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  • Donors’ love of the stars shines on at Griffith Observatory

    By Nick Street

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The late Samuel Oschin loved adventure travel.

    Some of his best-known and most exotic expeditions included retracing Robert Peary's voyage to the North Pole, paddling up the Amazon in a dugout canoe and crossing the Alps atop an elephant (à la Hannibal).

    Less well known is the...

  • Q & A With Leonard Nimoy

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Leonard Nimoy -- best known as "Star Trek's" logical Mr. Spock -- wants the Griffith Observatory to go where no observatory has gone before. So he became one of the staunchest advocates of the landmark's mammoth renovation and expansion project, along with his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy,...
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