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State agencies released a draft of permanent regulations for legal marijuana in CA, a check-in on the industry

State agencies released a draft of permanent regulations for legal marijuana in CA, a check-in on the industry

A budtender displays cannabis at the Higher Path medical marijuana dispensary in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, California, December 27, 2017.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® For the last seven months that California’s recreational marijuana industry has been officially legal, growers, manufacturers and retailers have been operating under emergency regulations, the most […]

Eastside Monday: Mindfulness coloring class in Boyle Heights; singer-songwriter Johanna Samuel at The Bootleg; Plum LA in Echo Park

Eastside Monday:  Mindfulness coloring class in Boyle Heights; singer-songwriter Johanna Samuel at The Bootleg; Plum LA in Echo Park

Monday, July 15 Here are today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar and some bonus events to consider: Reduce stress by taking a Mindfulness Coloring lesson at the Benjamin Franklin Library in Boyle Heights Singer-songwriter Johanna Samuels performs as part of the Monday residency program at the Bootleg Theater Stories Books & Cafe in Echo Park hosts […]

Montecito Heights cleans up

Montecito Heights cleans up

Freeway overpass bridge freshly painted | Martha Benedict Montecito Heights —  Tagging was painted over and bags of trash, mattresses and auto parts were hauled away today as part of a community cleanup sponsored by the Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council and the Montecito Heights Improvement Association. The cleanup included the pedestrian bridge over the Arroyo Seco […]

Eastside Saturday: L.A. River tour; Lotus Festival opening day; Silver Lake Flea at night

Eastside Saturday: L.A. River tour; Lotus Festival opening day; Silver Lake Flea at night

Saturday, July 14 Here are some of today’s highlights from our Eastside Events Calendar, Weekend Picks and some bonus events to consider: The Friends of the L.A. River will host a yoga class, a guided nature tour and a slow bike ride along the river as part of as part of monthly events at Lewis MacAdams Riverfront […]

What to make of Justice Dept. announcement of indictment of 12 Russian military officers for conspiring to interfere in 2016 election

What to make of Justice Dept. announcement of indictment of 12 Russian military officers for conspiring to interfere in 2016 election

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (C) holds a news conference at the Department of Justice July 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk® The Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election. The indictments were announced Friday by Deputy Attorney […]

Eastside’s elevated elote; Flounce Vintage saying goodbye to Virgil Village; HP’s La Abeja keeps its buzz

Eastside’s elevated elote; Flounce Vintage saying goodbye to Virgil Village; HP’s La Abeja keeps its buzz

Esquites dish| Courtesy Salazar Shopper & Diner Report BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Two Eastside chefs have elevated elote, or Mexican corn-on-the-cob, to become a staple summer dish that goes beyond the traditional street vendor version served with tajin, mayonnaise, butter and Parmesan cheese. Take for instance, Salazar executive chef Johnathan Aviles’ esquites dish, or corn-off-the cob. […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 14 to 20

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 14 to 20

Here are events scheduled Saturday, July 14, to Friday, July 20. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Sri Lanka Day festival and parade Saturday, July 14, from noon to 10 p.m. in Centennial Square in front of Pasadena City Hall […]

As DOJ reopens 1955 lynching case of Emmett Till, we examine its historical significance

As DOJ reopens 1955 lynching case of Emmett Till, we examine its historical significance

A plaque marks the gravesite of Emmett Till at Burr Oak Cemetery May 4, 2005 in Aslip, Illinois. The FBI is considering exhuming the body of Till, whose unsolved 1955 murder in Money, Mississippi, after whistling at a white woman helped spark the U.S. civil rights movement. ; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images AirTalk® The federal […]

Weekend Open Houses: Eagle Rock cottage; Glassell Park modern; Echo Park townhome

Weekend Open Houses: Eagle Rock cottage; Glassell Park modern; Echo Park townhome

Search our sponsored Open House Calendar listings below or click on the neighborhood links for more properties. Atwater Village Area Boyle Heights Area Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mount Washington Area Eagle Rock Area East Los Angeles Area Echo Park Area El Sereno Area Elysian Valley, Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights Area Highland Park & […]

Mental health experts diagnose and dissect WHO’s designation of compulsive sexual behavior as a mental health disorder

Mental health experts diagnose and dissect WHO’s designation of compulsive sexual behavior as a mental health disorder

World Health Organization Director-General is seen behind a sign of the WHO during the opening day of the World Health Assembly on May 21, 2018 in Geneva.; Credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® In its June update of its official International Classification of Diseases list (ICD-11), the World Health Organization (WHO) grabbed headlines for its classification […]

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