It's usually about this time of year that you might start to wonder, What would it be like to live near a cemetery? The L.A. area is rife with spectacularly spooky graveyards, from Hollywood Forever to Woodlawn near Santa Monica College, from Angelus Rosedale in Harvard Heights to Rose Hills in Whi ... More >>
Just as Los Angeles was breathing a sigh of relief this afternoon that the rainstorm had finally passed, some terrible driver had to go and shear off a fire hydrant in the Rose Hills. That's all it took for an epic, 10-storyish geyser...
Ted SoquiJesse Valadez's iconic 'Gypsy Rose.'Photos by Ted Soqui Mourners over the weekend paid their last respects to the man who created arguably the most-celebrated lowrider in history, "Gypsy Rose." Jesse Valadez died last month of colon cancer at age 64. The hot-pink 1964 Chevrolet Impa ... More >>
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