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Wetlands Education Program, Partnership with Xerces Society Announced

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Celeste Mazzacano and Michaeleen Gallagher search for invertebrates at Sunnylands.

Sunnylands, in cooperation with the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, is developing a new wetlands education program. The program will explore the ecological health of the estate’s lakes...

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Sunnylands in the Media 8/18/14

Monday, August 18, 2014

In this edition: Sunnylands is remembered as a refuge for President Richard Nixon, The Annenberg Foundation donates $500,000 to a home for developmentally-disabled adults, and the Riverside Board of S...

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“Defying Gravity” Helps Get the Right Photo

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A Ken Hayden photo taken from a cherry picker

Ken Hayden came to Sunnylands in 2012 to shoot a series of photographs that would show the newly restored house and grounds, as well as Sunnylands Center & Gardens. Hayden lives in Miami Beach, Flori...

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Sunnylands Plants to Help Palm Springs High Conserve Water

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

College of the Desert students are nurturing Sunnylands pups for replanting.

Water conservation and sustainable living in the desert are important to the mission of The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands. Prior to opening in 2012, Sunnylands implemented several programs to lower ...

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Sunnylands Hailed as “Remarkable Gift to the Nation” by Riverside County

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Front row, Eric Ornelas, Janice Lyle, Supervisor Benoit, Geoff Baum; back row, Supervisor Kevin Jeffries, Supervisor John F. Tavaglione, Vice-Chairman Marion Ashley

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors honored The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands with a proclamation on August 5, calling Sunnylands a “treasure” and “remarkable gift to the nation.” Jani...

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Sunnylands In the Media 7/29/14

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

In this edition: Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security and developing threats to cyber security are examined. Sunnylands Program Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson advocates for constitution e...

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Sunnylands in the Media 7/14/14

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

In this edition: U.S.-China relations since the Sunnylands summit is discussed, Sunnylands Trustee Wallis Annenberg directs funds to veteran wellness, and Trustee Charles Annenberg Weingarten's film i...

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Sunnylands Spotlight: “I now pronounce you Mr. and Mrs. Blue Eyes”

Friday, July 11, 2014

Frank and Barbara Sinatra at Sunnylands on their wedding day, with hosts Leonore and Walter Annenberg.

Leonore and Walter Annenberg were delighted when friend Frank Sinatra began dating neighbor Barbara Marx – so delighted that Walter eventually approached Barbara, saying: “If you and Frank ever d...

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