It can be easy to forget that L.A. is an oceanside city. Brutal traffic and busy schedules prevent regular visits to the coast. But having a destination in mind makes the Pacific more accessible -- and when that destination also features a happy hour discounting wine, cocktails, beer and the occasio ... More >>
As a small warm-up for the massive DUI crackdown scheduled to harsh your mellow New Years Eve, police around the L.A. area are planning DUI checkpoints. Locations include West Hollywood, Long Beach and the San Gabriel Valley.
Think of this as practice for Monday, the ultimate amateur night.
We'll ... More >>
Saturday night, and there's a guy pacing the stage like a circus lion
eyeing his captors. He has barely started his monologue and he's already
sweaty. He's explaining the rules, such as they are. "And losers ... "
he screams into the microphone " ... will continue to be losers for t ... More >>
White Sand Double IPA Cometh: The official grand opening party for the Strand Brewing Tap Room happens this weekend, Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15. Drinking hours are Saturday, noon to 8 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. This will be the world debut of White Sand, an 8.6% abv double IPA t ... More >>
Janice HahnL.A. Councilwoman Janice Hahn has taken a fundraising lead in her race for Congress, with the primary election a month away. In reports out this evening, Hahn raised $274,000 for the May 17 election. Her nearest competitor, Secretary of State Debra Bowen, brought in $195,000.Hahn is al ... More >>
Update: A National Weather Service tsunami warning for the L.A. coast has been downgraded to a tsunami advisory. After the jump: Boats damaged in Catalina.
Could it happen in L.A.? See that story here.
The National Weather Service issued a tsunami watch for the Southern California coast thi ... More >>
Don't sacrifice your Monday night music excursions into our fair city of Los Angeles, just to be a slave to the grueling whip of commercialized love. You can have your cake and eat it too, especially if that cake comes with a plethora of "ingredients" that help you get your ro ... More >>
Since our Restaurant Roll Call in January, there have been several food truck launches and restaurant openings. Unfortunately, some eateries didn't make it long past the New Year. As we welcome the newbies, we also bid farewell to those who simply couldn't keep afloat (and in one case was shut down ... More >>
sherryyard.comSherry Yard with Wolfgang PuckSherry Yard moves at the speed of someone who, for professional reasons, consumes a lot of sugar. But when she's not at the pastry kitchen of Spago or Cut, or overseeing the desserts of Wolfgang Puck's vast and growing empire, or writing cookbooks ( ... More >>