Today, “hot sauce Twitter” was in an uproar over reports that the Southern California-based maker of Sriracha had placed a hold on all shipments to distributors until next month. The LA Times reports that Huy Fong Foods, which debuted the sauce in 1983, is now required to wait 35 days before shipping it, and food suppliers who are...
This Friday, Walmart will slash iPhone 5C prices to just $27 with a two-year AT&T or Verizon contract. Kick in another hundred bucks, and you can jump up to an iPhone 5S. Both prices will last through December 24th. [LA Times via Business Insider] Read more...
Fact Check: LA Times Off Target On Renewables, Reliability Michael Goggin, 4 December 2013 (Into the Wind) "While apocalyptic writing may sell newspapers…the Los Angeles Times has veered in the direction of fear-mongering over [the state...Show More Summary
It's clearly time to panic: The embattled Huy Fong Foods has been barred from shipping its fiery sauces including Sriracha until mid-January. According the LA Times, the California Department of Public Health is enforcing a 30-day hold on the...
In 1927 (at age 34), Henri enrolled as a non-matriculating student at the Bauhaus in Dessau, where she studied photography for the first time with LÃ¡szlÃ³ Moholy-Nagy, developing a close friendship with Lucia Moholy, who strongly encouraged Henriâ??s experimentation with the camera. In early 1928, Florence Henri abandoned painting and...
Peter Facinelli goes shirtless and his girlfriend Jaimie Alexander bares her bikini body while spending time at the Villa La Estancia Riviera Nayarit resort over the Thanksgiving holiday last month in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. The couple celebrated Peter‘s 40th birthday during the trip and he proved he’s still got it going on, showing off his [...]
After LeAnn Rimes broke down during an emotional tribute performance for Patsy Cline on Tuesday night at the 2013 American Country Awards in Las Vegas, she revealed she was thinking… READ ON
Tom Cruise stars in the new trailer for "Edge of Tomorrow" — director Doug Liman's sci-fi flick about an officer in an alien war who becomes stuck in a time loop, forced to re-live the same brutal mission over and over á la "Groundhog Day." Emily Blunt plays a soldier who helps Cruise train to become a warrior and weapon to kill the aliens. Show More Summary
Well that was certainly a loaded episode. Kill la Kill picks up this week with Ryuko taking on two more members of the Elite Four, Uzu and Nonon. There’s a whole lot less phallic imagery this time around, but much more in the way of tight body suits, dramatic posing, and classical music being played from giant flying mechs. I swear I’m not making this up. Read more...
Hump Day is back again. This time around, it brought with it a nine-game NBA slate, a handful of dimming playoff hopes and one awkward reunion. You might want to go ahead and call in sick for Thursday already. Things are about to get...Show More Summary
Hat tip to Ed Padgett long time friend of blogging.la for this bit of news. I can’t help but wonder if Scrooge taken over the hearts and minds of L.A. city council? Recently the issued a ban on feeding the homeless. Yes, charities, people with big hearts and do-gooders in general will be banned from [...]
LA Times:Some people are adding President Obama to the list of people with poor selfie judgment after the leader of the free world posed with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt at Nelson...Show More Summary
By Dominic Gates, The Seattle Times On deadline day for states around the U.S. to submit their bids for the 777X project, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Ray Conner met Tuesday with the Machinists union officials who last month led the rejection of the company’s contract offer.
Over the past ten seasons, Barcelona and Real Madrid have finished first and second in La Liga eight times. During that time, only two clubs have been able to break through the Spanish giants’ dominance of the Primera Division: Valencia...Show More Summary
It’s time for some Retail Remedy, holiday style! Our roving expat Richard Nahem starts the Parisian fête season with his photo tour of Christmas in Paris 2013: Printemps and Galeries Lafayette. Oh yes, since Richard is involved, there...Show More Summary
The last time the housing bubble popped, the "frontier" marginal market of Las Vegas was the first harbinger of what was about to come. It is that again, and as real estate expert Mark Hanson explains, "Las Vegas housing demand has crashed."...Show More Summary
The Tribune Co. took concrete steps on Tuesday to formally spin off its newspapers from the parent company and, some would argue, cast them adrift from the more profitable TV stations until someone comes along to buy the LA Times and other papers. But Times reporters and editors have already gotten a new look at life as a corporate orphan, and it isn't reassuring.
AC Milan and Ajax Amsterdam are set to square off in a winner-take-all Champions League clash on Tuesday. The two European clubs are currently second and third in Group H respectively, with Tuesday's match providing each with one last...Show More Summary
New York Times TV critic Neil Genzlinger was half-serious on Monday about which network TV show would next try a musical episode, a la “Scrubs” or “Grey’s Anatomy.” The USA program “Psych” drew his praise for t...
My afternoon train reading: • GM, Chrysler federal bailouts were net economic gain, report argues (LA Times) see also U.S. Treasury sold its last remaining shares in General Motors. (WSJ) • I was the wife of a Wall Street ‘Wolf’ (NY Post) • Swedroe: Hedge Funds Not Worth The Fees (Index Universe) see also “2 and 20?...Read More