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Going Kondo

No, I’m not selling the ITP Estate and going for a condominium (at least not yet). Going Kondo This weekend will be about getting rid of things from the ITP Estate (note to self: don’t get rid of board games … Continue reading ?

Recipe :: Cucumber Caprese Salad

One of my favorite things to eat is Caprese salad. Which is weird because I really don’t like raw tomatoes, but I digress. This is the salad I eat frequently when I’m attempting clean eating, and it’s what I make and eat every day during our annual week at the beach when I need a […]

City set to vote on plan to raze Parker Center and build $480-million office tower

The Los Angeles City Council will consider a proposal Friday to demolish Parker Center and build a $480-million office tower for city employees — a plan opposed by preservationists fighting to save the former police building. The boxy Parker Center on Los Angeles Street served for more than five...

Oak Hill was a haven for Jefferson, Confederate cash

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The circa 1790 Colonial Revival home is one of the oldest surviving houses in Fairfax County.

Become a Part of the Boston Moms Blog Team — Join Our Writing Team!

Our team of moms loves to inspire, encourage, and support each other. Our mission is to connect with the Boston community both online and offline and to share this journey of motherhood with each other! We are moms of all ages, withShow More Summary

From the Archives: Aviator 'jumps' off building

Under the headline "Aviator Jumps Off Building," the Los Angeles Times reported the next day: Frank Clark (later Clarke), 22-year-old stunt aviator, yesterday “jumped” off the 10-story Los Angeles Railway Building at 11th Street and Broadway and thereby pioneered the airway for the tired businessmen...

San Francisco man threatened to shoot Muslim woman in alleged hate crime, police say

A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot a woman wearing a hijab because she is Muslim, police said Thursday. Joshua Ruano, 27, is being held on suspicion of making a criminal threat with a hate-crime enhancement, according to the San Francisco Police Department. The...

Gold Star father, in SF speech, keeps Constitution in hand, heart

Khan is the Gold Star father who brought the Democratic National Convention to its feet last summer when he produced his personal copy of the Constitution from his pocket and urged Republican candidate Donald Trump to give it a read. Trump,...Show More Summary

Missing Woman, Age 67, New To This Country

Nurit Getahun, age 67, is missing from the 4600 block of North Avers in Albany Park. What makes this Uptown-centric is that Ms. Getahun is newly arrived to the United States from Ethiopia and speaks no English. Given our community'sShow More Summary

Man dies in crash on 101 Freeway in Newbury Park

A man was killed Thursday afternoon when his car smashed into a semi truck on the 101 Freeway in Newbury Park, authorities said. The crash snarled southbound traffic to Camarillo, delaying motorists by about two hours, according to the California Highway Patrol. Authorities were notified about...

Meteorologists: up to 3 inches of rain to fall on North Bay Friday

Two storm systems moving into the Bay Area over the weekend will put a damper on the recent days of mild weather, meteorologists said Thursday. A low-pressure system moving south from the Gulf of Alaska was expected to strike the North...Show More Summary

An empire of smuggled smokes

New York has ostensibly made the health of its people and its treasuries a priority by maintaining high cigarette taxes, but these taxes come with a cost. The state’s high cigarette taxes have... To view the full story, click the title link.

Allman Brothers Band to release ‘Fox Box’ collection of Atlanta concerts

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene In 2004, the Allman Brothers Band rocked the Fox Theatre for three sold-out shows, and the reception spurred them to record what would become their final studio album, “Hittin’ the Note.” Those...

Revisit Quentin Tarantino's First Masterpiece 'Reservoir Dogs' At Tribeca Film Festival

Reservoir Dogs—the nervy debut from devilish auteur Quentin Tarantino with a first-rate cast of Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney, and Edward Bunker—is back in a big way. For one night...Show More Summary

Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: Adam Ant, Indigo Girls

BY SARIA CANADAY, AJC Music Scene blog If you find a mistake in Hot Tickets, please let us know. Contact Saria Canady at scanady@ajc.com. Events are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call...

Atlanta Concerts this week: V-103 ‘Pop-Up Live,’ Los Lobos

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene FRIDAY Loudon Wainwright III Last summer, the astute songwriter/humorist released the political satire song, “I Had a Dream,” which imagined a Donald Trump presidency and was complemented by a Judd Apatow-produced video. It...

Oakland suit says error in recycling pact could spike tenant fees

A “mere draftsman’s error” in a contract between Oakland and the company that collects the recycling of its residents could cost apartment dwellers there tens of millions of dollars over the course of the 10-year agreement, the cityShow More Summary

Posters to go up at UC San Diego targeting Janet Napolitano and 'sanctuary campuses'

An organization founded by conservative activist David Horowitz said it would put up posters at UC San Diego on Friday calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano to be prosecuted over "sanctuary campuses." The UC system announced in November that it would not assist federal...

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