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Should people who post offensive material online be publicly shamed?

Should people who post offensive material online be publicly shamed?

A Blackberry phone user accesses micro-blogging site Twitter. Credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images The Internet has made it increasingly easy for people to express themselves. Getting online has never been easier – users young and old can update statuses on social networking sites from their smartphones, publish a blog post on WordPress and promote it all […]

The Weekend Go Go: Arroyo Arts Collective 20th Annual Discovery Tour + Ms. Go Go Regrets

The Weekend Go Go:  Arroyo Arts Collective 20th Annual Discovery Tour + Ms. Go Go Regrets

Go Go’ers, this weekend is the official calm before the holiday storm.  What’s the best way to soothe your already-turkey-stressed soul?  Seeing  beautiful, beautiful art! It’s also the perfect insider L.A. activity to entertain visiting art fans as well as  (too) early-in-town Lookie Lou relatives. You may have one or two of those. Over 100 NELA artists […]

Another form of Craftsman style

Another form of Craftsman style

I have no idea what job is done using these tools.  I have a feeling the person using them must be immensely efficient and is pretty darn creative.  

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Test 4 Instagram

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Filmweek: Anna Karenina, Silver Linings Playbook, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2 and more

Filmweek: Anna Karenina, Silver Linings Playbook, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2 and more

(L-R) Alicia Vikander, Keira Knightley, Joe Wright and Domhnall Gleeson attend the “Anna Karenina” New York Special Screening at Florence Gould Hall on November 7, 2012 in New York City. Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Claudia Puig and Henry Sheehan to review the week’s new film releases including Anna […]

Little Next Door

Little Next Door

WHY Rustic pastries and breads complement the pâtés and terrines, jewel-like salads, imaginative sandwiches and savory tarts. WHAT Gold-framed mirrors, cobalt-blue walls and a marble bar give this Parisian-style shop/café a glamorous atmosphere. Carefully chosen beers and wines, foodie gifts and house-made jams round out the collection of spiffy eat-in or takeout dishes. WHO French […]

Southwest circuit/Four Corners and a desert surprise

Southwest circuit/Four Corners and a desert surprise

To stand on the one spot where four states’ boundaries touch, is a cool thing.   There is something mildly seductive about the idea.  I’m sure it’s found on many a bucket list.   While it wasn’t on Ralph’s bucket list, he did seem to enjoy it. As did James. It was a long drive […]

Kindle Paperwhite Product Review: A Good Little Device for Readers on the Run

Kindle Paperwhite Product Review: A Good Little Device for Readers on the Run

Yes, I made the leap to an e-reader! At least for a little bit. As part of the Viewpoints Blogger Review Panel, a new Kindle Paperwhite arrived at my door about a month ago. As an e-reader newbie, I was pretty intimidated. But as a writer, I knew I had to at least give the […]

Head Trip

Head Trip

The blue tile caught my eye when I took this photo some months ago. (I haven’t been out much lately.) This is the exterior of the Head Trip Salon and Boutique at 16 E. Bellevue Drive. I’m not sure what they sell in the boutique, but it looks like cute clothes. We’re south of the […]

Breaking: night rescue underway

Breaking: night rescue underway

by Timothy Rutt As of about 7 PM: the Altadena Sheriff’s Station reports that an LA County Fire helicopter is causing that noise on the east side. Per scanner, they’ve plucked four people off the hillside and will take them to Farnsworth Park. UPDATE: The Altadena Sheriff Station issued this press release tonight: On November […]

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