Albert Einstein said, "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." The Beatles said, "All you need is love." The Love Mob, in essence, combines these two concepts.
The Los Angeles-based group performs a capella covers of classics. Their goal? Nothing s ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with the pilot okay: The airline tells us he fainted twice during the flight. First posted at 7 a.m.
A pilot on an Alaska Airlines flight that departed from LAX last night became unconscious, forcing the first officer to take the reins and land the plane safely in Portland, th ... More >>
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the infamous Jonestown murder-suicides orchestrated by Reverend Jim Jones in Guyana. More than 900 people lost their lives.
While Jones' Peoples Temple is inherently a Bay Area story — that of an Indianapolis preacher who, in 1965, moved his followers to ... More >>
Today, May 22, California celebrates Harvey Milk Day in honor of the slain San Francisco supervisor who was one of the first gay elected officials in the United States.
Milk was assassinated by former San Francisco supervisor Dan White in 1978. A few months before his death, he gave a stirring spee ... 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 >>
Chris BruniYobThe words "heavy metal" to most people conjure up visions of blazing-fast guitars, rapid double-bass drumming, and whiplash-inducing headbanging. The bands below, however, are the antithesis. In fact, there's a growing substrata of groups that are defying metal stereotypes, slow ... More >>
FYF Fest announced their 2011 line-up today, excellently headlined on Labor Day Weekend by Descendents and featuring the return of Guided By Voices and some interesting second-billed bands. (Dead Milkmen?!) FYF, which will be partnering with Goldenvoice and moving downtown after a short stint in t ... More >>
Kyle Robinson is a toy maker in Eugene, Oregon. When he's not busy in the workshop, he makes chip music under the name Thretris. Eventually, he combined his love of 8-bit sounds with his talent for modifying objects by making custom Game Boys.
"As it turned out, a lot of musicians and collectors r ... More >>