Saturday Sep 13
Los Angeles Times
For Crossroads chef Tal Ronnen, healthful eating a way of life
Tal Ronnen, founder and chef of Crossroads, the upscale Mediterranean restaurant on Melrose Avenue, is considered a star of vegan cuisine. Ronnen, 39, grew up eating steak but turned vegan as a teenager and has become obsessed with creating plant-based food as delicious as anything he ever had as a meat eater.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Judge in cocaine case tells Robert Downey Jr.a s son: Look toward Iron ...
The 21-year-old son of actor Robert Downey Jr. pleaded guilty today to a cocaine possession charge that could eventually be dismissed. “If you stay out of trouble for 18 months, this case gets dismissed,” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Keith L. Schwartz told Indio Falconer Downey, whose father was in court for the hearing.
West Hollywood's Fur Ban struck serious blow
West Hollywood's first ground skirmish of the UGGSA© went to the defenders, Mayfair House, whose April citation for selling or displaying fur products for sale - a pair of UGGSA© slippers - got tossed out by a hearing examiner. Mayfaiir House wants to sell UGGSA©, but WeHo banned their sale.
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider
Among the rising gallery showings in downtown Los Angeles was an Olga Koumoundouros exhibition, including "Possession; Verion 3," inside the Farmers and Merchants Bank on Main Street. Among the rising gallery showings in downtown Los Angeles was an Olga Koumoundouros exhibition, including "Possession; Verion 3," inside the Farmers and Merchants Bank on Main Street.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Zoe Nathan's New Cookbook is the Ultimate Breakfast Source
Shana Mabari's new Illumetric is a highlight of the West Hollywood skyline - or at least your Santa Monica Boulevard eyeline. You may have already noticed the three regal, luminous, giant geometric gems, glowing red, blue and yellow with a mysterious inner light, nestled in the median grass across from Barney's Beanery.
No place in L.A. transports you from the proverbial traffic jam to the ancient Delphic world like the Getty Villa's Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater, a lovely outdoor venue inspired by the Greeks and Romans. New York-based theater group SITI Company is returning for the villa's annual outdoor theater production.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Singer's Death Ruled a 'Suicide by Hanging'
The autopsy on the body of the 2011 finalist on the Fox singing competition "The X Factor" was conducted Sunday but the determination was released today, said Lt. Larry Dietz of the coroner's office.
Wire: Free Classes at Exhale Spa; Full Moon Bazaar at Skybar; More
Exhale Spa is launching a new Core Fusion Extreme class this week. To celebrate, the studio is offering one complimentary week of the new high intensity interval training class to give Angelenos a chance to try it out.
La Brea Housing, Designed by Patrick Tighe Architecture with John V. Mutlow Architects
At the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and La Brea Avenue, just across the abrupt aesthetic jumpcut of a municipal border with Los Angeles, West Hollywood's unique architectural and urban design standards are on full display. From the hectic plaza of a vertical shopping mall on the corner, to the turquoise street lights, to the colorful, sometimes garish, palettes of new 100-unit condo buildings, the appearance of the public realm is carefully considered-if a bit overwhelming.
Peter Seth is an award-winning director, producer and television writer, but his debut novel, What It Was Like, just may launch him as a name worthy of precious bookshelf space. The story is set in 1968, when an innocent enough love affair blossoms between two summer camp counselors.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Doors notes September 7
It's a relaxing Sunday afternoon time to recharge the batteries for the coming week, here are a couple of notes from Doors related happenings in the world, hopefully they'll stave off, for just a little while the coming week. John Densmore on Tour - John Densmore is back having more book signings for his " The Doors Unhinged ", this past week he was in St. Louis and Florida.
Man Shot to Death in Weho Sheriff's Station Parking Lot
A man apparently shot himself to death in the parking lot of the West Hollywood Sheriff's Station, authorities said today. Lt. J. Munson of the West Hollywood Sheriff's Station confirmed that homicide detectives and the coroner were investigating the shooting as an apparent suicide and that the deceased was a man, but she gave no further details.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The Daily Breeze
a X-Factora singer Simone Battle found dead in West Hollywood
Singer Simone Battle, who rose to fame as a finalist in the 2011 U.S. version of “X-Factor,” was found dead in her West Hollywood apartment and suicide is being investigated, investigators said today. Battle, 25, was found dead Friday morning in her West Hollywood apartment, said Lt.
Route 66 News
Developer runs into snags with Irv's Burgers structure
When a developer essentially forced out the operators of Irv's Burgers on Route 66 in West Hollywood, California, it probably thought its big problems were over. Meanwhile, the Sonia Hong family is thriving with Irv's Burgers at a new site on Route 66 in West Hollywood.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Never-Before-Seen Marilyn Monroe Photo Debuts at 'Goodbye Marilyn,' Now thru 10/12
A never-before-seen picture of iconic beauty Marilyn Monroe has been discovered in Los Angeles. The image will be unveiled at intermission of each show during the run of "Goodbye Marilyn: A Love Letter," which will enjoy its world premiere and run in Los Angeles today, September 5 through October 12. "We attempt to see beyond the celebrity and try and capture Marilyn Monroe 's humanity," Michael Phillips , the writer and director of "Goodbye Marilyn," says.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Third Person this Summer Hit by Car on WeHo's Santa Monica Blvd.
A man was hit by a car early Tuesday morning in West Hollywood, just steps from popular gay establishments like the Abbey and P.U.M.P. Lounge .
Lina in L.A. - Getting Freaky & Tiki in Hollywood
Shana Mabari's new Illumetric is a highlight of the West Hollywood skyline - or at least your Santa Monica Boulevard eyeline.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Seven Arrested at Weho DUI Checkpoint Friday
Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Traffic Services Detail conducted a DUI/DL Checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 29 as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department commitment to public safety.
Another inebriate hit by a car in Boystown
God may watch over fools and drunks, but West Hollywood is a decidedly secular place, meaning all bets are off.
'Virtual' Jim Morrison's
One of the first reactions after the Tupac Shakur hologram at Coachella in 2012 was the suggestion of a Jim Morrison hologram, and The Doors did seem to be considering it but it seems the 'reality' of a holographic Jim Morrison may have been closer than fans realize.