Friday, April 20
The Call couldn't have imagined its rousing song "Let the Day Begin" would be the rally cry for not one (Al Gore) but two (Tom Vilsack) presidential campaigns. The Northern California group, who came into their own in the 1980s, haven't had a release since 2 ... More >>
Little-known fact: The U.S. Geological Survey has an earthquake-warning system called "Shake Alert."
It's in prototype form and would only warn a select few (including the Los Angeles' Emergency Operations Center) a maximum of 90 seconds before a big one sets off sensors. The general public would n ... More >>
Divine Fits features Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade and Britt Daniel from Spoon. Watching the new act at the Bootleg last night was probably a lot like watching a Phoenix rise from the ashes. Boeckner served as lead singer and guitarist, while Daniel played bass.
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We are impeccable thieves, transplanting artists both from burgs bearing but a single Waffle House and metropolises where they measure the cold in Celsius. Biggie credited the centripetal pull of L.A. to the weather, the women and the weed. The ability to work was implied. The city has been a music ... More >>
What if we were to tell you that L.A. has an earthquake warning system that pretty much works, but that only a few folks will get the precious alerts?
The U.S. Geological Survey's prototype "Shake Alert" system has been running since January. It can theoretically warn you as much as 90 ... More >>
The Coachella Valley was once known as a fantastic spot for a getaway from L.A., especially during its high season in winter, when it features almost-certain sunshine and better temperatures.
In recent years, Coachella has become synonymous with just one thing: Coachella. But this year, the music f ... More >>
Facebook33-year-old Alanna ReichleA 33-year-old woman employed by the Palm Springs Police Department was arrested on Monday for allegedly having sex -- and oral sex -- with a minor since he was 16.
City worker Alanna Reichle directs the Western Coachella Valley Police Activities League, or ... More >>
Echo Park's much-loved autonomous zone the Machine Project has hosted not just fascinating art but fascinating music, too, for much of its lifespan. Now the space has been commandeered by a combination of both for eternity--or at least the next 24 hours, starting Saturday at noon--with an Internet ... More >>