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Knife 'Found' At O.J. Simpson's Former Home Ruled Out As 1994 Murder Weapon

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 04.02.2016 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Testing has ruled out a knife purportedly found at the former home of O.J. Simpson as having been used in the 1994 murders he ...

In L. A., a Wright House at Auction

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.11.2017 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

A house with a one-of-a-kind pedigree will soon hit the auction block in Los Angeles. Built in 1939 -- the same year as Fallingwater -- it was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, its construction supervised by a young John Lautner.

A Road Trip for Public Transportation

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.18.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Sometimes I need a good road trip to think about public transportation. Last week I took a much needed working vacation by flying to Reno. A friend met me there and we started our adventure, by car, in the rapidly hipsterfying Midtown neighborhood.

M Café Serves Up On The Westside

Victor and Mary | Posted 02.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Victor and Mary

The M French Toast made with rustic pecan-cherry bread, hand dipped in a cinnamon and nutmeg-spiked batter and partnered with tempeh bacon maintained the nostalgia.

Who Does How Much Homework: A Response to The Atlantic

Anna Leahy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Anna Leahy

Too much homework is a problem, and the fast-approaching Common Core State Standards will probably make that situation worse. But there exist bigger problems in this world, too, and these overarching problems are not unrelated to who's doing how much homework.

I Tried to Write a Book Once

Teresa Hsiao | Posted 08.25.2013 | Comedy
Teresa Hsiao

I'm sitting in a coffee shop in Brentwood, with a laptop in front of me, next to a window facing San Vicente Boulevard. I'm trying to write a book. Not sure yet what it'll be about, but it's going to be something deep, profound, voice-of-my-generation-ish, critically admired and vaguely popular.

The Story Of A Hollywood Exec Who Gave It All Up To Help Slum Kids

Posted 02.13.2013 | Impact

Former Hollywood executive Scott Neeson doesn't have a car or a home -- and he couldn’t be happier. Neeson, who once ran Century Fox Internationa...

Sunset Blvd: The Bus Not Taken

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

L.A. Times' Christopher Hawthorne continued his excellent series on L.A.'s boulevards with a piece on iconic Sunset Blvd. I was surprised that the critic didn't ride and record his observations from the painfully slow Metro # 2 bus.

Brentwood Restaurant & Lounge: Sophisticated Yet Accessible

Scott Bridges | Posted 09.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

Whether you're a Brentwood local or a venturing foodie looking for a friendly new destination, Brentwood Restaurant & Lounge is a can't-miss must-do.

PHOTOS: Mandeville Canyon Masterpiece For $8.3 Million

Posted 09.30.2011 | Los Angeles

An architecturally stunning home in Mandeville Canyon has been listed for $8.3 million dollars. The 4,194-square-foot house is surrounded by lush o...

Ready, Set, Shop: L.A.'s 5 Newest Fashion and Beauty Spots

Style Section L.A. | Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

Bored of shopping the same old stores? Here are a few of L.A.'s freshest retail spots -- lovingly curated by the staff of Style Section L.A.

Dog Days of Summer in Toad Suck

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 09.08.2011 | Travel
Maggie Van Ostrand

I just got back from a cross-country drive with my two dogs and boy did we have a few adventures along the way. We were headed from Southern Californi...

Chef Speak: Carly Brien of Pressed Juicery

Heather Taylor | Posted 10.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Heather Taylor

In just eight months since opening up shop, Pressed Juicery has become West LA's preeminent juice bar, featuring freshly pressed blends that are equally healthful and delicious.

The Wilshire BRT: LA Metro's Achilles Tendon

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.23.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Given the mobility challenge older and disabled riders face, they should be the city's fiercest supporters of the rapid public transit solutions like the Wilshire BRT will provide.

PHOTOS: Vivi Nevo's Brentwood Modern For $4.79 Million

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.23.2011 | Los Angeles

Media mogul Vivi Nevo's Brentwood home has been listed at $4.79 million, down from the original price of $5.29 million. Built in 1964 and since remode...

PHOTOS: Frank Gehry's Schnabel House For $13 Million

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.22.2011 | Los Angeles

Frank Gehry’s Schnabel House is now for sale with a listing price of $13 million. The residence was completed in 1989 for Ambassador Rockwell Schnab...

Showing Some Political Backbone for the Wilshire Boulevard BRT

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Next to the spontaneous uprisings against illegitimate regimes in Tunisia and Egypt, as a news story, the Wilshire bus rapid transit (BRT) project pal...

Holiday Concierge: 5 LA Shops Worthy of Your Presents

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Stacie Krajchir

Rather than spend another dime at the same old cookie cutter, overcrowded and cliché shopping mall retail stores, drop into one of these favored neighborhood nooks.

Phyllis Diller Still Cackling at 93!

Barbara Schroeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barbara Schroeder

Is there anything better than the perfect joke at the perfect time? Yes, having it delivered by an iconic, wild-haired, eccentrically-dressed female comic who opened the door for women.

Brentwood Residents Outraged By LA Billionaire's Building Project | Martha Groves, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Tucked between Sunset and San Vicente boulevards lies a leafy Brentwood neighborhood whose ranch homes, driveway basketball hoops and occasional picke...

Breaking News: The 30/10 Initiative Is a National Story

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Let's close the 30/10 deal by being so united in our support that it is on the front page and everyone in Washington knows what we're talking about and asking for.

Getting the Masses to Ride Mass Transit in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With so many viable, desirable and thoughtful mass transit options out there let's keep plugging away on the good ones. I want more bus rapid transit and the Subway to the Sea along Wilshire.

LAPD Source: Infiniti Involved In Hit-And-Run Is In Custody, Driver Has Been Identified...

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: The LAPD has ruled the incident to be an accident, and no charges have been filed against the drivers involved. The LA Times reports today: Tw...

Brentwood Golf Course Employees Embezzle $180k | Bob Pool | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On the golf course, a little undercounting is not unheard of as players shave a stroke or two from this hole or that one to make their score more bear...

Everybody Eats Where? In LA, Vincenti

Mara Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mara Gibbs

When you crave a real Italian pizza, one of LA's finest Italian restaurants, Vincenti, cranks up the heat in their wood burning oven on Mondays.