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Discovering Griffith Park Zoom Event - Shared screen with speaker view
kathrynlouyse
37:02
Casey the end of Invasion of the Body Snatchers was shot at Bronson Caves in GP
Joanna Linkchorst
37:27
Tujunga?
lourdesjimenez
37:45
What was the book he suggested to get?
Anna Josenhans
38:32
Lourdes, the book Casey suggested is “Griffith Park” by Mike Eberts.
lourdesjimenez
38:49
Beautiful. Thanks so much.
kathrynlouyse
39:08
Lourdes it’s… The Centennial History of Griffith Park
lourdesjimenez
39:36
I’ll look for that. Thanks!
kathrynlouyse
39:54
You can find it at the Los Feliz Library.
kathrynlouyse
43:19
A “league” is approx. 11 square miles
lourdesjimenez
43:27
Super helpful. Appreciate it!
Polly
47:35
he was in prison?
marshajoseph
48:17
Polly - yes, I heard he tried to kill his wife!
Charley and Shirley
48:19
He shot his wife in the head. She lost her eye, but survived.
Polly
48:27
oh my.
Karen D. Montgomery
49:29
Can you still rent horses with the current COVID restrictions? TIA.
kathrynlouyse
50:01
Hey, Charley… thanks for the salacious info…
Nori
50:46
Yes, you can rent horses with the current COVID restrictions. Nori
Karen D. Montgomery
51:01
Thank you Nori.
alex phillips
51:19
We’re reserving the chat as much as possible for Q&A after Casey’s presentation… have your questions ready to put in the chat after he finishes
kathrynlouyse
54:47
One of the engines has been restored and it works! You don’t have an image of it, but it’s there.
kathrynlouyse
58:23
Griffith wanted his Observatory to be as fabulous as the one at Mt. Wilson. The Griffith Observatory surpassed Mt. Wilson.
Amarilis Bolanos
58:45
Where will we be able to find this recording to view again?
alex phillips
59:11
Amarilis we’ll provide that info after the presentation… thanks for asking!
Charley and Shirley
59:35
It was always planned as an educational observatory as opposed to Mount Wilson Observatory which was all about cutting edge science.
Steve Alper
59:36
how many places are there to rent horses in griffith park? 4? 3 adult and 1 child?
Amarilis Bolanos
59:45
Awesome! thank you.
Charley and Shirley
01:01:01
Walt Disney was a member of the Los Angeles Breakfast Club.
Joanna Linkchorst
01:02:18
email LABC1925@gmail.com to join a Zoom meeting of the Los Angeles Breakfast Club. Until wee can meet at Friendship Auditorium
marshajoseph
01:03:59
Thanks Joanna - I may check that out.
Sarajo Frieden
01:05:52
Has anyone done a plant/tree survey of Fern Dell?
Charley and Shirley
01:06:54
Yes. We started surveys years ago. George Grace started raising money for these scientific surveys about 20 years ago.
kathrynlouyse
01:08:49
The surveys are on the FoGP website… currently we’re renovating so these surveys will be easier to find.
alex phillips
01:16:49
Thanks Casey!!!!
kathrynlouyse
01:16:54
That was fabulous!
John Pryor
01:16:56
Really great! Thanks!
marshajoseph
01:17:09
Casey — best place to buy your book? Amazon?
alex phillips
01:17:10
Gerry will ask the first question and then if other people have questions please ask them here…
Christine Soh
01:17:11
bravo! great presentation
lourdesjimenez
01:17:15
That was so good. So glad I experienced it. Thanks!
Martine Shahar
01:17:17
they was great!
Linda Rivera
01:17:33
that was awesome... thank you 😊
Sarajo Frieden
01:17:41
That was great—Thanks Casey!
Anna Josenhans
01:17:49
Your book is great. Everyone should buy a copy at Skylight Books!
Randy Karraker
01:18:02
Thanks, FoGP and Casey!!
kathrynlouyse
01:18:10
Casey’s books can be purchased at local bookstore… Skylight!
Patricia
01:18:15
Casey, thank you for an excellent and informative presentation!
John Pryor
01:18:33
I got my copy of the book at Vromans
marshajoseph
01:18:47
Thank you
iPhone
01:18:48
Are you doing any book signings, even if they are virtual?
Tom McQuaide
01:18:50
When you mentioned that the Griffith family sued the city because the city wasn't using the park in a "park way." What was it that the city was doing?
Ford
01:19:31
I'm curious to know if there are any future plans for the land fill...
Joanna Linkchorst
01:19:46
iPhone - he has a clever thing where he will sign a bookplate you can put in your book!
marshajoseph
01:20:01
I love Trail’s Cafe. Curious why only that one cafe was built and how they got away with that??
