The Beverly Hills High School has 19 oil wells in its campus, which produce about 400 barrels of oil a day. As a result, the school earns about $300,000 a year in royalties. Incidentally, Los Angeles is the third...
  It was part of a real estate marketing campaign. Only in 1949 was the sign changed to Hollywood as it is today.  
  Benitoite is a rare mineral which has also been called the blue diamond. While it can be found in various sites, only in San Benito, California can it be found in gemstone quality and in large amounts. Sometimes, the...
  Specifically, Room 3420 of UCLA's Boelter Hall was where the first message was sent over the internet on October 29, 1969.  
  Since 1901, burials have been banned in San Francisco. Instead, the dead are buried in the nearby city of Colma.  
  Link #144: Britain Was Once a Peninsula We explained in our last post that the first documented contact between the Hawaiian Islands and Europeans was through James Cook. Cook, at the time, decided to name the islands Sandwich Islands because...
  Link #143: The First Name Of Hawaii Was Sandwich Islands! There are many characteristics and traits that Hawaiian Islands are associated with in people’s minds. One of these is the close relationship of Hawaiian Islands with volcanoes. The Hawaiian Islands...
  Link #142: Kilauea Volcano Has Been Erupting For 32 Years! We told you about the Maleos in our last post. We told you how these birds incubate their eggs in volcanic heat and that their chicks are on their own...
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