Pompea Smith, Executive Director of SEE-LA and founder of the Hollywood Farmers Market, was fired on Tuesday evening, following private meetings of the non-profit's board of directors. Smith had been a part of the market and SEE-LA for over 20 years. The official statement issued by the board is s ... More >>
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Live Score of Harry Everett Smith's "Heaven and Earth Magic"
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Council Prez. Eric Garcetti: game face.This morning, the LA Daily News and Daily Breeze throw around the word "realistic" in their wire-service headlines on the City Council's 2011-12 budget, approved last night. How horribly misleading.
The piece begins with an eerie quote from City Council ... More >>
Updated, 4:00 p.m.: An e-mail statement from LAFS's Vice President of Marketing Albert Villalta:
"The Los Angeles Film School continues to meet with representatives of the Hollywood Farmers Market and City officials to identify the most economical solution that allows for the ... More >>
Simone WilsonUrban farming at the weekly Hollywood marketFinally, the land war goes mainstream.
L.A. Film School spokesman Antoine Ibrahim spilled to the Times this morning that the school is thinking about erecting another building at the corner of Selma and Ivar Avenues, an intersection th ... 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 >>
Here In Van NuysA much lusher Van Nuys Farmers Market, back in October 2008Updated after the jump: Councilman Cardenas explains his decision. Meanwhile, the market remains shuttered indefinitely.
'Tis the season for L.A. brick-and-mortar businesses to hate on those damned gypsy vendors who s ... More >>
Finger Food/L.A. Weekly Flickr PoolWhether it involved whales vs. sushi chefs, critics vs. chefs or Jonathan Gold vs. "fill in the blank", 2010 was huge for food fights in Los Angeles. Here are the 10 most memorable tiffs of the year, the ones that set the Twitterverse afire.
1) The Cove Tea ... More >>
hollywoodfarmersmarket.netWhere ever will we get our organic chard bouquets?Updated throughout with clarifications and additional commentary from both sides. This is so not about parking. Originally posted on Dec. 6 at 5:10 p.m.
The L.A. Film School has finally responded to angry locals who ... More >>
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Update: On Monday, Hollywood Farmers' Market organizers met with city officials, reps from the L.A. Film School, and other community development groups to discuss the Sunday market's permitting issues. According to Pompea Smith, market manager and CEO of SEE-LA, there was ... More >>