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In our music feature this week we profile Ariel Pink, the enigmatic Beverly Hills-raised rocker whose 4AD-released latest album Mature Themes is one of the year's best. ... More >>
Back in 2010, during the City of Bell scandal, there was a kind of running joke among members of the L.A. press corps that the most redeeming aspect of weeks spent at city council meetings and cheap motels was the food -- more articles were likely hashed out over glorious plates of mole poblano at L ... More >>
Our list this week includes not just a video with someone dressed in a penis costume but also Ellsworth Kelly, a hidden Koreatown gallery and the ubiquitous Judy Chicago.
5. Making money sing
CamLab, the two-person troupe Anna Mayer and Jemima Wyman, wants art to be social, spontaneous and sensual, ... More >>
The lone fatality of an early-morning DUI pileup on January 3 has been identified as 26-year-old Angelo Bowers.
According to comedy site LaughSpin, Bowers -- who didn't have a Twitter or Facebook account -- was somewhat of a comic's comic, well-known and -loved by the insider L.A. comedy community. ... More >>
Google MapsA young man was killed at this Taco Bell drive-thru.Updated after the jump: Police say they have their man.
There's a fast food killer on the loose in Southern California, and cops say he might have hit eight restaurants and convenience stores in the Inland Empire.
The latest cri ... More >>
In yesterday's first part of our interview with Wolfgang Puck, the chef talked about his new downtown restaurant WP24 and gave us a little backstory of Ma Maison, Spago and the invention of his famous pizza. Speaking of pizza, turns out that Puck decided to detour, mid-interview and en route to the ... More >>
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Ah, the new Facebook and what your "likes" say about you. As you've (hopefully) read by now, Facebook's new API turns the social networking site into a bargain-bin of users' tastes for publishers and marketers to sift through, store and sell. Facebook (and companies li ... More >>
Alhambra native Rickmond Wong considers himself a ramen shaman. According to Jonathan Gold, when Wong was in high school he was already emailing our food critic to brag about his superiority in the field of the often understated noodle. Wong's food blog, Rameniac, pays homage to the history and trad ... More >>
Today was Bring-Your-Kid-to-Picket Day at the WGA strike, and the three-foot-and-under marchers were in abundance proudly waving their signs. A favorite among strikers was a little cutie with a sign that read, "I'm little but I know how to share." She looked so tired from all that marching in the su ... More >>