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Dear Los Angeles TV anchor: It’s not a good idea to encourage rioting – even jokingly

“If I was the station’s News Director, [Fox 11 LA anchor Susan] Hirasuna would be in my office for a brief talk first thing this morning,” writes Scott Jones. Hirasuna has deleted her tweet. No? You really tweeted that? (ftvlive.com) | @SusanHirasuna

Rioting Hockey Fans May Have Taken Out LAPD Drone

As is traditional after a sports team snags a championship, LA Kings fans went a little crazy Friday night after the Kings won the Stanley Cup —and they may have destroyed an LAPD drone in the process. Business Insider notes that multiple videos online appear to show the incident and...

It Looks Like Raging Hockey Fans Destroyed An LAPD Drone Last Night

Multiple videos have been posted online showing what uploaders described as hockey fans destroying a Los Angeles Police Department drone outside the Staples Center Friday night after the LA Kings won the NHL's Stanley Cup. Riot police...Show More Summary

Pool Party

Girlpool From: Los Angeles, California, United States Take the Breeders mix them with a little Beat Happening and sprinkle with a liberal helping of Riot Grrrl attitude and, da da, you have created LA duo Girlpool. The controversially named Slutmouth is a stripped back, lo-fi feminist anthem. Show More Summary

Chinese ship leaves Vietnam with workers

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

VUNG ANG, Vietnam (AP) — Hundreds of Chinese workers left Vietnam on Monday on a ship chartered by their government after Beijing's deployment of a large oil rig in a disputed patch of the South China Sea triggered deadly rioting last week.

Mayweather Vs. Maidana: Up To 40 Hurt In Riot At MGM Grand After Title Fight

Between 20 and 40 people were reported injured after the Mayweather Vs. Maidana fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Saturday, when fans suddenly stampeded for the exits following the highly unpopular ending to the bout, which saw Floyd Mayweather Jr. awarded an narrow majority decision victory over crowd-favorite Argentine Marcos Maidana. The hotel

In Sterling's Wake, Blacks Living Near '92 LA Riot Sites Feel No Change

The Orange County Register reports that some of the black Americans who live near the sites of race riots in Los Angeles that occurred after the Rodney King verdict from twenty-two years ago feel that in the wake of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments, society hasn’t changed that much for the better. Show More Summary

Santa Barbara Riot Injures Six Police Officers, One Seriously

A weekend Santa Barbara riot has left one police officer with serious injuries, according to the LA Times. A party near UC Santa Barbara turned into a violent riot and one of the responding officers was struck in the head. Five other law enforcement officials were injured, though none seriously. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s

An LA Band is ‘Gaming’ Spotify to Fund a Free Tour

There’s a quiet riot happening on Spotify. Silence is gold for a band that’s urging fans to continually play an album of total silence, earning royalties to fund a tour of free shows. Sleepify by LA funk band Vulfpeck consists of ten 30-second tracks of complete silence. The idea is that fans put the album... Read More

BitchTapes: LA Woman

I grew up on punk and alternative music and given that my introduction to feminism came from Riot Grrrl, I was strongly attracted to woman-fronted bands and so many great bands came out of Los Angeles, including X. It wasn't until IShow More Summary

Blizzard highlights Tychus in a Heroes of the Storm spotlight

Blizzard seems to be doing a "Hero Spotlight" for Heroes of the Storm a la Riot Games and League of Legends, and the next participant is Tychus Findlay of Starcraft fame. In Heroes, Tychus will wield his giant chain gun, and an attitude,...Show More Summary

NBC4 to live-tweet Northridge quake starting in the early morning

I guess that at 4:31 on Friday morning, Channel 4's tweets will begin. They did this before during the anniversary of the LA riots.

Riot LA comedy festival plays for laughs downtown

6 months agoArts : Culture Monster

The second Riot LA comedy festival, produced by KCRW, features up-and-comers and established comedians including Pete Holmes, Kristen Schaal, Kevin Nealon. Los Angeles is home to hundreds of comedy clubs and sketch shows and some ofShow More Summary

Things I Read That I Love #103: I Had No Idea What Was True

7 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Topics include Katrina, Catching Fire, Madalyn Murray O'Hair, Silicon Valley, free market propaganda, animals in Hollywood, abortion, the LA riots and more!

Almeria vs. Real Madrid: 5 Things We Learned from Los Blancos' 5-0 Win

Real Madrid moved back to within six points of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a 5-0 win away at Almeria on Saturday night. Cristiano Ronaldo gave Los Blancos an early lead as they threatened to run riot in the early stages. Almeria weathered...Show More Summary

DailyCandy's LA Weekend Guide, November 8-10, 2013: Wine Riot, Film Festival & 3.1 Phillip Lim Sample Sale

Surf's up, wine down. DRINK Wine Riot What: More than 35 booths serve samples from the likes of Francis Ford Coppola and Divining Rod; a Wine 101 class schools newbies looking to turn oenophile. Why: The event's exclusive Second Glass...Show More Summary

Listage: The Hunt for a Perfect Egg; Debunking Thai Food Myths

Blue C Sushi, LA · The Hunt for a Perfect Egg · Debunking Thai Food Myths With Pok Pok's Andy Ricker · The Coming Food Riots of the Twenty-First Century · The Widow Who Created the Champagne Industry ·...

eSports @ GDC Next includes Riot, Turtle Ent, Twitch, Day[9]

Next week's GDC Next in LA has major talks planned to discuss the explosive popularity of eSports, the data behind the events, and how your game can get in on the worldwide action....

Exclusive: Kristen Stewart Gets in the Halloween Spirit

Kristen Stewart celebrated the season with a visit to the pumpkin patch in LA over the weekend. Sporting glasses and a shirt that said "riot," the actress met up with friends for a night out. Last week, Kristen made headlines with news that the home she shared with Robert Pattinson is being sold for more than $6 million dollars. Show More Summary

The Menzingers opening for Lucero & Titus Andronicus (win tix!); Banquets & Modern Baseball opening for Menzingers

by Andrew Sacher The Menzingers at Riot Fest Brooklyn 2012 (more by Chris La Putt) As discussed, Philly punks The Menzingers are heading out on a tour this year, and since we last spoke they've been added to the NYC...

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