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The celebrity inmates of the Lincoln Heights Jail; Echo Park fixer upper going for $770,000

The celebrity inmates of the Lincoln Heights Jail; Echo Park fixer upper going for $770,000

View from Silver Lake | Ross Reyes Gangster Al Capone was among the inmates at the old Lincoln Heights Jail, now slated for redevelopment. NBC LA Will an Echo Park fixer upper with possible toxic waste, rotted roof and other problems find a buyer willing to pay $770,000? Curbed L.A. Today’s East L.A. Weather: Cool, […]

Jeanne Kelley: The Portable Feast

Jeanne Kelley: The Portable Feast

We first met Jeanne Kelley when she was asked to be a panelist for the inaugural LitFest Pasadena in Central Park, spring of 2012. At one point, we had to drop off materials at her home, a modern cement box nestled into the hillside that upon entering is a marvel. Instead of simply receiving what […]

Silver Lake to get a taste of Burmese cuisine

Silver Lake to get a taste of Burmese cuisine

SILVER LAKE — Silver Lake will be one of the few places in the Los Angeles area with a Burmese restaurant, reports Eater LA. Daw Yee Myanmar Corner is making its way from the San Gabriel Valley, and with it comes menu items such as classic tea leaf salads, noodle salads, mohinga (rice noodle and […]

Tobacco ban on Cal State, Cal Community Colleges moves forward in legislature

Tobacco ban on Cal State, Cal Community Colleges moves forward in legislature

A person dressed as a cigarette called ‘Ciggy Butts’ encourages students on the UC Berkeley campus to quit smoking.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California State University and California Community College campuses got one step closer to being tobacco-free after the state Assembly voted 41-24 yesterday to approve a tobacco ban. It would include electronic cigarettes, […]

Tobacco ban on Cal State, Cal Community Colleges moves forward in legislature

Tobacco ban on Cal State, Cal Community Colleges moves forward in legislature

A person dressed as a cigarette called ‘Ciggy Butts’ encourages students on the UC Berkeley campus to quit smoking.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California State University and California Community College campuses got one step closer to being tobacco-free after the state Assembly voted 41-24 yesterday to approve a tobacco ban. It would include electronic cigarettes, […]

Cyclist killed by suspected drunk driver in Echo Park

Cyclist killed by suspected drunk driver in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — A 27-year-old cyclist was killed this weekend in the southern section of Echo Park after being struck by an alleged drunk driver who was speeding at about 60 miles per hour on surface streets, police said. Cruz Tzoc, 22, of Los Angeles, was booked for murder. Tzoc was found to be under the […]

Tea Lovers Fest: 10 Years

Tea Lovers Fest: 10 Years

The Tea Lovers Festival is celebrating a decade of annual events at the Pacific Asia Museum on May 1. Traditional Japanese tea ceremonies, live music and a talk by the festival’s founder Kulov will augment the release of the retrospective book Tea Lovers Festival: 10 Years. “The Way of Tea.” It sounds like the anthropomorphism of […]

Martin Chalifour: The Making of a Concertmaster

Martin Chalifour: The Making of a Concertmaster

St. Edmund’s Episcopal Church celebrates its 75th anniversary on May 15 with a violin concert by and a conversation with Martin Chalifour, Principal Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Chalifour is a native of Québec, Canada. He began playing violin at the age of four and graduated from the Montreal Conservatory at the age […]

ISO a better ballot for the state Senate race

ISO a better ballot for the state Senate race

Voters cast ballots at the Multnomah County elections office.; Credit: Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images California officials have a unique problem on their hands this June: to come up with an appropriate election ballot for the Senate primary. Thirty-four candidates are in the race to replace Sen. Barbara Boxer in June, who will be retiring after two […]

Spiced Salmon with Curry Dip

Spiced Salmon with Curry Dip

Spiced Salmon with Curry Dip From the Living Luxe Gluten Free cookbook Gluten-free, Dairy-Free, Omit curry dip for Paleo-friendly prep   My father-in-law worked in hospitality. Perhaps because of that experience, or maybe because he was born with it, he had a gift for entertaining and hosted fantastic dinner parties. He made it look effortless. […]

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