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For Rent: Fascinatingly unique Mid-Century Unit! Upper corner with patio & garage!

For Rent: Fascinatingly unique Mid-Century Unit! Upper corner with patio & garage!

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings Bellota Way and Roble Vista Dr | $2,190 | Property Website ** You have time to give a 30 day notice! Move-in ready, April 1st! ** Let’s start with location…With a quick drive-by, you may miss this gem; it’s nestled on a hidden street off of Los Feliz Blvd, super […]

White House readies request for War powers from Congress

White House readies request for War powers from Congress

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast February 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama reportedly spoke about groups like ISIS distorting religion and calling the Islamic terror group a “death cult.” ; Credit: Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images Within 24 hours, President Barack Obama is expected to ask Congressional lawmakers for authorization of use […]

Silver Lake furniture store moves out, taggers move in

Silver Lake furniture store moves out, taggers move in

Tagging attracted the attention of passersby this weekend SILVER LAKE — The Sunset Boulevard building that once housed Living Room, a furniture store that moved out in the face of a steep rent increase, has been leased to new tenants.  But before those newcomers arrive, the taggers have moved in, covering the building’s brown exterior, […]

Monday Staff Recommendations for you!

Monday Staff Recommendations for you!

Starting a new Monday tradition…Monday Staff Recommends where I’ll put a few suggestion up for people that are looking for their next read. Like the suggestion? Follow the link on the person name to see a list of all their recommendations!  Love History?  An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz This is […]

Bangers & Mash, anyone? Echo Park gets it’s first taste of a new British pub

Bangers & Mash, anyone?  Echo Park gets  it’s first taste of a new British pub

ECHO PARK —  Do British pubs usually have valet stands out front and serve salads with goat cheese? Perhaps not but when your 6,000 miles away from the British Isles, you probably have to be flexible and adapt to local customs and tastes. In this case,  The Lost Knight -“A British Pub,” according to the […]

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

An ‘Amber Alert’ sign over I-85 North in metro-Atlanta alerts the public to keep an eye out for a 1994 blue Chevy pickup truck thought to have been stolen by murder suspect Brian Nichols. March 12, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia.; Credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images Tomorrow, L.A. City Councillors will vote on expanding alerts for severe […]

Groove

Groove

It’s on the boulevard, Eagle Rock Boulevard, which has corners of interest, spots of attraction, but is no Old Pasadena or South Lake Avenue, which can name drop and present a thriving front. But Eagle Rock seems to breathe easier, be casual and intriguing without trying. It’s a place to find hidden treasures and favorite […]

Have a Heart

Have a Heart

Valentine’s pronounce one’s heartfelt emotional love. They are purposefully sentimental and are often cute, sappy, silly, and adorable. But, as we know, we don’t love with the “hollow muscular organ that pumps blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation” and our hearts are not heart-shaped. Kidspace presents Have a Heart Weekend, “celebrating […]

The 3rd L.A. Project: Conversation, Discussion, Debate

The 3rd L.A. Project: Conversation, Discussion, Debate

“We need to create bridges—east-west, cross-cultural, cross-class. There are few existing platforms for discussing Los Angeles, the collective idea of the city,” says President of Occidental College Jonathan Veitch. To launch and propel this desire, Occidental College is hosting conversations, which will be directed by Christopher Hawthorne—Professor of Practice in the Urban & Environmental Policy […]

Patricia Schultz & Her 1,000 Places at Distant Lands

Patricia Schultz & Her 1,000 Places at Distant Lands

The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only one page. —St. Augustine of Hippo Patricia Schults, author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die first heard “the siren call” of travel and discovery at the age of four. After college, she made a beeline for the first outgoing flight, […]

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