Northbound traffic on the 405 Freeway is going to be blocked at the 10 Freeway interchange two nights in a row while Metro does repaving and restriping work. The shutdowns Sunday and Monday will start at midnight and reopen at 5 am. [ more › ]
Police in Inglewood shot and killed a sword-wielding man after he broke the windows of eight police squad cars at the city's police headquarters. An officer confronted the suspect who had apparently smashed the windows of the squad cars and was using a long-bladed sword to vandalize them. [ more › ]
Get out to climb stairs, celebrate pride or listen to some classical music. [ more › ]
Move over Verdi, Puccini, Bizet...(not you, Mozart)....make room for Lee Holdridge and Richard Sparks. Who? These are the guys who have created a new...
In tonight's Extra, Extra, the new gay-friendly Rose Queen, sea lions, sea lions, everywhere and L.A.'s favorite Randy Newman song gets an update. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics). [ more › ]
From the Department Of Oh Gross comes the news that Farrah Abraham's bikini wore has gotten yanked down from eBay because of hygiene concerns. [ more › ]
A 21-year-old man plunged to his death while rock-climbing at a popular spot in the San Jacinto Mountains. Lucas Dunn was climbing on a popular rock near Idyllwild known as Lily Rock or Tahquitz Rock in the Humber Park area on Friday morning. [ more › ]
In Burbank, Olive & Thyme is serving up tasty meals, top notch coffee, and delicious pastries, in a marketplace setting. [ more › ]
Who says we don't have seasons in L.A.? The jacarandas are blooming, the air smells like jasmine and the Butterfly Pavilion has opened up at the Natural History Museum. LAist stopped by to take some photos of the more than 53 species of butterflies and moths, as well as the lush ecosystem they call home through September. [ more › ]
Meet Beng Beng! This fantastically-tempered Terrier charms everyone he meets. He would be an ideal family dog since nothing phases him. Diablo is a very sweet and calm yet curious 4 1/2 year old kitty with a beautiful coat. Diablo loves to hug and welcomes any and all petting. [ more › ]
Get out so you can head to the drive-in, catch a 1960's avant-garde flick or celebrate LGBT pride. [ more › ]
The Los Angeles city controller doesn't have any actual power over the modernization plans of Los Angeles World Airports or over whether a controversial new runway is built at Los Angeles International Airport. Nevertheless, LAWA and...Show More Summary
We applaud Times columnist Robin Abcarian for shining the light on the inequities in our healthcare system in response to Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement about her prophylactic mastectomy. When Jolie made her medical decision, she had at her disposal the resources to pay for the procedures and the best doctors; not everyone has the same ability.
The ten-point Garcetti lead over Greuel that only the USC-LAT poll found last month has shrunk a bit. But it's better for Garcetti than the dead heat that the last major poll in the race found.
In tonight's Extra, Extra, we have news about never-nudes, crack-smoking mayors and more. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics). [ more › ]
The festival is free to the public, and there'll be all sorts of live entertainment, as well as some seriously outrageous eats. [ more › ]
Nine former employees of Micky's have filed a lawsuit full of some pretty sexually graphic details against the West Hollywood gay club known for its strippers and go-go dancers. The case was filed in July 2011, and it is scheduled to head to trial in October. [ more › ]
"Half Baked" might have lead you to believe otherwise, but according to a new scientific study, those giant joints are actually helping keep you thin. [ more › ]
A gunman sent Django Unchained star Christopher Waltz running Friday afternoon as the actor was being interviewed for French TV at the Cannes Film festival. [ more › ]
LA Phil President Debra Borda and Music Director Gustavo Dudamel I am certain that most of my Huffington readers know who Gustavo Dudamel is,...