Remember that supposedly over-loaded eight-man starting staff the Dodgers were sporting all winter? Well, it's down to four, and by most accounts five are required.
Aaron Harang -- didn't want to be here, wasn't wanted anyway -- traded. Zack Greinke, TKO. Chris Capuano, ineffective and injured quic ... More >>
On Monday, two students at South El Monte High School tragically lost their fingers during a game of tug-o-war for Spirit Week homecoming celebrations. An unidentified male football player and senior female soccer player are today at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where doctors are trying to ... More >>
Leading up to this year's Best of L.A. issue (due out Oct. 4), we'll be counting down, in no particular order, 100 of our favorite dishes.
51: The Southern Fry at Plan Check Kitchen Bar.
While the centerpiece of Plan Check Kitchen Bar on Sawtelle is undoubtedly it's dripping, concentrated burg ... More >>
When filmmaker Neil Berkeley was a college intern and first met Wayne White twelve years ago, he was already familiar with the artist's work. Certainly, you are too.
White is best known as a designer for the landmark TV show Pee-wee's Playhouse, where he created, and even voiced, some of the puppet ... More >>
A petite, blonde aspiring actress named Satara Stratton (but calling herself Satara Silver on IMDB) was first reported missing back in October by her mother, who lives out of state, says LAPD Detective Carmine Sasso.
"She's been spotted occasionally, but we always get the information kind of late," ... More >>
Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
Alfred T. Palmer/Library of CongressAnother kind of boilermaker: A welder makes ship boilers in Chattanooga, Tenn. (June 1942).Boilermakers aint exactly known for their class, but the Beer Chicks hope to imbue the traditional working man's gut-churner -- a bracing shot of whiskey followed by ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS (are back!)NEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on The Escort and Fetishâ€‹"If the aim of naturalism in theater is the pitch perfect rendering of reality, then Cameron Watson's urbane staging of Robert Anderson's 1968 drama scores, " writes Deborah Klugman in this week's r ... More >>
flickr user bonita saritaWhat to say about a book -- The Great MoonPie Handbook -- dedicated to a mass-produced "pastry" that's not even a baking book? We like to think of that as an oxymoron, though it would get us thrown out of many a MoonPie-friendly home. Actually, we love this book -- th ... More >>
James BeardThis morning the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Judges will vote to determine the final 5 nominees in each category, which will be announced on March 22nd. The winners will be announced at the Foundation's award party, ... More >>
21 years ago, Samuel L. Jackson snagged a bit part as Leeds in Spike Lee's School Daze. Since then, the prolific Tennessean has appeared in roughly 70 films -- some of them good (Kill Bill, Do the Right Thing, Hard 8,), some not so good (S.W.A.T, Amos and Andrew, Deep Blue Sea), and some that can ... More >>
NEW TROUPES ON THE BLOCK
Under the umbrella of Cornerstone Theatre Company, a new company called Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras (Day Laborer Theater Without Borders) launches at the Hollywood Community Job Center, 5669 De Longpre Avenue; December 20 at noon. The 15-member troupe will voice the s ... More >>
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