Do you live in Pasadena, South Pasadena or San Marino? Do you keep your computer on 24/7, against the pleas of Southern California Edison? (Or are you willing to start keeping it on in the name of "crowd-sourced seismology"?)
Then Caltech wants very much to come to your home and install a creepy li ... More >>
Thank you, Honda, for bringing to life Hollywood's wildest fantasy this Superbowl season: Ferris Bueller, our favorite high-school hooligan, playing hooky in our own backyard.
Sure, we get a tired, squarish, middle-aged version of Bueller, who has morphed into a very mortal Matthew Broderick, the a ... More >>
The newest location of Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, in Lakewood, is giving out free meals all day today, form 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. It's part of a promo to mark the restaurant's opening. There will, however, be a tip jar next to the cash register soliciting donations for The Boys and Girls Club. ( ... More >>
SapphireBlue22stack of newspapersWhat's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free ... More >>
Compton thug life, circa 1954.Los Angeles, we're proud of you. While the city proper only made the top 162 in a ranking of the nation's most-violent municipalities, we knew the region would somehow represent. And that it did.
Compton made the top 10! Yay!
In fact Compton -- you know, the ci ... More >>
This is the story of a guy who really could get arrested. A couple weeks ago we told you the how a former NASCAR driver, despite getting away from authorities in a high-speed chase, got caught when the Corvette he was lead-footing croaked in an engine FAIL that would make BP proud.
James Ed ... More >>
A quartet of Orange County pot shops have appealed their case, which seeks to avoid closure at the hands of the cities of Costa Mesa and Lake Forest, to the federal 9th Circuit court, the Daily Pilot reports.
The appeal comes after a U.S. judge denied the plaintiffs' case earlier this month, ... More >>
Bad news for supporters of Los Angeles pot shops, most of which have recently been outlawed by a city law: A judge in Orange County Wednesday upheld the city of Lake Forest's right to prohibit marijuana dispensaries. The attorney representing Lake Forest, Jeffrey Dunn, praised the ruling:
"S ... More >>
A bid by four medical marijuana patients to prevent a pair of Orange County cities from closing down medical pot shops was denied by a federal judge in Santa Ana Monday, according to the Orange County Register.
The foursome had argued that the Americans with Disabilities Act protected their ... More >>
Brooklyn BoysThe Brooklyn Boys food truckOrange County isn't known for its abundance of New York and Jewish-style delis, but the Brooklyn Boys food truck, launched on Feb. 1, hopes to change that.
Roaming from Fullerton and Placentia on the northern tip to Santa Ana and Irvine and all the w ... More >>
Any of you guys try the new Coca Cola "Freestyle" machines yet? These are the super futuristic touchscreen soda machines that give you 100 flavors of Coke products that are made by a printer. Yes, a printer. I don't understand it. I had to read the description several times. Frankly, it scar ... More >>