Well done and well played, Kourtney Kardashian. The reality star celebrated her 36th birthday over the weekend in Las Vegas, throwing it down big time with family members and friends, but never forgetting her most important role in life: That...Show More Summary
Topic: Book Mobiles From The LA Times www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-0419-straight-bookmobile-20150419-story.html: Bookmobiles have been a fixture of rural American life since the 19th century, when horse-drawn book wagons stenciled with gold lettering read Free Library. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Clippers will play host to the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday in Game 1 of their NBA 2015 Playoffs series. The game has a start time of 10.30 p.m. ET and takes place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
At about 1 p.m. on June 26, 2011, a wind-downed power line sparked a blaze in the Las Conchas area of Santa Fe National Forest. It would become the largest fire in New Mexico’s history at the time. Within hours, the flames spread toShow More Summary
Thanks to Bernard Lavallée for sending me a copy of his book, Sauver la Planète une Bouchée à la Fois: Trucs et Conseils (Translation: Save the Planet One Bite at a Time : Tips and Advice), Les Éditions La Presse, 2015. It’s a beautifully designed and illustrated book about food and food systems—with recipes—meant for French-speaking […]
I DON’T WANT TO HEAR ANOTHER GODDAMN THING ABOUT MY CARBON FOOTPRINT: Leonardo DiCaprio the ‘eco warrior’ flew on a private jet from NY to LA SIX times in SIX weeks, Sony hack documents reveal. I’ll believe it’s a crisis when the people who keep telling me it’s a crisis start acting like it’s a […]
The next time you're in Sin City, take a break from the casinos to check out The Mob Museum's "Follow the Money" exhibit. The display opened April 17 and is a permanent part of the downtown Las Vegas museum. It spotlights the work of legendary agents in the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigation Unit. Show More Summary
Let me say right up front that I'm skeptical of the following report. But then, maybe I'm blinded by partisanship. Who knows? In any case, here is Noam Levey writing in the LA Times today: After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over. Show More Summary
Los Merengues are in need of a win in order to, at minimum, keep pace with Barcelona in La Liga's title race. The end of the season is rapidly approaching, and while Real Madrid only trail Barcelona by two points in La Liga, that gap seems wider with every passing match. Show More Summary
Barcelona will look to extend their lead at the top of the La Liga table with a win at home to Valencia on Saturday. Barcelona looked to be cruising to the La Liga title until they threw away a two-goal lead away at Sevilla in their last domestic outing. Show More Summary
Don't forget that this weekend is the fantastic LA Times Festival of Books! See my earlier post. Actually, I'll be on a panel at 3:00pm in Wallis Annenberg Hall entitled "Grasping the Ineffable: On Science and Health", with Pat Levitt and Elyn Saks, chaired by the Science writer KC Cole. Show More Summary
Barcelona host Valencia in La Liga's game of the weekend in the early Saturday kick-off slot. No one can yet understand why this particular kick-off time continues to cause Barca problems, and with a fixture at Espanyol next week at the same time, the Catalans need to get the monkey off their back pronto. Show More Summary
Late last night I’d quipped; “Tell me Nuland’s minions aren’t hard at work…” in sharing this LA Times report, Third pro-Russia activist found dead in Ukraine capital this week. Today, b @ Moon of Alabama posted this eye-opener… Ukraine: “Both Sides Touched” By NATO Related Murder Of The Other Side The Washington Post’s Michael Birnbaum [...]
While the LA River awaits its major, over-$1-billion revamp, smaller-scale river upgrades soldier on. One of those improvements is extended time to visit the LA River Recreation Zone, says KCET. The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, which operates the...
I’m doing things and stuff in the real world over the weekend, including my appearance this Saturday at the LA Times Festival of Books with Wil Wheaton, and then flying home. So this is very likely the last you’ll see of me in this space until Monday (or possibly late Sunday). If you’re in Los … Continue reading Off Again ?
With headlines like "Big water users like Beverly Hills, Newport hit hardest by Brown order," Beverly Hills is being portrayed in the media, including the LA Times, as a water hog in our drought-stricken state. Beyond such headlines,...Show More Summary
Jack Hardin Towell, who is in 21st place after Round I of the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping competition in Las Vegas, sat down beforehand with Hannah Mitchell, a novice equestrian rider and daughter of Times assistant sports editor Houston Mitchell, to answer a few questions about riding.
Every time we talk about a new TV service, from Sling TV to PlayStation Vue to whatever Apple might be working on, there's inevitably disappointment when it's lacking a la carte channel selection. That's still the case for the new FiOS...Show More Summary
Britni de la Cretaz condemns Madonna's clear sexual violation of Drake at Coachella, and notes that it's not the first time the star has acted out white supremacy. The post Madonna, Drake, and the Entitlement of White Women appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The Van Gogh Museum has for the first time acquired a work by Edgar Degas: the La lecture après le bain monotype. A monotype is a print of an ink drawing made on a plate. Degas? monotypes are rare and they were a hidden treasure, because they never left his studio during his lifetime. Show More Summary