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The Food Gods Hit Rockefeller Center for Citymeals-on-Wheels

Honoree Jonathan Waxman at Cheftopia: The 30th Annual Chefs' Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels. Take fifty chefs, many of them food gods, and line both the first and second floors of Rockefeller Center with tasting tables and their bounty...Show More Summary

Let's Talk Heartbreak

The Author is Present - Lodro Rinzler at ABC Carpet & Home from Lodro on Vimeo. The thing about heartbreak is that it's a devastating but very honest emotion. Try to name another that straight up tells you what it feels like. With heartbreak...Show More Summary

The LA drug education of Oliver Sacks

In Topanga Canyon in 1963, even the doctors got stoned and took acid. Plus: Sacks in the most colorful green room in town.

L.A. County prosecutors probe L.A. Unified's food services for possible violations

Prosecutors are reviewing the results of the L.A. Unified school district's confidential investigation into its food services division for possible  violations, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Monday.

Day Around The Bay: New Law Could 'Radically' Change Who Gets Affordable Housing

More on the Super Bowl plan for the homeless, Academy of Art president responds, and the City's first Human Trafficking Report released. [ more › ]

2 men to stand trial in fatal shooting of 4-year-old boy in Highland

A San Bernardino County Superior Court judge on Monday ordered two men to stand trial for the killing of a 4-year-old boy who was shot and killed in July while playing in his grandmother's yard.

The Black Gold in the Freezer

The subject of food waste has never been more popular, generating vigorous discussions about the amount of edible food that ends in the trash. The emergence of enlightened practices including recipes for commonly discarded remnants,Show More Summary

Report: Chronic school absenteeism is contributing to academic gaps

Children from poor or minority families are more likely to be frequently absent from class.

Multiple Sclerosis vs. California's Stem Cell Agency: Disease-a-Week Challenge No.15

"He was born with the gift of laughter, and the sense that the world was mad." -- Rafael Sabatini That opening line (from the novel Scaramouche) would seem to have been written for the comedic genius Richard Pryor. His life was almost...Show More Summary

$50 load ups in ACT pokies will be allowed – if it’s recommended

14 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Yesterday during the #CBRCabinet event held via the Periscope app, Minister Joy Burch confirmed that $50 poker machine load ups will be allowed if the current committee reviewing ACT pokie legislation recommends it. Despite promises that other measures will curtail problem gambling issues, I have absolutely no doubt that allowing $50 load ups will increase problem gambling [...]

First day of school begins without the heart and soul of Wootton High

Principal Michael Doran died less than two weeks before the start of classes, one in a series of heartbreaks for the community.

Women's Book Club Plans To Sue Napa Valley Wine Train For $5 Million

"This was clearly racial discrimination," says the womens' attorney. [ more › ]

Seattle City Council Member Mike O'Brien Wants to Give Uber and Lyft Drivers the Right to Unionize

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"There's nothing innovative about creating a whole new industry that is fueled on the backs of low-wage workers," said Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien, who's introducing legislation allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to bargain over pay and working conditions. Show More Summary

Orders from Fearless Leader

Girl #1: My mom is obsessed with tv. When she was pregnant with me and her water broke, she waited until Moonlighting was over before she left for the hospital. I'm even named after a tv character.Girl #2: Natasha?Girl #1: Yeah, you know, from Rocky and Bullwinkle?Girl #2: Why didn't she just name you Bullwinkle? […]

Tickets For Dave Chappelle's Intimate Shows At Hotel Cafe Go On Sale At 5 P.M.

If you were upset that you weren't able to catch comedian Dave Chappelle's comedy show back in March at Echo Park's Club Bahia, just know you have another chance—at a really intimate venue. [ more › ]

Why we need safe access zones outside Canberra’s abortion clinics

14 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Many years ago, as a student of the Australian National University, I’d often ride my bike past the ACT Health building in the city and wonder why the front was often tasselled with such a ghoulish gathering. Perhaps it was a mimed version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show… in slow motion? Always in a rush, [...]

Neighbors Sue Kardashians For Emotional Distress Caused By Surprise Fireworks

A dozen irritated neighbors are now suing Khloe Kardashian in small claims court claiming emotional distress after being rousted by her midnight fireworks show. [ more › ]

Theatre - Griffin Theatre Company 2016

See what's on stage next year at the home of new Australian writing

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