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Bua-ism and the Matrix: Art Meets MMA

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts
Dan Shapiro

Imagining a Venn diagram of combat sports and painting, it's difficult to conceptualize any logical correlation between the two art forms. Martial arts favor heavy, powerful strikes, while visual arts prefer the finesse of light, deft strokes.

Breaking Down UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.23.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A fight nearly two years in the making, this matchup between Rousey and Zingano dates back to April 2013, when Zingano (9-0, 2-0 UFC) scored a brutal TKO win over Miesha Tate to earn a crack at promotional gold.

15 Things Never to Say to an Angeleno

Orbitz.com | Posted 02.12.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

When you live in Los Angeles, it's very likely you'll see a Kardashian walking out of a 24-hour pharmacy at odd hours. Why? Because they don't want to be bothered. Leave. The. Famous. People. Alone.

TopTune Is L.A.'s Most Fun Live Music Game Show

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.14.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Los Angeles is a city rich with live music, but there has been no live music event that pays tribute to the songwriting talent in this city quite like TopTune, part talent showcase, part songwriting competition, part improv comedy - a "Circus of musical alchemy" and a rollicking good time.

Jeremy Lin Makes It A Gold Christmas For Lakers

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.25.2014 | Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers don't do silver. Jeremy Lin got his teammates custom gold headphones for Christmas. While the Lakers' record isn't especiall...

Leaving Los Angeles: A 30-Year Journey

Joan Moran | Posted 02.15.2015 | Los Angeles
Joan Moran

The LA living experience has become the observer experience and I don't want to be an observer anymore. I want to live in a city whose character is still vibrant, a city that screams friendliness.

2014's Top LA Foodstuffs Under $14

Mike Metz | Posted 02.15.2015 | Taste
Mike Metz

While it's never an easy task inventorying the true annual best frugal bites, with the following I've given it the old college try.

Finding Soul in LA: Five Creative Adventures in the City

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 01.18.2015 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

I love taking classes. I love learning. Since graduating college, I've signed up for courses all over LA, from UCLA Extension's writing seminars (they're great!) to improv workshops at The Groundlings (good too!). And I won't even get into all the acting classes I have experienced.

Local Law Enforcement Chipping Away at the Fourth Amendment

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The Bill of Rights was designed to protect the People from their government. That's quite literally becoming history today as new challenges, now from local law enforcement, chip away at the Fourth Amendment's protections of privacy.

No Ponies Were Harmed in the Creation of This Print

Global Yodel | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

Global Yodel caught up with LA photographer JonPaul Douglass to learn more about his hilarious Pizza in the Wild series. Read on to learn about Jon...

3 Examples of Why the MLB Draft Is Desperate for More Analytical Insight

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Coaches, scouts, GMs and fantasy baseball players are quickly changing their strategies to incorporate more player and team stats. Everyone is talking about it, everyone is embracing it, and everyone has seen the movie, Moneyball.

The Perfect Day You Never Expected to Have in Los Angeles

Shoptiques | Posted 11.01.2014 | Travel
Shoptiques

The City of Angels, a megacity and metropolis you kinda have to visit once in your life. Yes, yes, it tends to get a bad rep - the traffic, the dirt, the people - but only, because most visitors don't know what to do and where the cool kids hang.

These Often-Invisible Women Experience Sexual Assault At An Alarming Rate

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact

A new study reflects a troubling reality regarding sexual assault on Skid Row. The Downtown Women's Action Coalition, which aims to improve housi...

9 Reasons To Love California

Global Yodel | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

In most parts of the state, it's sunny -- all the time -- and save for the occasional earthquake, living is good.

Top 13 Things That Make A Great Burger

Anne Maxfield | Posted 08.23.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

There is no such thing as a great "burger" made from grain, seafood, soybeans, poultry, or vegetables.

Armed Suspect Caught After Chase On LA Freeway And Rooftops

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.09.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man armed with a rifle who climbed onto the roofs of homes after a police chase, then barricaded himself in a home for several ...

Bookstore Tour of Los Angeles

Michelle Chahine | Posted 07.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Michelle Chahine

At thisbookstore, It's the second floor that will amaze you.

Antonia Crane Talks About Sex Work, Slut-Shaming, Biting Matthew McConaughey and Her New Book: Spent

David Henry Sterry | Posted 07.05.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I met Antonia Crane when I was putting together an anthology I did about sex work & sex workers. From our first correspondence it was clear she was sm...

LA: A Lesson in the Haves and the Have Nots

Michele Bigley | Posted 06.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Michele Bigley

The other day an actress friend in LA told me she was a Lyft driver to make extra cash. She used to travel the world as a musical performer and dancer...

Wild Pizzas: Interview With Jonpaul Douglass

Global Yodel | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Global Yodel

Jonpaul Douglass knew everyone liked pizza, but he had no idea his hilarious Pizza in the Wild series would become this popular. The photos of strateg...

Giants Offense Backs Bumgarner for Win

Malaika Bobino | Posted 06.05.2014 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

Countless mistakes held in the first frame led to a Giants lead that was unattainable yesterday. Today the bats stayed 'hot' for San Francisco as they pulled away in the fifth for the 7-2 victory over the Dodgers.

Naturalize Now -- Citizenship Application to Double in Length

Elena Shore | Posted 05.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Elena Shore

In May, the citizenship application, called the N-400, will become twice as long, going from 10 pages to 21 pages.

World Water Day 2014: Why These 500 Americans Decided to Live on Just 4 Liters of Water

George McGraw | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
George McGraw

Difficulties shaving their legs or washing their hair, inventive ways of cooking a meal or washing the dishes... It's amazing how the experience sticks with you, even after it's over.

Earthquakes and Linda Blair

Chef Rossi | Posted 05.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Chef Rossi

Tourists around the breakfast table were busily Facebooking their three second ordeal. But it got me thinking about how fragile our lives really are.

14 Heavenly Candy Lands Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Think of this as your very own Valentine's Day bucket list of 14 candy kingdoms -- places where you can shop for sugar (and sweet treats) around the world.