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Rose Bowl looks to sell the naming rights to its field, but it won’t be a corporate name

Rose Bowl looks to sell the naming rights to its field, but it won’t be a corporate name

Fans stand outside the before the 98th Rose Bowl Game between the Oregon Ducks and the Wisconsin Badgers on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. ; Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images AirTalk® For the first time in its history, the field at the Rose Bowl could have a name. The Rose Bowl Operating Company is reportedly […]

5 Freeway in Boyle Heights shut down after CHP fatally shoots pedestrian

5 Freeway in Boyle Heights shut down after CHP fatally shoots pedestrian

Man shot by CHP near 5 Freeway near Mission Road Motorists are being advised to avoid the 5 Freeway near Mission Road after traffic lanes in Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights were shut down during the investigation of a fatal shooting of a pedestrian by a CHP officer right after midnight. KTLA reports that the […]

DTLA apartment glut; how to get a speed hump

DTLA apartment glut; how to get a speed hump

Downtown landlords are offering weeks of free rent and free parking after a building boom of new apartments has pushed the vacancy rate to 12% – three times higher than the rest of the city. KPCC Need a speed hump for your street? The Department of Transportation will start accepting applications for new speed humps […]

Tacos and kale juice match up; Mariscos Jalisco makes top 20; best coffee and doughnuts

Tacos and kale juice match up; Mariscos Jalisco makes top 20; best coffee and doughnuts

BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Drink kale juice with your tacos? According to Eater LA, the newly opened Street Tacos & Grill in Boyle Heights is making the joy of eating tacos a bit more guiltless by sipping kale juice . If you are not in the mood for street tacos, then try the burritos, mulitas, sopes […]

Where can you expect to find a pot shop in LA next year

Where can you expect to find a pot shop in LA next year

Dave Warden, a bud tender at Private Organic Therapy (P.O.T.), a non-profit co-operative medical marijuana dispensary, displays various types of marijuana available to patients on October 19, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® As the legalization date for selling pot approaches, Los Angeles is taking steps to shape how and where […]

Pedestrian killed in Atwater Village after being struck by train

Pedestrian killed in Atwater Village after being struck by train

ATWATER VILLAGE — A pedestrian was killed this morning after being struck by a Metrolink train, according to the L.A. Fire Department. The collision took place shortly before noon near the 3000 block of Casitas Avenue and the 2 Freeway. No passengers or crew were injured on the train headed southbound to Union Station. > […]

Trump, Chuck and Nancy met, confusion over DACA ensues

Trump, Chuck and Nancy met, confusion over DACA ensues

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a news conference about President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at the U.S. Capitol September 6, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump met last night with Democratic leaders to discuss DACA, or […]

Trump, Chuck and Nancy met, confusion over DACA ensues

Trump, Chuck and Nancy met, confusion over DACA ensues

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a news conference about President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at the U.S. Capitol September 6, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images AirTalk® President Donald Trump met last night with Democratic leaders to discuss DACA, or […]

School board president slapped with felony charges over campaign fundraising

School board president slapped with felony charges over campaign fundraising

Ref Rodriguez at Sept 12 School Board Meeting The L.A. County District Attorney  filed felony charges today against L.A. school board president Refugio “Ref” Rodriguez — a prominent charter school leader who grew up in Cypress Park  — for allegedly violating campaign fundraising laws. Rodriguez and his cousin allegedly reimbursed nearly $25,000 to donors, according […]

The Bernie Sanders solution: Is universal health care the best plan for the US?

The Bernie Sanders solution: Is universal health care the best plan for the US?

Bernie Sanders speaks during a Stop Trumpcare emergency rally with MoveOn.org at Express Live on June 25, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.; Credit: Duane Prokop/Getty Images for MoveOn.org AirTalk® Sen. Bernie Sanders will publicly unveil a new version of his single-payer healthcare bill today. Among his ticket of early supporters and 15 co-sponsors include Senators Elizabeth […]

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