One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.
When she arrived in Los Angeles as a new mom 11 years ago, Margot Ocañas joked that she got bedsores from driving so much. "I just hated being so reliant on my Thomas Gu ... More >>
trattorewines.comSerial Entrepreneurs Make Pizza, TooAmong the benefits of being a "serial entrepreneur," as Tim Bucher, owner of Trattore Estate winery in Healdsburg, aptly describes himself, is having the financial chops to take advantage of those 150 year-old olive trees you happen to "dis ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Camerata's got a lotta. See Sunday. The traffic sucks and yes, you will encounter clubster schmucks, but block for block there is nowhere better than Hollywood to get your groove on--and your ya-yas out--club-wise. DTLA comes a close second, especially in the summertime. This week ... More >>
All it takes is one sad-sack photo (and a career of middling output) to create an online meme, and Emo Juan Uribe is the latest to step to the plate.
The Dodgers' utility infielder huddles against the wall, staring a thousand yards into the sad distance. For the online world, that picture i ... More >>
D. GalarzaStracciatella di Burrata with Eggplant Caponata
Spooning into a good burrata is a lot like biting into a creme-filled Cadbury egg. As good as the outside is, it's the gooey interior that everyone wants. And who knew one could consume the custardy interior of a good lobe of burrata c ... More >>
Gray & CompanyGood for chick drinks, not honey beesBeautiful, sweet-smelling nature as we know it is all but lost on New York City.
We accepted long ago that the only animals who can survive NYC's hateful human nesting grounds are bedbugs and rodents -- well, and the occasional brave-hearted ... More >>
Douglas Hughes.With shades of the 135-candidate gubernatorial (recall) election of 2003 (which featured a porn star, Gary Coleman and Angelyne), the race for California governor this year is not without its characters. Chief among them is Douglas Hughes.
One of the Orange County Republican's ... More >>
After a year-long hiatus, Bastide restaurant will reopen tomorrow. Joe Pytka's Melrose Place restaurant will be serving breakfast and lunch under new chef Joseph Mahon, and will open for dinner sometime in January. If you need some reading material before your lunch, the Assouline Boutique bookstor ... More >>
Last week L.A. Daily quoted findings from "Airport Insecurity:
The Case of Missing & Lost Laptops," an independent survey conducted in 2008 by the Ponemon Institute for Dell Inc., one of the nation's leading computer manufacturers. Based on a methodology that surveyed 106 U.S. airports and inter ... More >>
Last year Dell computers commissioned a study that found that 12,000 laptops are lost each Dell.com/USC Regional History Archivesweek at U.S. airports. Los Angeles leads the pack with 1,200 laptops reported lost or stolen at LAX weekly. Incredibly, most laptops are left behind at security checkpoint ... More >>
While his co-founder Biz Stone was sharing every "mundane detail of every moment of his life" on the Colbert Report (highlight: "Biz in Biz Stone does not stand for business model"), Ev Williams was on hand at the Web 2.0 Expo taking questions from video blogger Veronica Belmont on how his product h ... More >>
A Pitchfork seems like the appropriate emblem. After all, it's been a hellish last two days, culminating with this moment right now, my friends already having set off for the festival at the absurdly early crack of noon, abandoning me to pump Fela on my iPod in a Chicago Barnes and Noble, spitting ... More >>
And so begins LA Weekly's last day in Hollywood. Sunny, 72 degrees... 12 minute commute. As of Monday LA Weekly will be run out of offices nestled into the on-ramp of the 405 on the outskirts of Culver City with convenient access to the only store left in America that still sells Murphy Beds.
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