Thinking of eggs as a seasonal crop might be a paradigm line some seasonal eaters aren't ready to cross. But consider for a moment the current state of the egg. We've been conveniently and cheaply inundated with mass-produced ova for decades, and all of them are predominantly produced from static ... More >>
Camp and Hotel SiestaYou see, East Coast, this is how the pros do earthquakes.
A 4.3 hit Southern California (4 miles southeast of Newhall, to be precise), and we barely even noticed. In fact, much of the LA Weekly daily news staff was at lunch and didn't notice at all.
You want to know why ... More >>
LA Weekly Flickr pool/R. E. ~chocolate mole cupcakes
This LA Weekly Flickr pool photo comes to you from photographer R. E. ~, a lovely shot of the mole cupcakes at a new bakery in Newhall called, apparently, The Poached Pair. Guess somebody's going to have to go to Newhall. Sure, we'll drive ... More >>
Self-serve bypass, sucka!If there's a hell on Earth, we're pretty sure it's the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Not only does a simple license/registration errand eat up the better part of an afternoon, but a cacophony of cranky employees and crankier babies makes it the worst aftern ... 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 >>
Steve Cooleyâ€‹Kamala Harris, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, launched an ad last week attacking her opponent, Steve Cooley, for closing down the L.A. District Attorney's environmental crimes unit.Today, she upped the volume on those attacks, trotting out a former prosecutor in the D. ... More >>
Hart High SchoolHart High School cheerleaders -- not involved in the fracas.It was a case of girl-on-girl violence. A 16-year-old was stabbed as many as four times by a teen the same age who was a member of the school choir at Hart High School in Newhall Wednesday, according to authorities an ... More >>
NASAHot enough for you yet? Still complaining about that cool summer? Didn't think so. And it looks like Madre Nature is about to turn it up a notch. The National Weather Service has issued a notice that states, in part, "dangerous heat expected" for Wednesday.
The usual suspects should be o ... More >>
An "excessive heat watch" has been issued by the National Weather Service for much of Los Angeles Tuesday and Wednesday, with "dangerous heat possible" and even record temperatures for the San Fernando Valley, the San Gabriel Valley, and the Santa Monica Mountains.
A high-pressure system is ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSTHIS WEEK'S STAGE FEATURE on Palestine, New MexicoFEMALE OF THE SPECIES
The Geffen Playhouse just announced that Anette Bening will star in Joanna Murray-Smith's comedy, The Female of the Species along with David Arquette, Mirielle Enos, Merritt Weve ... More >>
As a service to our readers still looking for a date to all the holiday parties, we've got a bunch of music-related Craigslist 'missed connections' to relay. It's been a busy week not hooking up when you should have, so let's get down to business.
guy en Universal Music Group - m4m - 20 (woodland ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Bill Cain's Equivocation and Burglars of Hamm's Land of the Tigers NEW GOLDEN AGE OF BRITISH THEATRE
In today's The Guardian, Mark Lawson writes at some length on a new Golden Age of British theater.
Among the more salient quotatio ... More >>
If you were heading south on the 5 this morning near Newhall, you might have had a few Halloween flashbacks. The LA Times reported that a truck carrying pomegranates collided with a box truck, spilling the bright red fruit over the highway shortly before 4 a.m. Maybe some Caltrans workers got their ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSTHEATER NEW REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on producer Sir Cameron MackintoshStage Raw: ZAR Theatre ZAR from Wroclaw, Poland has been in Southern California for over a week, conducting workshops of their choral-physical technique at UC Irvine and UCLA. Their Tryptich opens next w ... More >>
Spaceland, June 6, 2008
By Siran Babayan
Well, dye my eyes and call me a reborn James fan. Apparently the Manchester folky pop band has had a more profound impact on some of the people here at Spaceland than they did on me back when I casually listened to them in college. Hours before James ... More >>