Leading up to this year's Best of L.A. issue (due out Oct. 3), we'll be bringing you periodic lists of some of the best things we've found to eat and drink around town. Ice cream sandwiches and bowls of tsukemen, fish tacos and dan dan mien, cups of boba and glasses of booze. Read on. There are few ... More >>
Cops today said remains found along a hiking trail in Pacific Palisades were those of missing UCLA student David Goeser. The LAPD says in a statement that the 23-year-old "died from a single gunshot wound to the head" and that "a semiautomatic pistol was also found next to the body." The remains, ... More >>
Two hikers came across a macabre scene in Pacific Palisades over the weekend. They found a skull in Los Liones Canyon, and paramedics and police were soon on the scene. Arriving officers then apparently discovered the rest of the body, a "torso," about 20 feet away, according to an LAPD statement. ... More >>
YouTubeThrill-seekers scale Eaton Canyon's second waterfallAn employee-in-training at Southern California Edison (electricity provider for much of L.A. County) died Saturday after a 50-foot fall at Eaton Canyon Park. John Jutiyasantayanon, a 23-year-old Montclair resident and graduate from C ... More >>
My Own 100 Hikes Eaton Canyon FallsA young man who died Sunday evening while hiking with three friends at Eaton Canyon Park (located just east of Altadena) has been identified as Erwin Molina. The Pasadena Fire Department has IDed him as 26 years old, but the L.A. County Coroner's Office says ... More >>
The site of the Yellowstone bear attack.A mama grizzly bear that was looking after her cubs in Yellowstone National Park was startled by a husband-and-wife pair of L.A.-area hikers and mauled the man to death this week. The Torrance victim was ID'd today as 57-year-old Brian Matayoshi of Tor ... More >>
David Husted via PanoramioThe bridge where two Whittier meds were swept away at 8 a.m. Wednesday.Two Whittier men in their 50s who worked in the emergency room at the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital died early Wednesday morning. Gregory Meyer and Richard Fox were backpacking with three o ... More >>
She was given just 5 percent chance of living
[Make sure to read Jeff Weiss' piece on Open Mike Eagle, from the LA Weekly print edition.] Open Mike Eagle - I Rock from Mush Records on Vimeo. In the first ten minutes of his acidic and excellent debut, "Unapologetic Art Rap," Open Mike Eagle samples Pavement and sings a portion of TV on the Ra ... More >>
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Firefight at Griffith Park’s Hogback Trail Bridge
Stilt walkers and activists step up for a day of "national climate action"
Culver City’s art bar
Hikers lose their gate of choice at Runyon Canyon
Backpacking food can be lightweight, or it can be good. But if you know what you're doing, it can be both.
GPS means never having to say 'Where the fuck are we?'
Southern California's controversial 'Adventure Pass' program