Bollinger Shipyards delivered the 154 foot patrol craft CHARLES SEXTON yesterday to the 7th Coast Guard District located in Key West, FL. She is the eighth Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) ordered by the United [...]
The Runehamar Tunnel on the west coast of Norway is a piece of disused underground road infrastructure that has found an unexpected second life through its new and bizarre purpose: it now exists solely as a place for setting fire to things. Read more...
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Jim Hall, a soft-spoken and sophisticated postmodernist jazz guitarist who recorded with many of the most visionary artists on the East and West coasts, offering swinging rhythmic support and piercing melodic solos, died on December 10. He was 83. Thanks...
We have a delightful brown pelican population year-round here on the west coast of Florida, but during the winter, white pelicans migrate here: They’re big as Thanksgiving turkeys — much larger than the brown pelicans. They look all white, but when they’re flying you can see that their wings have a nice dark trim on [Read more...]
-”Social change” firm Fenton has appointed Sandy Skees as West Coast managing director of its San Francisco and LA offices. Skees will be joined by Erin Hart, who is returning to Fenton as chief client officer. -Advertising posterboys/L.A. Show More Summary
The legendary New Year’s Eve global television celebration, “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014,” has announced Capital Cities, Daughtry, Ariana Grande and The Fray will perform from the West Coast party hosted by Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas
Two generations of West Coast rap combine for this bedroom-ready single.
Composer Mohammed Fairouz takes on the Middle East conflict with a brash and beatific piece that made its West Coast premiere at UCLA. Mohammed Fairouz's Symphony No. 3 "Poems and Prayers" is long, brash, overwrought, beatific — and huge. Show More Summary
Using a coffee snob's attention to detail, super seasonal ingredients, and a culinary approach, San Fran's S?W is elevating the juice experience—one sip at a time.
Producer Michael Besman is coming aboard Caryn Mandabach Productions, the company behind Nurse Jackie, to run its West Coast shop. The film exec segues into television with the move and has a mandate to develop and produce premimum content for the U.S., UK and international markets. Show More Summary
Awwwwww, ain't that cute? When your producers "suggest" you do something, I suggest you do it. And that's how I ended up in that pose inside the Donut statue last week outside Building 44 on the Google campus. We swung by the Googleplex last week to update our B-roll pictures of the statues. Show More Summary
With the East Coast inundated with rain, sleet, and snow—and the West Coast not faring much better—now would be a good time to make sure your cold weather emergency kit is topped off with fresh supplies. Wait—you don't have a cold weather...Show More Summary
What a difference a city makes. This weekend was packed with awards events thrown by local critics associations on opposite coasts, and it looks like the East has been more taken by Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" than the West. The tough epic has long been considered an awards season contender, but it hasn't […]
After the Chi-Town remix, Kells calls on Nipsey Hussle and Too $hort on the west coast remix of “My Story.” R. Kelly’s Black Panties album is in next week. Previously: Video: R.Kelly & 2 Chainz – Live On Jimmy Kimmel
Back in February the SBE hotel group announced plans to open an SLS Hotel in Las Vegas in late 2014 including several famed West Coast restaurants like The Bazaar by José Andrés, Katsuya by Starck, and Umami Burger. Today comes...
Making her way to the West Coast, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley showed up at LAX International Airport after a long flight from England last night (December 4). The gorgeous “Mad Max: Fury Road” starlet looked a bit worn out from her travels,...Show More Summary
The New York Giants and San Diego Chargers, who this weekend square off against each other on the West Coast, have a lot more in common than their 5-7 win-loss records. Besides each team trying to keep its dwindling playoff hopes alive,...Show More Summary
One of the NFL's London games next season will actually be an afternoon game for Brits: It'll kick off at 1:30 p.m. local time. That means it'll be 9:30 a.m. on the East Coast, 6:30 a.m. on the West Coast, and, like, Tuesday in Hawaii. Read more...
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Sunday KCRW broadca...