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World leaders look for a diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis

World leaders look for a diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis

US Secretary of State John Kerry and EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton speak during a press conference at the Intercontinental hotel on April 17, 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. Leaders from EU, US, Ukraine and Russia are meeting today in Geneva to deescalate the crisis in Ukraine and to find a political solution. ; Credit: […]

Captain America, where are you? Superheroes needed to recover stolen Eagle Rock comic books collection

Captain America, where are you? Superheroes needed to recover stolen Eagle Rock comic books collection

EAGLE ROCK — Writer and teacher Adam Rose has been collecting comic books for 30 years, amassing 8,000 books that were stored in 14 white boxes in the garage of his Eagle Rock home. But earlier this month, as his family had gathered to celebrate his 40th birthday, Rose was up at 6 a.m. to walk his […]

News & Notes: El Sereno, Highland Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes: El Sereno, Highland Park & Silver Lake

Pretty Plumage, Echo Park | Carlin Davis/Instargram The El Sereno man behind the Eastside bike club. The life and legacy of artist Mike Kelley, whose studio was located in Highland Park, now on exhibit at MOCA.  Silver Lake estate up for sale at $3.75 million. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Does science disprove god?

Does science disprove god?

Amir Aczel’s new book “Why Science Does Not Disprove God” (William Morrow, 2014). Can a belief in science and God coexist? Thinkers such as Richard Dawkins, the late Christopher Hitchens, and Lawrence Krauss, have vehemently argued that breakthroughs in modern science have irrefutably proven that God does not exist. Now, respected science journalist Amir Aczel […]

Storefront Report: Starbucks brewing up its first free-standing Boyle Heights store

Storefront Report: Starbucks brewing up its first free-standing Boyle Heights store

BOYLE HEIGHTS — The plans to remake the Sears store at Olympic Boulevard and Soto Street into an upscale residential and commercial center is perhaps the most dramatic example of the changes in store for the neighborhood. But just across the street from the Art Deco landmark is a smaller but more immediate example of […]

Reading to a Friend

Reading to a Friend

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Are parents too involved in their kids’ educations?

Are parents too involved in their kids’ educations?

A pupil holds the hand of her mother in the courtyard of Jean Mermoz school on September 4, 2012 prior enter in his classroom for an early start of the new school year in Marseille, southern France. ; Credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images The conventional wisdom holds that children who have very involved parents do better […]

Why are doctors so unhappy with the medical profession?

Why are doctors so unhappy with the medical profession?

How will doctor satisfaction be impacted by the Affordable Care Act?; Credit: Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr Creative Commons Medicine has long been a popular career path for the best and brightest students, but most U.S. doctors today are unhappy in their jobs—and 90 percent are unwilling to recommend the healthcare profession to others. […]

Eastside Property: Silver Lake office building site for sale

Eastside Property:  Silver Lake office building site for sale

Rendering from LoopNet.com SILVER LAKE — There have not been many new commercial structures built on the north end of Silver Lake in recent years- unless you count the car wash at Glendale Boulevard and Fletcher Drive.  Work did begin last year on a  three-story office building at the corner of  Glendale Boulevard and Rowena […]

The Weekend Go Go: Holi Circus, Beer Float Trip, Brokechella + More

The Weekend Go Go: Holi Circus, Beer Float Trip, Brokechella + More

Stuck in town? Staycationing? Hosting out-of-towners hell-bent on experiencing the “real” Los Angeles? Relax.  The three-day weekend has no shortage of multi-age fun to assuage/amuse/impress. You’re good to Go Go. Color Me Circus Here’s the problem with most circus-y shows. There’s a lot going on but you’re just sitting there. As of Friday, that’s about […]

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