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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 › ]

The Best Booze Stores In Los Angeles

Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or just looking to expand your drinking palate, here are our favorite shops for booze around Los Angeles. [ more › ]

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Borrego Springs, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon four miles from Borrego Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:14 p.m. at a depth of 1.2 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 27 miles from La Quinta, Calif., 28 miles from...

L.A. Cocktail Menus to Be Thankful For

In Los Angeles, fall is best of all. And it's not just because the sweltering heat of October has at last been replaced by the more tolerable heat of November, and it's not just because the tourist season is over and our roads and freeways are again jam-packed with only local traffic. Show More Summary

L.A. County supervisors choose Mitch Katz to head health agency

Los Angeles County supervisors have officially announced that Dr. Mitch Katz, who heads the county hospital system, will run a new health super-agency that contains the hospital system and the departments of mental health and public health. Katz's selection was seen in county circles as a foregone...

2 burglary suspects caught after pursuit in Beverly Hills, police say

Two suspected burglars were arrested in a Beverly Hills neighborhood Wednesday morning after ditching their car, forcing residents to flee and dodging police as they fled from house to house, authorities said. Television news outlets showed a Beverly Hills police squad car rolling down a fairway...

Man In Homeless Encampment Had 2 WWII-Era Machine Guns & 3 Pistols, Police Say

The man had previously been convicted of a felony, and was arrested on various weapons charges. [ more › ]

Thanksgiving in Las Vegas: A holiday tradition for many Southland Asians

For years, the Chiu family tried Thanksgiving the traditional way. The Walnut family of four invited people over, cooked a turkey, bought a ham, and whipped up mashed potatoes and stuffing. But the turkey always seemed to come out dry and eventually everyone admitted they didn't really care for...

Costco Chicken Salad Linked To E. Coli Cases In Seven States

Time to make a different side dish for Thanksgiving. [ more › ]

Moreno Valley leaders OK initiatives in favor of 40-million-square-foot warehouse

Moreno Valley city leaders on Tuesday voted to adopt measures that would help insulate a 40-million-square-foot warehouse project from environmental legal challenges. After the council council voted earlier this year to approve World Logistics Center, it quickly faced a barrage of legal challenges...

Laugh Factory Offers Free Meals And Entertainment On Thanksgiving

This is the 36th year the comedy club has provided a free meal to anyone who wants one. [ more › ]

How To Get To And From LAX Using Uber/Lyft And Keep Your Great Rating

Here are some tips on how to do it right when ordering an Uber or Lyft when traveling to and from LAX. [ more › ]

Catching a flight at LAX for Thanksgiving? Get there early

Trying to catch a flight home before the turkey comes out of the oven can feel like a marathon. There’s the congested roadways, the extra long airport lines and the extra short tempers associated with holiday travel. But on Wednesday, Los Angeles International Airport officials reported that things...

Sneak peak blogathon at “A Christmas Memory”

Last night was the sneak preview blogathon at the Sierra Madre Playhouse for “A Christmas Memory” based on a short story by Truman Capote.  This is a musical with live musicians, not canned sound tracks. I was captured from the get go with this play.  The performances by the cast were engaging and brought the […]

Man charged in the death of muralist shot while painting anti-violence art in Oakland

A 20-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting of a muralist who was painting an anti-violence community art piece in Oakland, authorities said. Marquise Holloway of Oakland faces one count of murder after 27-year-old Antonio Ramos was shot on Sept. 29 under a freeway overpass,...

Thanksgiving travelers will face snow-blanketed roadways in Northern California

If you’re headed for Northern California for Thanksgiving, don’t get snowed under. Snow levels are expected to drop Wednesday below 3,000 feet in the mountains and foothills. As a cold Pacific storm continues to move toward the Sierra Nevada, the snow line will plunge and temperatures will become...

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce's Paul Little Applauds LA's Minimum Wage Law

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce president Paul Little is ecstatic about Los Angeles' new minimum wage law. "Thank God for the LA City Council," Little was heard to say at the hearing held by the Pasadena City Council's Economic Development...Show More Summary

Making Haste Slowly: Jayme Odgers' Samurai Self-Portraits at Offramp Gallery, Pasadena

This essay is published in conjunction with Where Am I Today?, an upcoming exhibition at Offramp Gallery, Pasadena. One might think that a one-man show that brims with in-your-face self-portraits would smack of vanity, if not self-indulgence. Show More Summary

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