Archive for ‘August, 2016’


‘Ocean’s Eight’ continues the trend of remaking franchises with all female casts

‘Ocean’s Eight’ continues the trend of remaking franchises with all female casts

Actress Sandra Bullock speaks onstage during the Women In Film 2015 Crystal + Lucy Awards on June 16, 2015 in Century City, California. ; Credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Women In Film The Ocean’s franchise is back, but it’s no longer a boys’ club. Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett are confirmed for Ocean’s Eight, a […]

South of Huntington

South of Huntington

Check out the neighborhoods south of Huntington When I first moved to South Pasadena, I thought the city’s southernmost border was Huntington Drive.  It’s a logical assumption: Huntington is a major thoroughfare.  It seems like some kind of line of demarcation. As it turns out, the corner of Huntington and Fair Oaks was once the […]

Sexual predator commits more crimes after East Hollywood & Echo Park assaults

Sexual predator commits more crimes after East Hollywood & Echo Park assaults

Surveillance photo of suspect | LAPD A man who assaulted women in their apartments in East Hollywood and Echo Park earlier this month has been involved in six additional incidents since then despite widely circulated surveillance videos and heightened efforts by police to capture the suspect, who has been seen armed with a knife. Today, […]

Could you pass a citizenship test?

Could you pass a citizenship test?

Republican candidate for President Donald Trump holds a campaign event at the Kilcawley Center at Youngstown State University on August 15, 2016 in Youngstown, Ohio. In his address, Trump laid out his foreign policy vision for America, including an “ideological screening test” for Muslim immigrants. ; Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Donald Trump was challenged Monday […]

Reward offered for suspect in attempted rape and assaults in Echo Park & East Hollywood

Reward offered for suspect in attempted rape and assaults in Echo Park & East Hollywood

Police earlier this month released a surveillance video in hopes of capturing a sexual predator-prowler responsible for assaulting women in their apartments in Echo Park and East Hollywood. But the suspect, who wore a t-shirt featuring the image of the Virgin Mary, remains on the loose. That has prompted officials to offer a $35,000 reward […]

AirTalk politics 2016: More Clinton email fallout, Paul Manafort’s alleged ties to Russia, and the truthiness of Trump

AirTalk politics 2016: More Clinton email fallout, Paul Manafort’s alleged ties to Russia, and the truthiness of Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a placard while addressing supporters during a campaign rally at Silver Spurs Arena, inside the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida.; Credit: GREGG NEWTON/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable will preview the week ahead on the campaign trail and take a look at the history of Donald Trump’s […]

Lost in Silver Lake: Golden Retriever

Lost in Silver Lake: Golden Retriever

My 2 year old male golden retriever apparently escaped from my yard on the evening of August 13. He has a black leather .collar but no tag. He is a very recent rescue, so he doesn’t quite know his name yet. He’ll answer to a whistle, and maybe to the name Oski. Contact: 213-503-7931 Want […]

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman

Sponsored Post 1664 Maltman Ave | $1,275,000 | Property Website The August House, 1913, Historic-Cultural Monument #699. A unique opportunity to own a piece of LA history. Who hasn’t driven by this iconic Asian-style Craftsman on the corner of Effie in Silver Lake at some time. With its wraparound porch and period details, this 4BR/2BA […]

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman

For Sale: Historic Silver Lake Craftsman

Sponsored Post 1664 Maltman Ave | $1,275,000 | Property Website The August House, 1913, Historic-Cultural Monument #699. A unique opportunity to own a piece of LA history. Who hasn’t driven by this iconic Asian-style Craftsman on the corner of Effie in Silver Lake at some time. With its wraparound porch and period details, this 4BR/2BA […]

What you need to know about the air you’re breathing

What you need to know about the air you’re breathing

The downtown skyline is enveloped in smog shortly before sunset on November 17, 2006 in Los Angeles.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Angelenos who’ve lived in the area for many years probably remember the “smog days” of the ‘70s and ‘80s, when air quality was a regular topic of discussion. Now, unless there’s a wildfire, the […]

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