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The Location Scout

Charles Russell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Russell

Do you know what it feels like to have a location scout come to your house? Well, the house I grew up in has it's own agent. No joke!

16 on the Streets of LA

Lu Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lu Parker

On a recent beautiful sunny day, we two girls, one experienced, the other new to the art of driving, got brave and put the car in drive.

Why I'm Bullish on LA

Al Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Al Abrams

There are three reasons why I feel that Los Angeles will come out of the recession stronger than before -- and why I think LA will have a leg up on other major American cities.

In Search of LA: Street Art (PHOTOS)

Jim Stevenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jim Stevenson

Photographer Jim Stevenson captures LA through its street art.

LA Pulls Plug on Costly Coal: Like Taking 11 Million Cars Off Road

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jeff Biggers

Villaraigosa's clean energy initiative recognizes the massive and largely overlooked costs of dirty coal on his local constituents -- and the nation -- and the need to move to a coal-free future.

Why We Love LA: Your Weekend-To-Do-List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

For the rest of the best in Los Angeles cultural happenings, check out Flavorpill LA. ...

The Triumph of the Pill

Charles Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Russell

Don't be tardy for the party. That was the last text message I received at 5am Monday morning after the 11th annual Coachella Music Festival -- also known as "Three Days in the Valley."

Blog About Your Small Business For The Huffington Post

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We are launching a small business group blog! Using our four local verticals---New York, Chicago, Denver, and Los Angeles---as a guide, we'll pick ab...

Kathryn Bigelow: Filmmaker

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Bigelow's characters are human beings, every one capable of transgressing simple definitions, forcing us to think deeply about choices we make, and ultimately about human experience and our common "reality."

Ajami: You're Not in "Exodus" Anymore

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Leon T. Hadar

Ironically, Ajami introduce American viewers to a new brand of Israel/Palestine that seems to reflect the political, social and cultural realities of this region more than the fantasies being concocted by the PR geniuses.

Grand Theft Auto- Part 1

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Greg Selkoe

What is the most overlooked key issue of our time? A nuclear Iran, America's failing education system, the need for better dental hygiene? The answ...

America's Safest City Neighborhoods: Does Yours Make The Cut?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While America's biggest cities were once hotbeds of crime and violence, in recent years places like Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston have become relat...

Antonio Villaraigosa: The Mayor We Deserve

Brock Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brock Cohen

As we succumbed to Villaraigosa's tapestry of promises, proclamations, and unctuous used car lot charm, his quest became ours.

A Short History of a Tall Jew: A Tale of Self-Publishing

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Dennis Danziger

I am the world's worst Jewish businessman. I don't understand why I'm so bad with money. So self-publishing my novel was something most of my friends and family warned me against.

LA Street Food Festival -- A Sold Out Show

Ross Resnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ross Resnick

Exactly how popular is the street food movement right now? People started lining up outside the iron gates at the LA Street Food Festival at least an hour before it was slated to officially start.

Alex Sánchez and Confronting Prevention and Intervention Efforts

Gabriel Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gabriel Lerner

So far, the prosecution's effort to connect ex-gang member Alex Sánchez with the public perception as a callous murderer and capo of a drug-dealing and criminal group has failed.

There's a Hole in the Bucket, Dear Liza

Andy Lipkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Andy Lipkis

Every time it rains, the City leaks billions of gallons of rainwater, literally throwing it right out to sea. The solution to Los Angeles' droughts is rainwater harvesting.

Washington Post To Close New York, Chicago, LA Bureaus

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The Washington Post will close its remaining U.S. bureaus in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago at the end of the year to save money...

Brad Pitt In Motorcycle Accident

TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ has learned Brad Pitt was involved in a minor motorcycle accident moments ago in Los Angeles. A witness at the scene tells us Pitt was trying to ...

Two Dead And L.A. Shelters Maxed Out As Temperatures Drop

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Two Southern California residents have died from exposure to unseasonably cold temperatures in the area, leading many homeless to seek refuge in local...

Let the New Partnership Begin

Mark Ridley-Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Ridley-Thomas

A partnership between the University of California and Los Angeles County to open a new hospital in South L.A. moved closer to reality with the unanimous approval of the UC Board of Regents.

Waging a War on Violence in Los Angeles

Brian Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Brian Center

I looked at the faces in the small room and heard the voices and realized that this is war. This is why people kill each other. It was fear.

Skid Row 'Mayor' On Mission To Improve Lives Of L.A. Homeless

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Skid Row resident and activist Jeff Page is L.A.'s only homeless public official. After his career as a rap promoter failed, Page landed on Skid Row a...

Los Angeles LIVE on Twitter: Local News, Sports, People

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Follow the latest in Los Angeles LIVE through our curated Twitter lists: local news, local sports, and local people via tweets. Do you know a tweet...

Roman Polanski's Lawyers Meet With DOJ, Argue Against Extradition

Wall Street Journal | TAMARA AUDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Lawyers for Roman Polanski met with U.S. Department of Justice officials to make their case against extraditing the 76-year-old fugitive film director...