuasive power of photographic art), and Cavallo Point’s sister property, Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur.


Getting There is a group exhibit that culled images from Southern California photographers in pursuit of showing just how many animals could benefit from a wildlife crossing. Coyotes, mountain lions, deer, foxes, lizards and many other creatures are killed each year trying to cross Los Angeles highways and roads.

Los Angeles Times

Amid the weedy vacant lots, tired storefronts and roughened asphalt of Compton, crows and pigeons thrive. But, if residents think these often derided city birds are the beginning and end of urban avian life, they need only venture to nearby Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park in unincorporated Willowbrook.

Christian Science Monitor

Opponents of a California plastic bag ban have succeeded in stopping the ban from going into effect July 1 by securing a spot on the 2016 ballot.

NBC News

The drought is changing California’s landscape in some unexpected ways. Not only is it drying up lakes, turning streams to a trickle and causing the land to sink, it’s weaning Californians off lush, water-guzzling lawns.

Los Angeles Times

For the last seven years, Culver City-based artist Jennifer MaHarry has been photographing wild horses in the West. “Their free spirit and majestic beauty is what initially captivated me,” said MaHarry, founder of Eden Creative, where she designs print ad campaigns for film.