Archive for ‘September, 2017’


The latest on Facebook ads, Trump Jr.’s testimony and the Russia investigation

The latest on Facebook ads, Trump Jr.’s testimony and the Russia investigation

Facebook users will be warned before sharing a story that’s actually fake news, the social media giant says. Bogus news site — such as these stories from “USA Daily News 24,” a site that’s registered in Veles, Macedonia, have been blamed for the spread of misinformation online.; Credit: Raphael Satter/AP AirTalk® The investigation into President […]

Bring on the Shade: Glassell Park Transit Pavilion gets ready for its debut

Bring on the Shade: Glassell Park Transit Pavilion gets ready for its debut

Shady shelter awaits bus riders GLASSELL PARK — A dozen years in the making, the Glassell Park Transit Pavilion, a large bus stop and waiting area shaded by a trio of  canopies, is scheduled to be dedicated this weekend. The shaded shelter, complete with benches and landscaping,  was still fenced off during last week’s record-breaking […]

Checking in with Miami as Category 5 Hurricane Irma barrels toward Florida

Checking in with Miami as Category 5 Hurricane Irma barrels toward Florida

Police officers moor a boat that washed ashore on the Quai de la Darse in Pointe-a-Pitre, on the French overseas island of Guadeloupe, after high winds from Hurricane Irma hit the island.; Credit: HELENE VALENZUELA/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® As Texans in the southeastern part of the state continue to dry out from Hurricane Harvey, residents of […]

Body found in L.A. River channel

Body found in L.A. River channel

The L.A. Fire Department said it is assisting the LAPD and the county coroner in connection with the discovery of a dead person in the Los Angeles River Channel. The person was found near the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge, the LAFD said on Twitter shortly after 1 pm. No further information is available. Got a news tip […]

Week in politics: Policy and political analysts break down what DACA rollback means for DREAMers, Congress and everyone in between

Week in politics: Policy and political analysts break down what DACA rollback means for DREAMers, Congress and everyone in between

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration at the Justice Department September 5, 2017 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk® President’s Obama’s five-year-old protections for those illegally brought to the US as kids is being phased out. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced two hours ago that the DACA program will wind down […]

Ensemble Shakes: Hamlet

Ensemble Shakes: Hamlet

“Horatio, Hamlet’s friend, is finally ready to tell his story.” Shakespeare’s Hamlet has been adapted by Brian White and and The Ensemble Shakespeare Theater‘s Artistic Director Brian Elerding direct this journey as Horatio “watches his friend deal with grief, madness, family, revenge, and… a substance abuse issue.” Lineage Performing Arts Center presents “Ensemble Shakes” and its […]

Moving On: Fall Gardening

Moving On: Fall Gardening

Summer’s heat has returned with a vengeance, with 100+ temperatures forecast for the entire week. It got to 103℉ yesterday, and this morning started even warmer than yesterday. Be sure to water your garden deeply so its root systems have their liquid to help them survive! Even before this onslaught, the garden has definitely been […]

Tools for Parents: Free Speaker Series

Tools for Parents: Free Speaker Series

Going back to the dawn of Homo sapiens, perhaps as far back as 600,000 years ago, raising kids has never been simple or easy. Or at least, we assume so. Because whether they were archaic Homo sapiens or are evolved anatomically modern humans, kids are bloody kids—behaviors, pushback, and rebellion that makes a parent want to scream and […]

The Last Letter

The Last Letter

You told me be another and taped her bio to my face—curls alight at every curve. Couldn’t because— my hair split at each end—I’m not. Since then, my bones have chipped to landscapes unknown before. I am writing to ask, do you know there’ll soon be no more elephants? Tusks turned to necklaces. Remember how […]

Amy Winehouse: Before Frank

Amy Winehouse: Before Frank

Before Frank refers to the life and times of Amy Winehouse before her burst out of obscurity, before the whirl of fame, admiration, recognition, criticism, and judgment. Before her death on July 23, 2011. Photographer Charles Moriarty was asked in 2001 by James Tyler, friend of 19-year-old singer Amy Winehouse, to “take some photos.” “My […]

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