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Aug. 12-13, Perseid meteor shower: If you can catch only one meteor shower in 2020, make it the Perseids, which produce up to 60 shooting stars an hour at the peak. The Death Valley National Park is another great place to experience this natural phenomenon. (Meanwhile, the beleaguered Woodstock 50 anniversary festival, which would have commemorated the seminal gathering, was officially canceled a few weeks ago, three months after its main backer pulled funding and declared it dead.). Anza Borrego Desert State Park is one good spot to take in a meteor shower. The trick to a good viewing will be finding somewhere sufficiently dark, with clear skies free from bright city lights. L.A.'s Ryu-Raman council race reflects wider battle over policing among Democrats and the left. The report, which was released by an immigrant advocacy group, contradicts the data-mining company’s previous statements that its work with ICE is limited to criminal investigations. Massage, tattoo parlors can reopen indoors as California relaxes some coronavirus restrictions. Thanks for subscribing! By entering your email address you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and consent to receive emails from Time Out about news, events, offers and partner promotions. Surges Of Up To 100 Meteors Per Hour Will Light Up The Southern California Skies During The 2020 Lyrid Meteor This April. The Orionid meteor shower will reach its peak this year on the night of Oct. 20 and 21. Here are the Los Angeles Times’ editorial board endorsements for president, California ballot measures and more. Los Angeles Times, Gov. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. San Francisco Chronicle, Die-hard Garth Brooks fans are desperate for tickets to the country star’s upcoming show at a 550-seat venue in Bakersfield. Expected speakers include the directors of Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and numerous housing and community groups, and Mayor Eric Garcetti. Mercury News, Sacramento County just permanently shut down a restaurant for the first time in 25 years, after two years of health violations. It’s Monday, Aug. 12, and here’s a look at the week ahead: Get the Essential California newsletter ». Get our free Coronavirus Today newsletter. No matter what may be happening in the world, one thing is for certain — the stars in the sky are always here for us to enjoy and observe. (Some of those links are specifically Perseid-based, while others just highlight the best dark-sky stargazing spots in the area. This week’s birthdays for those who made a mark in California: Magic Johnson (Aug. 14, 1959), author Danielle Steel (August 14, 1947), Rep. 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One of the most popular meteor showers will soon unleash shooting stars across the night sky! The Orionid meteor shower — one of two showers every year caused by Halley's Comet's return to the inner atmosphere — is peaking this week. Bonus: Here are the 10 darkest spots for stargazing across the entire state.). What issues are on the ballot in California and Los Angeles County. The first-quarter moon sets just after … Supreme Court rejects GOP appeal on Pennsylvania mail ballot deadline, Making ‘Fall Guys,’ 2020’s surprise hit game: Secrets of one of its wildest levels, From my coronavirus quarantine, a love letter to video games, ‘Then God said, “Hold my beer”’: The inside story of the night that changed L.A. clubs forever, Historic Troubadour nightclub launches GoFundMe page, calls survival ‘a big if’, Massage, tattoo parlors can reopen indoors as California relaxes some restrictions, California’s homeless students could fill Dodger Stadium 5 times, study finds. Head to a spot void of city lights or haze from nearby wildfires and make sure to look northeast towards the constellation Perseus where the meteors appear to descend. Cost: Free Date: Aug. 12 Contact info: http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/earthskys-meteor-shower-guide Categories: Travel, Kids —D.D. Eureka Times-Standard, “They want to erase us.” California Uighurs fear for family members in China. Experience the celestial event in all its glory in the wilderness of Joshua Tree. Sacramento: sunny, 98. Head to a spot void of city lights or haze from nearby wildfires and make sure to look northeast towards the constellation Perseus where the meteors appear to … How to vote. Where to vote. During the peak between 4:30 and 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, you can expect to see … Los Angeles Times. More weather is here. Try another? Sign up for the latest news, best stories and what they mean for you, plus answers to your questions. (Bryan Chan, Los Angeles Times), 10 A Caltrans contractor was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while setting up a lane closure on the 110 Freeway in downtown L.A., the CHP said. Set a course for Point Vicente, where you should find some of the area’s darkest skies. It can be helpful to locate the shower's radiant point, which is in the constellation Draco. While the closest thing to stargazing in Los Angeles is often a celebrity spotting, for one fantastical weekend in August, the city sky illuminates with countless shooting stars for the annual Perseid meteor shower. (REED SAXON, Associated Press), Red Rock Canyon State Park The park, a good place to watch for meteors, has one primitive campground, Ricardo Campground, that’s tucked up against the base of desert cliffs. Los Angeles Times, The Oakland Coliseum chief resigned abruptly amid questions about a possible conflict of interest in the RingCentral naming rights deal. The stakes are high. Here's the best way to see it. COVID-19 hasn’t quite changed everything: In elections for the L.A. Board of Education, it’s still charter school advocates facing off against the teachers union. So some police have stopped responding to suicide calls because of potential danger to officers and the person attempting to end their life. San Diego: partly sunny, 75. Bring out your blankets or jackets and find a safe spot to pull over (give Paramount Ranch a try) and catch the show. Starting around 10pm on Sunday, August 12 through early Monday morning, you can look to the skies and expect roughly 60 to 70 meteors to soar through the atmosphere every hour. (Ricardo DeAratanha, Los Angeles Times), Kennedy Meadows This point in the southern Sierra is popular with hikers, anglers and star-gazers. Follow her on Twitter @Sherlyholmes. And now, here’s what’s happening across California: Police fear “suicide by cop” cases. Jan. 3-4, Quadrantid meteor shower peak: This is a meteor shower you may never have heard of — it's short, running from Jan. 1-5, and occurs when it's miserable to be outside in most areas, but it's a shame if you've never caught it. Head away from the city lights for the best views of the meteor showers. This year is predicted to be especially spectacular with less illumination from the new moon. L.A. schools are in COVID-19 crisis mode. Los Angeles Times, An ode to the Thomas Guide, which led generations of Southern California drivers through the streets of Los Angeles. Images, http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/earthskys-meteor-shower-guide. Here's the best way to see it. Get up to speed with our Essential California newsletter, sent six days a week. Find hotels and airbnbs near Perseid Meteor Shower (Map) We already have this email. For those in the South Bay, make your way to the cliffs or hilltops of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. 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