Archive for ‘September, 2016’


LAPD chief defends officers in fatal shootings: ‘nothing else they could do’

LAPD chief defends officers in fatal shootings: ‘nothing else they could do’

File: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck addresses the media at Police Headquarters in Los Angeles.; Credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images A day after the city’s police commission ruled two officers were out of policy in a police shooting  near downtown, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said there was nothing else the officers could have done.  […]

LAPD chief defends officers in fatal shootings: ‘nothing else they could do’

LAPD chief defends officers in fatal shootings: ‘nothing else they could do’

File: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck addresses the media at Police Headquarters in Los Angeles.; Credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images A day after the city’s police commission ruled two officers were out of policy in a police shooting  near downtown, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said there was nothing else the officers could have done.  […]

“We want you to get out of our neighborhood” — Anti-gentrification demonstrators take to the streets during Boyle Heights art openings

“We want you to get out of our neighborhood” — Anti-gentrification demonstrators take to the streets during Boyle Heights art openings

BOYLE HEIGHTS —  Art lovers and patrons descended on Anderson Street and Mission Road last Saturday for exhibition openings at several new galleries that have popped up in the industrial lowlands of Boyle Heights.  But as the art crowd gathered inside brightly illuminated galleries,  protesters marched outside on darkened streets, banging on gallery windows and […]

A Nation Engaged: Economic opportunity in Southern California

A Nation Engaged: Economic opportunity in Southern California

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at a rally at John Marshall High School on August 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.; Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Tensions are rising this election season over economic opportunity in the U.S. As part of this ongoing conversation, AirTalk joins NPR’s collaborative series, A Nation Engaged, to ask […]

Price cuts for East L.A. 2-bedroom; Monterey Hills condo; Silver Lake Traditional

Price cuts for East L.A. 2-bedroom; Monterey Hills condo; Silver Lake Traditional

Prices on more than three dozen homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: East L.A.: Price drops $15,000 for a 2-bedroom on a corner lot. Seller will also give buyer a $2,000 allowance for flooring, paint or other small upgrades. […]

Poll: Sacrosanct? Petition to get In-N-Out to carry veggie burgers grows

Poll: Sacrosanct? Petition to get In-N-Out to carry veggie burgers grows

In-N-Out Burgers are served at the John Varvatos 13th Annual Stuart House benefit presented by Chrysler with Kids’ Tent by Hasbro Studios at John Varvatos Boutique on April 17, 2016.; Credit: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for John Varvatos A petition started last week on change.org calls for the Irvine-based chain to stop “letting its fans down […]

Those would be raindrops, in case you forgot

Those would be raindrops, in case you forgot

Photo by Martin Cox ECHO PARK — It was not exactly a downpour but any rainfall – or a few drops, in this case –  is welcome in a time of drought. Martin Cox snapped a photo during a light shower this afternoon at Echo Park Lake. Enjoy it while you can. More Echo Park stories Got […]

Bell Epoque

Bell Epoque

Now that the 2016-17 academic year is well underway, I thought I’d let you in on a little South Pas school history… This gorgeous bronze bell was cast in 1889. It was the original bell for South Pasadena’s Center Street School — the first school in the city. In 1928, the bell was installed in […]

Late-night TV’s role in the presidential elections

Late-night TV’s role in the presidential elections

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 28: Jimmy Fallon hosts “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” at Rockefeller Center on January 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images); Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images In true late-night tradition, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were guests last week on “The Tonight Show.” During the […]

Scenes and Sightings from Atwater Village

Scenes and Sightings from Atwater Village

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Atwater Village. #orangewednesday #poppy #flowerpower #sunset #losangeles A photo posted by Jason Bethel (@bethelmania) on Sep 14, 2016 at 9:05pm PDT Posted on Glendale Ave and Eldenhurst Ave. #SaenzSigns #tomhanks #sully #captainphillips #bridgeofspies #disney #waltdisney #movies #oldman A photo posted by #saenzsigns (@saenzsigns) on Sep 16, 2016 at […]

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