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Downtown is coming to the Valley
The long-forgotten dream of a "downtown" in the San Fernando Valley reawakened this week when the Los Angeles City Council took up the issue.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Jewish Journal
Flier with swastikas found in Westwood
When a Jewish storeowner found a flier with swastikas on it underneath the door of his Westwood business on Aug. 12, it marked the third time this year that hateful fliers have found their way into public settings across Los Angeles, according to the Anti-Defamation League .
Dark Comedy Doubting Thomason to Return to Los Angeles, 9/5-27
The dark comedy DOUBTING THOMASON will return to Los Angeles at the Whitmore-Lindley Theatre, 11006 Magnolia Blvd. North Hollywood, Calif.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
LA Daily News
Police should sound retreat from military tactics: Editorial
If 50 years on most Americans admit the War on Poverty has been fought to a draw, what about the fight for civil rights for blacks and other minorities? In 1964, that fight was, belatedly, just beginning.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The LookOut news
Santa Monica Council Approves $2.3 Million in Expenditures
The Santa Monica City Council approved more than $2.3 million in expenses Tuesday, including funding for treat water, update buses and remove graffiti.
Inside the Charity That Inspires James Franco to Don Green Tights
In THR's Philanthropy Issue, the multihyphenate talks about donating proceeds from three small films to The Art of Elysium, which will honor Amber Heard later this year He's donating the proceeds from the three small films he's currently co-producing - Memoria , Killing Animals and Yosemite , all based on his short stories about his experiences ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
NBC Los Angeles
LA Groups Call for Safer School Crossings
A coalition calling for a restoration of cut city services said the number of crossing guards stationed at school intersections has dropped 37 percent since 2008.
[Interviews] Dilated Peoples Assert Their Independent Mindstate & L.A.'s Diversity
Exclusive: Reporting live and direct from the "Word of Mouth Tour," Evidence, DJ Babu & Rakaa Iriscience reflect on producing each other and the evolution of turntabalism.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Los Angeles Times
For Ryan Guzman, stepping up to act beats a punch on the nose
Aspiring star Ryan Guzman took an unusual path to Hollywood, including a few years as a martial arts fighter.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Paparazzi - August 4th, 2014
Cate Blanchett donned the obligatory A-list shades as she walked to rehearsals in Manhattan, New York City, for her upcoming theatre show 'The Maids' - which will be staged by the Sydney Theatre Company.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Selena Gomez Involved In Minor Car Crash
Selena Gomez has blamed overzealous members of the paparazzi for causing her to get into a minor car accident in Los Angeles on Sunday .
Thu Jul 31, 2014
New Library Manager in Topanga
Our new Community Library Manager speaks of growing up as an immigrant in America, books and his passion for all things library, especially the people.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
San Fernando Sun
Light Rail Would Replace Buses on Orange Line
"The Valley wants transit, the Valley uses transit, the Valley needs more transit," said L.A. City Councilman and Metro Director Paul Krekorian as he hailed a motion approved by the Metro Board to study the feasibility of doing away with the buses on the Orange Line and turn it into a light rail system.
Road Theatre Company to Present Melissa Arctic, Begin. 9/21
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson , Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce the first show of their 24th season, the West Coast Premiere of MELISSA ARCTIC written by Craig Wright and directed by Scott Alan Smith .
Los Angeles Times
Beach lightning storm: Critically injured man was off-duty lifeguard
Lifeguards assist a person who was in the water and apparently struck by lightning at Venice Beach on Sunday.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
NoHo Ace to Premiere Scary Musical the Musical, 9/12-11/9
Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro , musical direction by Brent Crayon , orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed ... (more)
My FOX LA
Lifeguard Victim of Lightning Strike Improving; Vigil Set for Student Killed
A 56-year-old lifeguard hospitalized after lightning struck the water near the Venice pier Sunday, killing a 20-year-old man, was improving at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center today.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Rise and Fall of Richard Alarcon
July 26--Former Los Angeles city councilman Richard Alarcon's grandfather plowed fields in North Hollywood, using horses to work the rich earth.