Boating down the L.A. River has been a rite of passage for journalists and urban adventurers, mainly because it's such a trash-strewn concrete jungle that it presents an ironic challenge.
Traversing the waterway was almost a dare: We dare you to make it down the river without being shot, tagged, or ... More >>
The Los Angeles "River" is sort of a joke in this town: It looks more like a long ugly concrete gutter than anything an egret or magical swamp fairy would call home.
Maybe that explains why we treat it like our own personal trash chute!
Beginning a couple decades ago, a group called Friends of the ... More >>
NEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on Randy Newman's Harps and Angels, and NET's L.A. Micro-festUPTOWN DOWNTOWNâ€‹Leslie
Uggams stars in her bio-cabaret at the Pasadena Playhouse. For a review
of this and all shows seen over the weekend, press the More tab at the
bottom of this page. Photo by Jim CoxN ... More >>