Last week, the center of the rock & roll universe was located in an industrial part of Burbank. In one room at CenterStaging studios, Paul McCartney was rehearsing with his band for their upcoming world tour. Next door, his old pals and supposed rivals the Rolling Stones were preparing for their fir ... More >>
Michael Bolton was before my time. I know this because Office Space had a character who was ashamed to share a name with him, and because half the laughs for his surprise appearance in SNL's "Jack Sparrow" skit were Because It's Him, and because I haven't actually heard any of his own music. I think ... More >>
Update: The National Weather Service has upgraded this to a "winter storm warning." First posted at 9:03 a.m.
We hope you enjoyed that almost summer-like weekend.
Early spring!, you exclaimed. Punxsutawney Phil is right, you yelled with joy.
Not so fast.
Winter is returning to Los Angeles with ... More >>
It's time to say it: Flavored vodka is a threat to our cultural existence.
It's bad enough that vodka branding has devolved into an almost brazen mash-up of borrowed imagery, aspirational memes poached from music (Chopin), art (Van Gogh), clouds (Cirrus), ice (Iceberg), sky (Skyy), geometry, weird ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with tips for running in the rain. First posted at 3:37 p.m. Tuesday
You thought winter was over early, but March's stormy lion will finally visit us this weekend with a strong storm that might hit during the annual L.A. Marathon Sunday.
The National Weather Service today iss ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: Following Mountain High's early opening Saturday, Bear Mountain Resort will open Wednesday, and Snow Summit Mountain Resort will kick in on Thursday. First posted at 12:45 p.m. Friday.
Wait, you ask, summer's over? Yeah, look at the calendar. It passed more than 30 day ... More >>
The city of Palmdale came out swinging on Tuesday, filing a motion in federal court that seeks a temporary injunction to keep the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) from spending certain funds for a study of a rail line along Interstate 5.
"Again we're asking why are we wasting ta ... More >>
The TelegraphHere we go again.Just one week after the sexiest early-spring heat wave ever to hit L.A. (a record 92 degrees in March!), we're now looking at a two-day storm to rival that February 2011 killer.
National Weather Service specialist Stuart Seto tells us to expect showers and thund ... More >>
MuscleNerdTree down in L.A.Update: PCH was reopened, and so was the Grapevine. Record rainfall was recorded around Southern California, with downtown Los Angeles seeing 2.42 inches Sunday compared with 1.48 inches on the date in 1943. See more records after the jump.
The first week of spring ... More >>
Bakersfield NowNot a good start for weather in 2011What a depressing way to start a brand-new year of the infamous Los Angeles commute.
All those holiday stragglers who waited until Sunday night to drive home -- hoping to avoid the mass SoCal exodus/influx, not realizing it was really this z ... More >>
Simone WilsonElegant, if not harmoniousHollywood Patch opened its doors last Thursday -- hey guys! -- and we're not particularly surprised to see that editor Anna Bakalis' first story attempts to tackle the Hollywood Farmers Market vs. L.A. Film School beast. Its the latest in a line of many ... More >>
A distant cousin of the Los Angeles Unruly TreeJust because the puddles are gone this morning doesn't mean Mother Nature is done having her fun with SUV nation.
In the mad dash from our living room to our car this morning, we couldn't help but notice that it's, um, ridiculously cold outside ... More >>
Los Angeles Injury Lawyer BlogCelebrity death match: L.A. drivers vs. God's tearsThere are places on this Earth where a little weather 'round the holidays is considered a comfort. Where good citizens of the roadway maneuver their vehicles up snowy switchbacks while whistling a jolly tune, wav ... More >>