A motorcycle like Campos'A young motorcyclist was riding his 2010 Yamaha R6 motorcycle down Vanowen Street in Reseda yesterday afternoon at around 3:20 p.m., when -- out of nowhere -- a Nissan pickup turned right in front of the motorcycle, driven by 25-year-old Steve Campos.
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Richard "Scar" Lopez, founding member of pioneering East LA Chicano rock group Cannibal and the Headhunters died last July 30 of lung cancer, the LA Times reports.
Most obituaries about Lopez's life and career (and the band's monster hit "Land of 1,000 Dances") are drawing from a great 2005 artic ... More >>
Ben Calderwoodthe wall at Pili's Tacos
The Westside comida wars are fought along a patch of Santa Monica Boulevard where numerous Mexican and Central American micro-neighborhoods converge and fruit vans patrol long into the night. The nearly invisible Pili's Tacos seeks victory via a kitchen ... More >>
[Ed.'s Note: Roger Bennett and Josh Kun are the masterminds behind the amazing Jews on Vinyl project, where they have digged deep to retell the history of Jewish recorded music from the 1940s to the 1980s. Their projects include a blog, a book and a traveling museum exhibit which is coming to LA's S ... More >>
The clock is ticking, and even if you don't have a (clever) costume yet, it's time to brave your social fear and figure out what the Hell you're gonna do this Halloween weekend. As far as dance dens go, pretty much everything bubbling this weekend will have a creep factor (more than usual in ... More >>
If you grew up in Santa Monica, you've probably eaten at Pancho's Tacos. It originally opened in 1977, in a small strip mall on the corner of Pico Lincoln and Ocean Park, where it pleased locals and their kids, who scarfed down tacos and burritos, sipped Orange Bang and pumped quarters into the Ms. ... More >>