Piece by Sam Bloch
An Evening With "Weird Al" Yankovic
The Grammy Museum
Better Than... A lost evening on Wikipedia.
After 30 years in the music industry, Lynwood's own "Weird Al" Yankovic sat down yesterday at LA Live's Grammy Museum for a candid look back at his career. Talking ... More >>
Los Angeles TimesGeorge Ramos.The Los Angeles City Council adjourned today in memory of late, great Los Angeles Times staffer George Ramos.
The journalist was found dead at his home over the weekend in Morro Bay after co-workers at CalCoastNews called authorities because they hadn't heard fr ... More >>
UW Digital CollectionsDoes your "I'm-running-away-from-home" daydream involve the countryside and small batch goat cheese or building a giant copper still in an industrial warehouse space? Maybe it's time to take the first step towards making that dream a reality, and maybe the way to go is t ... More >>
Carson StarkeyA little more than two years ago, Carson Starkey, an 18-year-old freshman at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, was found dead in the utility room of a fraternity from alcohol poisoning.
Starkey had been pledging Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and during a ritual hazing dubbed, "Brown Bag Night," ... More >>
Update: A revised LAPD report says Doucet tried to take the black officer's gun during the fight -- for that, he was immediately killed.
Updated after the jump: LAPD officers are out of the hospital -- they were both punched in the head by Doucet. The officer who shot him was a black male who had o ... More >>
Several University of California schools are among the nation's best deals and offer the most bang for the buck.
According to Kiplinger's annual list of the 100 best bargains among the country's public colleges, no UC school makes the top ten, but several do make the cut.
Which ones, you ask?
Weenie winner: Cal Poly's 2010 Rose FloatUpdate Sunday afternoon: The students at Poly win again, clever things. See Viewer's Choice 2011 float on jump.
You've got less than two hours to online vote or text vote for the best 2011 Rose Parade float. The Viewer's Choice has gone for two years ... More >>
Somebody get this girl a drink of waterUpdated after the jump: One college kid traded Miley's reps his copy of the SHOCKING salvia vid for a new MacBook pro. Unfortunately, he wasn't the only one who needed paying off. Originally posted on Dec. 10 at 11:50 a.m.
OK, we know, we're part of the ... More >>
D. GonzalezPumpkin field at Cal Poly Pomona
Generally, it's still considered poor manners to play with your food. However, it has always been in good taste to decorate with your food, especially in the fall. Most markets carry only a handful of mostly lethargic or likely plastic items, like ... More >>
Abel Maldonado attacked the adultsIf you attend CSUN, Cal State Los Angeles or Cal State Long Beach get ready, because costs for students and their families are taking a major leap, and graduate students are getting slammed even harder. Big college fee hikes were approved just minutes ago.
R ... More >>
Rich MeadCanyon: Coming SoonWhat you might not know about Rich Mead, longstanding chef-owner of Sage in Newport Beach, is that he used to work for the IRS. Ya, another tax collector goes tuna tartare. So it seems appropriate that Mead closed his other restaurant, Sage on the Coast, just two d ... More >>
What started as a tipsy 4th of July fireside chat four years ago between nextdoor neighbors Aaron and Erin Culp, both 1999 Cal Poly wine program graduates, and Jeffrey and Kimberly Steele, more seasoned business types, turned into one more fortified American business.
As the Atascadero couples nib ... More >>