Chaminade High School in West Hills was on a three-hour lockdown this morning after police received reports of a man possibly with a gun near campus.
The man in question turned out to be a student with a camera tripod. That's good news.
Yet while students and parents in the San Fernando Valley h ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Sunday KCRW broadcast.]
See also: Henry Rollins: Thinking For Myself
I am writing to you from one of my favorite spots a ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.]
See also: Henry Rollins: Pride Getting the Best of Me
In my line of work, one needs to be adap ... More >>
*A Celebration of Boston, in a Santa Monica Bar
To the young men who bombed the Boston Marathon: You picked the wrong people to fuck with. Or so say the members of the Los Angeles Speed Project runners group.
It's the crack of dawn two days after the April 15 bombing, and they and about a ... More >>
When I was 16 years old, about a week or two after the planes crashed into the twin towers in 2001, I went to a Red Sox game with my father and my little brother. My father refused to give the tickets away, even though the Sox weren't playing well and fear was high.
On Yawkey Way, the famous street ... More >>
More L.A. runners are banding together to support the people of Beantown following last week's tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon.
Angeleno runners will participate in a nationwide series of #bostonstrong runs promoted on Twitter. The L.A version happens today:
CicLAvia, Los Angeles' celebrated outdoor bike ride, has the misfortune of being scheduled the weekend after Boston's tragic terror attack. It starts Sunday at 10 a.m. and runs from downtown to Venice.
Like the Boston Marathon, the route runs along many miles (about 15 in this case) of streets line ... More >>
Many updates at the bottom: Three are now reported dead; L.A. authorities are on heightened alert. First posted at 12:23 p.m.
See also: L.A. Witness In Boston: 'We Were Caught Between 2 Explosions.'
About a half-dozen people were injured in two mid-race explosions at the Boston Marathon today, acc ... More >>
Here's a list of Los Angeles area runners, along with their ages and towns, entered to race in today's tragic Boston Marathon.
The list does not suggest any of them were injured -- it's just a list of who was at least planning to be there. At least half the field had finished before today's blasts ... More >>
See also: Boston Marathon Explosions Injure Several Runners; Race Called Off.
A Los Angeles resident who happened to be near the second blast in Boston today told LA Weekly what he experienced.
Jahcobie Cosom, 22, is a recent CalArts graduate was in his hometown of Boston preparing to unveil a pla ... More >>
New Star Trek Trailer:
Who had better style? The old 1960s Star Trek crew members or the new 2009 Star Trek crew members? By "new" I mean "new version of the old." The movie drops next year. I know you're already in line. Here are some fashion-related things to think about while you're setting up ... More >>
LA Weekly Detour Festival
Downtown Los Angeles, October 6.
By Randall Roberts
You can tell a good music festival by the number of sprinters, joggers, and speed walkers racing from stage to stage during set lulls -- you know, the excited fans torn between two bands, not wanting to leave one but not ... More >>
Serving on two powerful air-quality boards., L.A. Marathon founder William Burke sets a fast pace. But it just might be when he crosses the finish line, the public — and clean air — are the big losers.