Updated at the bottom with a lengthy response from Davis, including his disagreement with a few of the assertions presented in our piece. First posted at 4:32 p.m. Bill Davis, president and CEO of Southern California Public Radio, which includes public radio station KPCC (89.3 FM), was not reelecte ... More >>
USC announced this afternoon that basketball players James Blasczyk and Dewayne Dedmon have been "suspended indefinitely from all team activities" following allegations of brawling during the Trojans' road trip to Spokane, Washington over the weekend. Interim head coach Bob Cantu said the pair had ... More >>
That redneck crack known as oxycodone has reached down the coast from the hinterlands of eastern Washington state to our own backyard. And the LAPD announced a massive drug bust today, stating that 41 people, including 28 in L.A., were in custody for narcotics-related violations. The department sa ... More >>
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It took him 10 years to build his ode to our city. And it doesn't even look like the town you know. That's because it's the Los Angeles of yesteryear. Larry Kmetz, a 70-year-old man previously know for amassing an impressive collection of R&B vinyl, has directed his passion into constructing a sca ... More >>
Flickr/Ashley R. GoodNo need to fear milkshakes. According to reports from the New York Times and Associated Press, low levels of radioactive iodine from the compromised Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan have been found in milk in California and Washington state. Last week, tests of mi ... More >>
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced that they just recovered a Volkswagen van that had been reported stolen in 1974. The 1965 Bus was found in at the Los Angeles/Long Beach ports, in a shipping container bound for the Netherlands, Customs authorities said. They ran the van's vehi ... More >>
You could maybe see the writing on the walls as far back as last year, when the Knitting Factory, located in the heart of Hollywood just down from the intersection of Hollywood and Highland, was dealing with occupancy issues. The neighborhood wanted them out, were unhappy with the direction the club ... More >>
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