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Eastside Saturday: Silver Lake songwriter’s workshop; Echo Park music & craft fest; Atwater Village animal rescue fundraiser

Eastside Saturday: Silver Lake songwriter’s workshop; Echo Park music & craft fest; Atwater Village animal rescue fundraiser

Saturday, July 21 Here are some of today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: A Songwriter Group Workshop in Silver Lake will provide useful feedback from an instructor and songwriters of all different levels. Wild Riot’s Summer Sessions in Echo Park will feature work from more than 40 artists […]

The good news? Air travel is booming. The bad news? There aren’t enough pilots to handle it

The good news? Air travel is booming. The bad news? There aren’t enough pilots to handle it

Pilots are pose inside the cockpit of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 as Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Qatar Airways and Air Italy celebrate the delivery of their first 737 MAX in Everett, Washington on May 11, 2018. ; Credit: JASON REDMOND/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® With air travel expected to double over the next 20 years, there’s no […]

Echo Park is gaining a sake bar but losing an ice cream shop; Silver Lake’s soft sheet addition; sweets in Los Feliz

Echo Park is gaining a sake bar but losing an ice cream shop; Silver Lake’s soft sheet addition; sweets in Los Feliz

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Looks like the team that brought izakaya infused Tsubsaki in Echo Park are gearing up for another project, Eater LA reports. It’s a sake bar named Ototo and it’ll be right next to Tsubsaki in the coming months. Owners Courtney Kaplan and chef Charles Namba originally planned to occupy the former salon […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 21 to 27

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 21 to 27

Here are events scheduled Saturday, July 21, to Friday, July 27. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Third@First concert series presents Piano Spectacular! with pianists Paul Floyd and Junko Ueno Garrett Saturday, July 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. at […]

Rising sea levels may jeopardize internet infrastructure

Rising sea levels may jeopardize internet infrastructure

Florida Coast Line; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images AirTalk® The internet may feel immaterial or even magical, but behind each tweet, ‘like’ and email is a network of data centers and stretches of underground cables — and rising sea levels may put some of that coastal hardware in jeopardy. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which […]

The Beach Bus rides again between East L.A. and Santa Monica

The Beach Bus rides again between East L.A. and Santa Monica

Ludys and son Christian are Beach Bus regulars By BARRY LANK East Los Angeles  — The beach bus is rolling again between East L.A. and Santa Monica this summer. Every Friday at 10 am  until Sept. 3, a bus paid for by the County Department of Public Works picks up passengers at City Terrace Park and […]

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims to avoid liability. We discuss the legal grounds and backlash

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims to avoid liability. We discuss the legal grounds and backlash

After the marquees on the Las Vegas Strip went dark for 11 minutes, a tribute message for the victims of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival is displayed on the marquee of MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, on October 8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® MGM Resorts International has […]

Figueroa auto repair shops give way to new Highland Park development

Figueroa auto repair shops give way to new Highland Park development

The former Abdul’s Auto Care under renovation By BARRY LANK Highland Park  — Turning auto repair and body shops into offices, restaurants or shops could be a trend along Figueroa Street. Two such projects are already underway, and one of the developers says there will probably be more conversions on the neighborhood’s main street. Local […]

After bar altercation between Proud Boys and Democratic Socialists of America-LA, how should bar owners and restaurateurs handle similar incidents?

After bar altercation between Proud Boys and Democratic Socialists of America-LA, how should bar owners and restaurateurs handle similar incidents?

A still from a video posted on Twitter captured part of a confrontation between Proud Boys and Defend North East Los Angeles. AirTalk® On Saturday night, a group of Proud Boys — self-described “western chauvinists” from a fraternal order of men who “refuse to apologize for creating the modern world” — gathered at The Griffin, […]

Atwater Village 2BR/2BA with Two Amazing Bonus Spaces

Atwater Village 2BR/2BA with Two Amazing Bonus Spaces

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