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Extra, Extra: The History Of How LAX's Theme Building Became An L.A. Landmark

A look back at L.A.'s first hotel, a underground bunker for ridiculously rich people, and more end of the day links! [ more › ]

The Dreamy Photos Of Skateboarding In SoCal In The 1970s

   Hugh Holland's 1970s photographs of kids and teens skateboarding in empty swimming pools and boardwalks in Southern California are a perfect snapshot into the wild, frenetic energy of that era. [ more › ]

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Got Into A Brawl At A Miami Bar

Yasiel Puig reportedly got into a heated argument with a woman and shoved her, sparking a brawl with bar staff. [ more › ]

Starry Bel Canto Voices Carry The New 'Norma' At LA Opera

In recent years a small group of sopranos and mezzi have been reviving Bellini's bel canto masterpiece 'Norma' to considerable acclaim in houses around the United States. For the next couple weeks, two of these singers, Angela Meade and Jamie Barton, are leading an excellent cast in the work at LA Opera. [ more › ]

Poland Won't Extradite Roman Polanski

"This myth about me took on more and more layers, and I was turned into some sort of monster," says Polanski. [ more › ]

'Tis The Season To Check Out The Getty's Holiday Lights & Get Free Cider

Now that Thanksgiving is over and the holidays are in full gear, it's that time of year to check out holiday lights. [ more › ]

Video: The Unique Soda Flavors Of Highland Park's Galcos

John Nese is passionate about unique sodas from small businesses. [ more › ]

Weekend Planner: 19 Things To Do In Los Angeles

Here are 19 things to do this holiday weekend. [ more › ]

Arsonist Torches At Least Three Cars In The Valley

At least three cars, and possibly four, were torched along with a trashcan. [ more › ]

War Machine's Lawyer Argues Ex's Work In Porn 'Pointed To Consent' In Assault

Lawyers for former MMA fighter War Machine are trying to claim that his ex's work in adult films implied consent for the brutal beating he allegedly gave her last August. [ more › ]

Squirrel Triggers Thanksgiving Power Outage On The Westside

Power was soon restored, allowing people to resume watching football and avoid having to talk politics with their uncle. [ more › ]

Some Jerk Stole A Toddler's Wheelchair, Some Hero Replaced It

The chair was specifically built for 4-year-old Milagros Perez, who was born without legs. [ more › ]

Man Shoots Himself In The Head After Shooting At Taxi Driver In Santa Monica

"Obviously based on the totality of the circumstances, I don't think it could solely be contributed to the fare dispute." [ more › ]

Woman Repeatedly Punched In Rape Attempt On York Blvd. In Highland Park, Witness Says

Police are searching for a man who brutally beat up a woman walking down York Boulevard in Highland Park in a sexual assault attempt on Thanksgiving evening. [ more › ]

Extra, Extra: This Guy Is Expertly Trolling Target's Black Friday Ads

Wu-Tang's $1 million album, the Korean American Museum is getting a new home and more end of day links. [ more › ]

Video: Eagles Of Death Metal Describe Escaping The Terrorist Attack In Paris

The members of The Eagles of Death Metal give a heart-wrenching interview about the attack on the Bataclan in Paris. [ more › ]

Help Restore A Downtown Piece Of Public Art Too Far Ahead Of Its Time

The project wants to give the 40-year-old public sculpture a new life. [ more › ]

Photos: Skaters Turn Ruined Roadway Into World's Greatest Skatepark

"We all skate and shoot professionally but rarely do we get a chance to skate a spot like this." [ more › ]

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