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The deadline approaches: how likely is a government shutdown and what would it mean for CA?

The deadline approaches: how likely is a government shutdown and what would it mean for CA?

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) answers questions on the possibility of a government shutdown at the U.S. Capitol on January 18, 2018 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® Republicans and Democrats continue talks on a short-term funding measure as the Friday government shutdown deadline approaches. The House is planning to vote […]

Air quality regulators considering proposal to ban or reduce risk of toxic chemical at Torrance, Wilmington oil refineries

Air quality regulators considering proposal to ban or reduce risk of toxic chemical at Torrance, Wilmington oil refineries

A man works on his car in front of his home which is located near an oil refinery (background) in Wilmington, California on August 9, 2008.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The South Coast Air Quality Management District is expected to meet with representatives from the Torrance and Wilmington petroleum refineries on Saturday to discuss […]

Mixed Company in Silver Lake out of business after 10 months

Mixed Company in Silver Lake out of business after 10 months

SILVER LAKE – After an ambitious build-out that lasted more than a year – and only 10 short months in business – Mixed Company on Sunset Boulevard has shut its doors for good. The restaurant announced the closure on its web site, but did not offer an explanation. “The reasons are several and none of […]

Mixed Company in Silver Lake out of business after 10 months

Mixed Company in Silver Lake out of business after 10 months

SILVER LAKE – After an ambitious build-out that lasted more than a year – and only 10 short months in business – Mixed Company on Sunset Boulevard has shut its doors for good. The restaurant announced the closure on its web site, but did not offer an explanation. “The reasons are several and none of […]

Silver Lake Thai restaurant once showcased by Jonathan Gold shutting down

Silver Lake Thai restaurant once showcased by Jonathan Gold  shutting down

SILVER LAKE — Mae Ploy, a neighborhood Thai restaurant that once won praise from influential restaurant critic Jonathan Gold,  is preparing to close its doors at the end of the month after more than a quarter century of serving up noodles, curries, spicy soups and other favorites. A notice posted on the front door of […]

Hawaii missile alert fail: What went wrong and how to respond to future alerts?

Hawaii missile alert fail: What went wrong and how to respond to future alerts?

A morning view of the city of Honolulu, Hawaii is seen on January 13, 2018. Social media ignited on after apparent screenshots of cell phone emergency alerts warning of a “ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii” began circulating, which US officials quickly dismissed as “false.”; Credit: EUGENE TANNER/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® On Saturday, Hawaii residents woke […]

Echo Park’s million-square-foot neighbor; Playboy Atwater Village studios sold; Goodbye, John Aaroe

Echo Park’s million-square-foot neighbor; Playboy Atwater Village studios sold; Goodbye, John Aaroe

A Roundup of Eastside  Real Estate and Development News Welcome to the first issue of Real Estate Monday, a digest about Eastside real estate news, development and people. In this week’s issue:  A 49-story skyscraper is literally the high point of a massive development proposed for the eastern edge of Echo Park.  Comedian Chris Hardwick […]

Vroman’s Bookstore Presents An Evening with DEEPAK CHOPRA!

Vroman’s Bookstore Presents An Evening with DEEPAK CHOPRA!

We are so excited to be hosting Deepark Chopra! He will be discussing his brand new book, The Healing Self. Tickets are still available and they can be found on Eventbrite. Pick up yours HERE. Read the Full Story at Vroman’s Blog

One dead in El Sereno officer-involved shooting

One dead in El Sereno officer-involved shooting

El SERENO — Police fatally shot one person this morning in the 3400 block of Amethyst Street, the LAPD said. The shooting took place after officers responded to a call at 6:30 a.m. about two persons — one of them armed with a gun — on Amethyst, police said. An officer-involved shooting took place but […]

Fire strikes Highland Park area church; Boyle Heights suspect runs across rooftops; MLK Day closures

Fire strikes Highland Park area church; Boyle Heights suspect runs across rooftops; MLK Day closures

Church Fire: Firefighters quickly put out a blaze early this morning in the 129-year-old Church of the Angels on the border of Pasadena and Highland Park. In addition to fire and smoke damage, there were also signs of vandalism inside the historic Episcopalian church at 1100 N. Avenue 64. The church is located on the […]

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