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  • Nov 5-11, 2009
  • Vol. 31, No. 51

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  • City Council Takes A Week-Long Siesta
  • City Council Takes A Week-Long Siesta

    While the city runs without a permanent police chief, a law to address the 800-and-growing pot-dispensary industry or a fully staffed fire department, the city council has cleared its calendar for the rest of the week. It's not exactly midsummer or even Thanksgiving. But for some reason, City Hall is...
  • LAPD Searches For Halloween Acid Attacker
  • LAPD Searches For Halloween Acid Attacker

    Los Angeles police are searching for a suspect who they say poured acid on the face of his girlfriend during a physical and sexual attack on Halloween. They're looking for 30-year-old Miguel Angel Herrera of Los Angeles, who they allege tortured his girlfriend by hitting her, cutting her, whipping her...
  • Talk About Your Hands-Free Violation
  • Talk About Your Hands-Free Violation

    Ah, Vegas. Sometimes we envy your laissez-faire ways. Sometimes we just shake our heads in disgust. We're not sure what to do with this one: You're letting minibuses displaying exotic dancers cruise up and down the strip. Really?I mean, we Californians can't even glance down at a mobile phone at...

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  • Saving the Season: Canning at Surfas
  • Saving the Season: Canning at Surfas

    The test kitchen at Surfas in Culver City was filled with a standing room-only crowd on Saturday morning for their weekly free cooking demo. Behind the range was local food blogger Kevin West as well as Bettina Birch of BeeGreenFarm in the Three Rivers, California--a regular vendor at both Surfas...
  • Death Row Last Meals: Cheeseburger & Fries
  • Death Row Last Meals: Cheeseburger & Fries

    What would you eat for your last meal? How about if you were on death row? And would you get it? That's the question that Slate explored yesterday. It's a very American question, isn't it? Equally All-American were some of Slate's findings. That you can ask for anything you want,...
  • 5 American Fast Food Items You Can't Get in America
  • 5 American Fast Food Items You Can't Get in America

    While America may be known around the world as a fast food paradise, there are actually some menu items you can't get stateside. Here are our Top 5 oddities from abroad. 1. McDonald's Spaghetti and Fried Chicken (Philippines) Fried chicken with a side order of spaghetti? Yes, please! McDonald's Philippines...
  • EAT: Los Angeles 2010 Edition Out December 1st
  • EAT: Los Angeles 2010 Edition Out December 1st

    EAT: Los Angeles, the locally published guide to food in this town, written by a cadre of local foodies, will come out with its 2010 edition on December 1st. The new edition is 56 pages longer than last year's, with 2 new chapters: Drink + Eat, which includes wine bars,...

Theater

Arts

  • Stage Raw: All Cake, No File
  • Stage Raw: All Cake, No File

    COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSPhoto by Jonathan KalanDonna Jo Thorndale's Johnny Cash tribute with live cooking, All Cake, No File, continues this weekend as part of the WTF? Festival at the Actors' Gang/Ivy Substation in Culver CityCheck back here on on Monday for New Reviews of that show, plus Robert...

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