Archive for ‘June, 2017’


Trump fires back on Mueller’s Russia investigation

Trump fires back on Mueller’s Russia investigation

As the nation’s capital is still dealing with yesterday’s shootings at a GOP baseball practice in suburban D.C., President Trump is lashing out at the investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk® As the nation’s capital is still dealing with yesterday’s shootings at a GOP baseball practice in suburban D.C., […]

Sports round-up: A new stadium for the Clippers, UFC fighter steps into boxing ring

Sports round-up: A new stadium for the Clippers, UFC fighter steps into boxing ring

DeAndre Jordan #6, Chris Paul #3 and Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers gather during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center on December 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Harry How/Getty Images AirTalk® Looks like the Clippers are trying to step out from the Laker’s shadow. The L.A. […]

Eagle Rock woman serves on L.A. Police Commission while advocating for youths and families

Eagle Rock woman serves on L.A. Police Commission while advocating for youths and families

By PAMELA AVILA Sandra Figueroa-Villa is perhaps most well known for serving on the high-profile Los Angeles Police Commission. But the appointment of the Eagle Rock resident to the closely watched commission in 2013 comes after spending more than 40 years trying to improve communities. Born and raised in South Los Angeles, Figueroa-Villa began her […]

Eagle Rock woman serves on L.A. Police Commission while advocating for youths and families

Eagle Rock woman serves on L.A. Police Commission while advocating for youths and families

By PAMELA AVILA Sandra Figueroa-Villa is perhaps most well known for serving on the high-profile Los Angeles Police Commission. But the appointment of the Eagle Rock resident to the closely watched commission in 2013 comes after spending more than 40 years trying to improve communities. Born and raised in South Los Angeles, Figueroa-Villa began her […]

Next steps for Senate Intel Committee following AG Sessions’ testimony

Next steps for Senate Intel Committee following AG Sessions’ testimony

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill June 13, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk® During his nearly three hour hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was indignant and even defiant at times as members of the Senate Intelligence Committee grilled him with […]

Next steps for Senate Intel Committee following AG Sessions’ testimony

Next steps for Senate Intel Committee following AG Sessions’ testimony

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill June 13, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk® During his nearly three hour hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was indignant and even defiant at times as members of the Senate Intelligence Committee grilled him with […]

Updating the current status of the Cadiz water project

Updating the current status of the Cadiz water project

The Cadiz Valley Water Project would pump groundwater from an aquifer in the Mojave Desert.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® The Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project has been in the works for decades, and was recently revitalized after the Trump administration rescinded a policy memorandum that prevented Cadiz, Inc, the company overseeing […]

Price cuts on East L.A. income property; Monterey Hills townhouse; Mt. Washington 3-bedroom with a view

Price cuts on East L.A. income property; Monterey Hills townhouse; Mt. Washington 3-bedroom with a view

Sponsored by Silver Lake Bungalow Prices on more than 30 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 $50,000 for a duplex in City Terrace – a 3-bedroom and a 2-bedroom – with 3-car garage attached. $549,000. […]

Wine & Song This Summer

Wine & Song This Summer

Another evening of wine and song; part of the Wednesday Wine & Song Concert Series—”a mid-week, spirit-lifting hootenanny”—thanks to musician and host Brad Colerick. As per usual, the location is the Arroyo Seco Grill at the golf course in South Pasadena. It’s a funky, intimate spot right off the putting green. Food is available; the […]

The Soul of Vietnam

The Soul of Vietnam

On June 19, Distant Lands hosts Larry D’Attilio, a photographer and now author of The Soul of Vietnam, which “seamlessly explor(es) from North to South… express(ing) an awareness of subjects from the magnificent to the mundane.” “I had no intention to create a journalistic view of the country,” states Larry D’Attilio, “instead I wanted to describe the […]

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