Archive for ‘June, 2013’


News & Notes From East L.A. And Echo Park

News & Notes From East L.A. And Echo Park

Downtown View Between Hedges, Mt. Washington | John Sequeria/Eastsider Flickr Pool Neighbors recall the capture of “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez on their East L.A. street. Car fire awakens Echo Park residents. State Senator Kevin De Leon, who represents portions of Echo Park, Highland Park and Silver Lake, subpoenaed by U.S. Attorney. Today’s links gathered from […]

HBD Boz

HBD Boz

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the day Boz came to live with us. I think of it as his birthday. He was an adult when we got him, but we don’t know how old he is. He probably isn’t less than twelve or more than fifteen. For Boz, adoption was liberation: escape from the […]

Lost: Key chain with brass sailboat in Silver Lake

Lost: Key chain with brass sailboat in Silver Lake

I lost my keys on June 5, 2013. They were lost on Rowena Blvd, OR West Silver Lake Drive intersection by Silver Lake Blvd. There is a small brass sailboat attached to an Altadena Works keyring. There are two keys on it, one has green plastic on it. Contact thatshowyouloosethem@gmail.com. Want to publish a Lost […]

The White House takes aim at “patent trolls"

The White House takes aim at “patent trolls"

US Register Of Copyright Office Maria Pallante speaks at World Creators Summit on June 4 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for BMI The Obama administration has issued legislative recommendations in a growing debate in the world of high tech intellectual property. At the heart of the debate are “patent assertion entities” (PAE’s), […]

Chaos Chronicles 708: Book Tour Top Ten; Brad Pitt; Banana Republic; and the Tour de Oregon

Chaos Chronicles 708: Book Tour Top Ten; Brad Pitt; Banana Republic; and the Tour de Oregon

Fri, 7 June 2013 Chaos Chronicles 708: Book Tour Top Ten; Brad Pitt; Banana Republic; Tour de Oregon Lian Dolan’s weekly take on Modern Motherhood. On the show this week: Back from the East Coast Book Tour. Thanks to all those who showed up in Maplewood, Mattituck, Madison and Westport. Lian’s Book Tour Top Ten List […]

"Johnny Stecchino" opens Bulgarini summer movies Saturday

"Johnny Stecchino" opens Bulgarini summer movies Saturday

by Timothy Rutt Another sign of Altadena summer: Bulgarini Gelato is starting its Summer Movie Night tomorrow, June 8 with "Johnny Stecchino" (Johnny Toothpick) – a hilarious comedy starring Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi. Movies are always free. Dinner will be offered – by reservation only – for $13.50, which will include a homemade pasta […]

West Nile Virus found in Arcadia bird

West Nile Virus found in Arcadia bird

from the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed that a dead bird identified by a District vector ecologist was infected with West Nile virus (WNv). The bird was collected in central Arcadia southeast of Santa Anita Avenue and Duarte Road. This is the […]

Rampart Division police captain reassigned after DUI arrest

Rampart Division police captain reassigned after DUI arrest

Capt. Steve Ruiz/LAPD Captain Steve Ruiz has been reassigned to other duties in the wake of his  May 30 arrest on suspicion of drunk driving, L.A. Now reports. It’s not clear who is now in charge of the Rampart Division, which includes the portions of Echo Park and Silver Lake south of Sunset Boulevard. An […]

Filmweek: The Internship, The Purge, Rapture-Palooza and more

Filmweek: The Internship, The Purge, Rapture-Palooza and more

(L-R) Actor Owen Wilson, Lorraine Twohill, VP Marketing, Google, and actor Vince Vaughn are seen at “The Internship” Googler Premiere on May 30, 2013 in San Francisco, California.; Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for 20th Century Fo Larry and KPCC critics Tim Cogshell and Andy Klein review this week’s releases, including The Internship, The Purge, Rapture-Palooza […]

The Weekend Go Go: Puppet Takeover, Jubilation, A Lot of Wine

The Weekend Go Go: Puppet Takeover, Jubilation, A Lot of Wine

Maybe it’s the end of school, maybe it’s the approach of summer but this weekend is all about festivals. Read on for the best places to fest. Puppet Regime It’s unclear when marionettes and sock people inhabited Northeast Los Angeles in the first place — or what cruel conqueror drove them from their  homes along […]

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