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Today: I am in Oklahoma City. Outside the tour bus, the wind is blowing nonstop, hair-dryer ho ... More >>
The L.A. County Federation of Labor has some major election battles coming up. There's the mayor's race in March, but even more important is the November campaign against Prop. 32, the "paycheck protection" initiative that threatens labor's ability to fund elections.But the Fed will be fighting thos ... More >>
Recently, we told you about the lamb sandwich ('Fried With Meat') at Beijing Restaurant. Our original plan was to compare it with another lamb sandwich, namely the lamb burger at Shaanxi Gourmet in Rosemead. At least that was the plan. On three visits, we were told they no longer served them. We ... More >>
Ron GarmonZoundsBy Ron Garmon
Zounds, Resist and Exist, Gestapo Khazi
Better than...standing in a hot shower and ripping your own clothes off.
When I arrived at the Echoplex lines were snaking in both directions on Glendale Ave. Everywhere were punks and punkettes in w ... More >>
sarabronfman.comPower tools.You better be damn proud to be an American. Those soldiers over there in Iraq and Afghanistan fight for your freedoms: like your ability to bring sex toys onto airplanes. S'okay. Whips and chains, even. And once you, er, get off (the plane), you're good to go.
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This could be you, for 10,000 dolla!The first lady landed quietly in Los Angeles this morning, avoiding another #ObamaTraffic nightmare with an early arrival at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. There to greet her were director J.J. Abrams -- basking in "Super 8's" critically acclai ... More >>
Mike BrugginkBruggink left no Afghani cave unturned.Patriotic nutjob Gary Faulker wasn't the only Angeleno to strike out alone on a mission to find Osama bin Laden before last weekend's big Navy SEAL takedown. Marina del Rey resident Mike Bruggink was hot on his trail -- the $25 million prize ... More >>
Considering next week is relatively slow due to SXSW in Austin, it might be a good idea to go nuts this weekend (unless you're headed down there, in which case consider this weekend to be exercise). Amazing night in LA for music tonight.
Francois K. with John Tejada and Robtronik at King King
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The process of Googling has come to define New Millenial thinking - if you lack some piece of information you can just borrow it from someone else, a stranger with whom you now share a connection. This collaborative borrowing is the main thrust behind Mindshare LA, an event held every 3rd Thursday o ... More >>