Archive for ‘November, 2013’


Snow forecast closes mountain roads

Snow forecast closes mountain roads

by Timothy Rutt Angeles Forest Highway and Upper Big Tujunga Road will closed until further notice, based on the forecast of snow and icy road conditions. The Los Angeles County Public Works Department said iin a release that it will close access to the Angeles Forest Highway between Aliso Canyon Road and Upper Big Tujunga […]

Filmweek: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Philomena, Delivery Man and more

Filmweek: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Philomena, Delivery Man and more

Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, and Jennifer Lawrence attend the “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” New York Premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on November 20, 2013 in New York City. ; Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Larry is joined by KPCC critics Claudia Puig and Alynda Wheat to review this week’s releases, including The Hunger Games, Philomena, […]

Chaos Chronicles 803: LA Auto Show, Sleepy Hollow, Catching Fire & Bridget Jones and Thanksgiving To Do List

Chaos Chronicles 803: LA Auto Show, Sleepy Hollow, Catching Fire & Bridget Jones and Thanksgiving To Do List

New Chaos Chronicles Podcast! Modern Motherhood with a Laugh. On Today’s Show: Take My Son to Work Day: Brookes of fasterequalsbetter.com and Usain Bolt at the LA Auto Show. The LA Auto Show! or Take Your Son to Work Day! There’s a first for everything and ,this time, it’s a mother-son press event. Lian Pop […]

Storefront Report: Makeover may have failed to save a Silver Lake restaurant

Storefront Report: Makeover may have failed to save a Silver Lake restaurant

After a weeks-long closure and renovation this summer, Dusty’s Bistro reopened in July with new decor – described by Eater L.A. as “faux rustic bistro” – and new menu items.  But the makeover generated mixed reviews from customers of  the restaurant, which anchors a corner of shops at Sunset Boulevard and Descanso Drive.  This weekend, […]

The Weekend Go Go: Argentina New Cinema, Eat to the Beat, Discovery Art Tour

The Weekend Go Go: Argentina New Cinema, Eat to  the Beat, Discovery Art Tour

This weekend is all about taking a breather before the cranberry sauce countdown begins and the wild rumpus of relatives starts. And if the rumpus has erupted, think of the following events as the perfect alt-intro to L.A. No tourist cooties for you.  Guaranteed. Everything but the Bodyguards Dilemma: The Starstruck Sister Solution: A Hollywood […]

Before the White House, there was ‘JFK in the Senate’

Before the White House, there was ‘JFK in the Senate’

1962: US statesman John F Kennedy, 35th president of the USA, making a speech. ; Credit: Central Press/Getty Images Before John F. Kennedy became one of the most famous residents of the White House he spent his formative political years as the senator from Massachusetts. Connections Kennedy made on a special Senate panel to identify […]

Echo Park Lake boathouse gets whitewashed

Echo Park Lake boathouse gets whitewashed

Painters covering the the boathouse’s bronze paint with white primer A crew of city painters today began the job of repainting the Echo Park Lake Boathouse into what’s considered a more historically-appropriate color: Navajo White.  The new color-scheme comes only about two years after the landmark boathouse, built in 1933, was painted a bold shade of […]

Inside the United Nations Climate Change Conference

Inside the United Nations Climate Change Conference

When Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded on Earth, struck the Philippines Nov. 8, 2013, it tore a wide swath of destruction across large parts of the island nation. Image Credit: ASI/NASA/JPL-Caltech Over on My Big Fat Planet, Carmen Boening, a scientist in the Climate Physics Group at NASA’s Jet […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, East L.A. And Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, East L.A. And Highland Park

Lina’s Nails, Lincoln Heights | Steve5150/Instagram Boyle Heights Sears property sells for $29 million. $10,000 reward offered to help catch Highland Park post office burglars. Boyle Heights handyman charged with kidnapping and molesting three-year-old girl. 50,000-pound grease-hauling truck takes a spill on East L.A. freeway. The Eastsider welcomes NELA Homes as a new advertising sponsor. […]

Waldorf School Elves’ Faire returns Saturday, Nov. 23

Waldorf School Elves’ Faire returns Saturday, Nov. 23

by TImothy Rutt The Pasadena Waldorf School’s 28th Annual Elves’ Faire is only a few days away: Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 AM-4 PM, rain or shine. This popular community event, attended by thousands evey year from all over greater Los Angeles, brings music, feasting, crafting, holiday shopping and medieval-style contests and games for children […]

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