John Pryor
01:20:43
This LA wine is a fund raiser for the wildlife bridge: https://purchase.byronblatty.com/2016Ghostcat
John Pryor
01:20:57
It ahs P-22 on the bottle!
Polly
01:21:32
Casey, thank you. Your last quote from Griffith J. Griffith mentions the accessibility of the park to people, rich and poor. I think that's important, too. Gerry mentioned you hate invasive plants and volunteer to remove them. Are we on the path to wind up like San Francisco, where their Parks and Rec seems to be taking a commitment to biodiversity a bit too far, at the expense of people's access to their public parks? I love native plants and I hate rodenticides, but I do not like what San Fran has been doing. Could that happen here?
Bob Musselman
01:23:45
Casey, thank you. Gotta run. Great presentation.
Joanna Linkchorst
01:24:47
We rode Sunset Ranch a couple months ago
Nori
01:25:22
Yes, you can still rent horses during COVID. NORI
kathrynlouyse
01:26:59
Another “egregious” use of the park… Forest Lawn… can Casey talk about it?
Cristina Stuart
01:27:21
How was it that Amir's garden's was allowed?
girl with dog
01:27:52
Hi Casey - Do you know the current status of the aerial tram? I’ve read the study is moving forward and of course we signed the petition against building the tram. What else can we do to prevent the tram being built? Thanks!
Tom McQuaide
01:27:59
Thanks Casey and Gerry.
Ford
01:32:36
is the Boy's Camp still operational? Is that a pool perched high above the Boy's Camp?
Karen D. Montgomery
01:33:01
What was the author’s name please? maybe mike eibert? thank you.
Joanna Linkchorst
01:33:05
Then the Jewish cemetery after FL?
kathrynlouyse
01:33:34
Mike Ebert not Eibert!
Karen D. Montgomery
01:33:41
Thank you .
Karen D. Montgomery
01:34:29
Ah, it’s actually Eberts.
kathrynlouyse
01:35:48
The teahouse took wood from the fire… the teahouse was erected in June 30, 2015
Polly
01:36:37
exactly
Michael
01:38:15
how serious is the tram threat?
Joanna Linkchorst
01:38:18
The Eberts book is going for more than $450. Any plans to reprint it? Or should I ask the Hist Soc of So CA?
Polly
01:38:25
:)
Cristina Stuart
01:38:39
how was it that Amir was allowed to build his Garden
Anna Josenhans
01:39:22
Joanna, I saw that book on eBay for over $1000!
girl with dog
01:40:05
Do you know the current status of the aerial tram? I’ve read the study is moving forward and of course we signed the petition against building the tram. What else can we do to prevent the tram being built?
Anna Josenhans
01:40:49
Girl with a dog, have you taken the survey?
girl with dog
01:41:24
Yes - both my fiancé and I!
Anna Josenhans
01:42:23
Great! Thanks! Ask your friends to do so.
John Pryor
01:43:18
link to tram petition?
alex phillips
01:43:43
https://griffithparkaerialtransit.com/participate/
alex phillips
01:44:16
take this survey that is being conducted by the City’s consultant (Consensus) - make it clear you don’t like this idea
Mario
01:44:23
Would Friends of Griffith Park sue if aerial tram proceeds?
Polly
01:44:31
thank you for the link!
kathrynlouyse
01:44:38
Sierra Club petition https://addup.sierraclub.org/campaigns/stop-the-hollywood-aerial-tram?promoid=70131000001ufVxAAI&utm_medium=web&utm_source=sierraclub&utm_content=addup-widget
Casey Schreiner
01:45:07
If you have any other questions, feel free to email me at casey@modernhiker.com and I’ll get to you ASAP!
Casey Schreiner
01:45:16
You can buy my book at discoveringgriffithpark.com
cat bast
01:45:22
Thank you, everyone
Anna Josenhans
01:45:23
Here’s FoGP’s sample letter and emails to city officials: https://friendsofgriffithpark.org/griffith-parks-aerial-tram-history-repeats/
Cristina Stuart
01:45:53
Thank you all for a great talk and questions. Really worthwhile
Nori
01:45:54
Can Friends list the 19 organizations in opposition to the Tram on the FoGP website? Nori
Drew Taylor
01:45:55
Thank you! I learned so much tonight
Polly
01:46:00
thank you, Casey!
Anna Josenhans
01:46:07
Thanks for all your activism Casey!
marshajoseph
01:46:23
Thank you Casey!!
Lauren Abrahams
01:46:24
Thank you!!
Cristina Stuart
01:46:27
really good talk, thanks
Lucy Gonzalez
01:46:28
Thank you Casey!
girl with dog
01:46:33
Thank you1
Amelia Kacena
01:46:38
Thank you Casey