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Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 19 to 25

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 19 to 25

Here are free events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 19, to Friday, Aug. 25. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Pasadena Conservatory of Music presents a chamber music recital by guitar students and faculty Saturday, Aug. 19, at 4 p.m. in Barrett […]

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

Photo by Carl Pocket | Courtesy Echo Park Rising ECHO PARK —  Will there be more musicians than fans during this year’s Echo Park Rising? The line-up for the four-day music festival, which kicks off today, Aug. 17, has ballooned to 460 acts at last count, say festival organizers. Most of the acts are relatively unknown […]

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

Photo by Carl Pocket | Courtesy Echo Park Rising ECHO PARK —  Will there be more musicians than fans during this year’s Echo Park Rising? The line-up for the four-day music festival, which kicks off today, Aug. 17, has ballooned to 460 acts at last count, say festival organizers. Most of the acts are relatively unknown […]

Will targeting Waze users ease Dodger Stadium traffic congestion?

Will targeting Waze users ease Dodger Stadium traffic congestion?

Dodger Home Opener gridlock The residents of Echo Park and Solano Canyon who live near Dodger Stadium have long complained about game-day traffic. The city has a standing “traffic plan” to handle the congestion in an effort to shield residents and keep traffic moving. But, with Waze and other traffic apps sending fans into narrow […]

After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank?

After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank?

Protesters use their banners to block the view of victims injured when a car plowed through a crowd of demonstrators marching through the downtown shopping district August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images AirTalk® After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank? The American Civil […]

Follow the sun at these Eastside solar eclipse viewing events

Follow the sun at these Eastside solar eclipse viewing events

Courtesy Griffith Park Observatory By HELIN JUNG It’s hard to get excited about Monday mornings. But for astronomy and science buffs, next Monday, Aug. 21 will be different. There’s a total solar eclipse happening exclusively in America, and you can join other eclipse fans at viewing events in and around the Eastside. Some are referring […]

Parsing political strategies after Trump’s latest Charlottesville comments

Parsing political strategies after Trump’s latest Charlottesville comments

US President Donald Trump delivers remarks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City.; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump took to the podium at Trump Tower Tuesday for an infrastructure presser that quickly took a turn into a heated back and forth on his Charlottesville […]

Warning: View-blocking hill ahead

Warning: View-blocking hill ahead

Photo by Noel Rogers ECHO PARK —  The steep streets of Echo Park and Elysian Heights come with their own unique warning signs for those drivers who travel mostly in the flatlands. Thanks to Noel Rogers for the his sign at the base of Baxter Street near Allesandro Street. Can’t get enough Echo Park news? […]

Looking at the constitutionality of DOJ request for LA-based tech company’s data on anti-Trump protesters

Looking at the constitutionality of DOJ request for LA-based tech company’s data on anti-Trump protesters

Anti-Donald Trump protesters demonstrate on Inauguration Day, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.; Credit: Courtesy of Jonas Anderson AirTalk® A tech firm based in Los Angeles is fighting back against the U.S. Department of Justice, which has demanded it turn over more than 1.3 million IP addresses for people who visited a website that was used to […]

Looking at the constitutionality of DOJ request for LA-based tech company’s data on anti-Trump protesters

Looking at the constitutionality of DOJ request for LA-based tech company’s data on anti-Trump protesters

Anti-Donald Trump protesters demonstrate on Inauguration Day, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.; Credit: Courtesy of Jonas Anderson AirTalk® A tech firm based in Los Angeles is fighting back against the U.S. Department of Justice, which has demanded it turn over more than 1.3 million IP addresses for people who visited a website that was used to […]

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