Strong winds knock out power and topple trees across Southern California

Thousands of Angelenos remained without power Wednesday after strong winds whipped through Southern California overnight, toppling trees and power lines and leaving streets littered with debris. About 33,000 customers in the Hollywood Hills, South L.A., Koreatown, Mid-Wilshire, Fairfax, Silver... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong winds down Southland trees and leave thousands without power

About 18,000 customers were without power Thursday evening as powerful winds caused outages and downed trees, officials said. Crews were working to restore power in 34 neighborhoods, including Fairfax, Los Feliz, Exposition Park, Brentwood and Hyde Park, said Deborah Hong, a spokeswoman for the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fires and power outages plague California indie booksellers.

As the wildfire situation in California worsens—with power outages, road closures, red flag warnings, and mandatory evacuations occurring throughout the state—several independent bookstores have been forced to reduce operating hours, cancel events, and in some cases even close their doors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-30 17:00:29 UTC ]
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California Indie Booksellers Contend with Fires, Power Outages

Fires at opposite ends of California's coastal region, amplified by power outages, have closed a number of indie bookstores and displaced their employees, especially those in the San Francisco Bay Area and north. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Laotian-style barbecue comes to Southern California

Good morning. Unless you’re one of the lucky folks who are reading this from Mammoth, it’s a good weekend to stay home and do some cooking, maybe curl up with a blanket — yes, this is cold for us — and a stack of cookbooks. We can help with that last part, as we have a story about the couple who... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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March' Trilogy Powers Diamond Book Distributors to a Strong Year

2016 ended up being one of Diamond's best years ever, thanks to strong sales of the titles in Rep. John Lewis's March trilogy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books store opens in Southern California

Amazon Books, the e-commerce giant’s seemingly incongruous bricks-and-mortar venture, is now open in San Diego. The store marks the company’s second foray into offline retail. The 3,500-square-foot shop at a mall in the University City neighborhood premiered with little fanfare Sept. 7 and is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Auction Set For Turnkey Facilities of Bankrupt Southern California Advertising Publishing Company

By order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Tiger Capital Group’s Remarketing Services Division, Hilco Industrial, The Branford Group, andNortheast Printing Machinery will conduct a two-day live webcast auction on S ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong Holiday Sales Power Upbeat Wi9

If Winter Institute is any indication, as ABA president Steve Bercu noted at the conference opening, "independent bookselling is strong, vital, and growing." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Meet Ed Vaughn, an understated Black Power icon and former bookstore owner.

It was my best case scenario. Not only did Edward Vaughn pick up the phone, but he was willing and eager to speak. At 85 years old, he had way more energy than me, 60 years his junior, when I called him earlier this week. (An unfortunate cocktail of technological failure and fanboyish... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-25 14:02:32 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers May: ‘Online Literature’ Powers a Trilogy

Book market developments in May point to growth in China's already powerful 'online literature' sector, led by the 'Ran Freely' trilogy by Wu Zhe. The post China Bestsellers May: ‘Online Literature’ Powers a Trilogy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-22 14:38:30 UTC ]
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Librarians and the Power of Social Media

A reader considers how social media has given libraries a new tool for community engagement, outreach, and promotion. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-22 10:32:03 UTC ]
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Speculative fiction is recognising the power of disability

In 2016, the internet was rife with divisive opinions over Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You. The novel, published in 2012, chronicled the relationship between a recently-paralyzed man, Will, and his caregiver, Louisa. The 2016 film, starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, faced significant backlash... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 19:59:59 UTC ]
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University of California, Springer Nature Sign Groundbreaking Open Access Deal

The University of California announced a groundbreaking open access publishing agreement with leading academic publisher Springer Nature, the largest open access agreement in North America to date, and the first for Springer Nature in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs Sethi as 'powerful new voice in nature writing'

Bloomsbury Wildlife is publishing a trilogy of books by journalist Anita Sethi exploring themes of identity, place and belonging, starting with I Belong Here: A Journey Along the Backbone of Britain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-12 07:24:30 UTC ]
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Juliet Annan to depart Fig Tree

Fig Tree publisher Juliet Annan is to step down from her post at the end of October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 18:26:27 UTC ]
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California Sunday Magazine Shuts Down Print Edition

After six years and 40 issues, The California Sunday Magazine is saying goodbye to print. The bimonthly title produced by parent company Pop-Up Magazine Productions, which in its relatively short life has garnered national acclaim for its design, photography and long-form feature writing, will... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-08 20:18:29 UTC ]
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BookExpo, BookCon Online Drew Strong Numbers

ReedPop moved BookExpo and BookCon online last week when it was forced to cancel the in-person events because of the pandemic. The most popular attraction was BookConline's Sunday session, which generated nearly 240,000 views. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty authors share thoughts on power of storytelling for Janklow & Nesbit

More than 50 Janklow & Nesbit authors have contributed pieces to a project on the importance of storytelling in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 01:56:10 UTC ]
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Charles F. ‘Chuck’ Champion named President and CEO of California News Publishers Association

Charles F. “Chuck” Champion has been named President and CEO of the California News Publishers Association (CNPA), a newly created Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-28 22:21:39 UTC ]
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