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Obama Mingles With Stars At Hollywood Fundraisers

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Actor Will Smith and basketball standout Earvin "Magic" Johnson for dinner and Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas for post-meal...

Grandmas For Hire: L.A.-Based Childcare Firm Offers New Career For Mature Women

Posted 10.12.2011 | Fifty

Women of a certain age who are struggling to find work now have a new option, as a Los Angeles-based employment agency is offering what some are calli...

Occupy L.A. Supporters Peaceful And Determined

Turnstyle | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

The Future of the Golden State

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 11.01.2011 | Latino Voices
Antonio Villaraigosa

Investing in jobs and education are the keys to securing prosperity and opportunity for Californians and for all Americans. Latinos are and will remain a core part of the plan to a brighter future.

LAPD Visits Artist Over Painting; Asks If He Is A 'Terrorist'

Posted 10.29.2011 | Arts

Los Angeles-based artist Alex Schaefer, 41, recently learned just how problematic it can be to have your work misinterpreted. A painting of his, whic...

June Wayne Dead At 93 | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

June Wayne, an important figure of the California art scene for many years, died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles after a long illness, according to...

Safety Changes Planned For L.A. Art Walk After Tragic Accident | Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times | Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts

After the death of a 2-month-old boy last month, a new City Council-approved task force is looking at safety issues surrounding the Downtown Los Angel...

The Laurel Canyon Goats Are Leaving!

Jonathan Handel | Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Handel

There comes a point in everyone's life when it's time to gather one's herd and leave the hustle and bustle of the big city. For Elaine and Michael Fr...

Neon Americana Based On 7 Deadly Sins

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

Artist and fashion editor Amanda Eliasch's neon signs, which are inspired by the seven deadly sins, are a tongue-in-cheek look at Hollywood culture. T...

Actor Aaron Eckhart Gets Militant About Battle: Los Angeles -- Now on DVD

Brad Balfour | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

"It took me a long time to get over the movie," Eckhart said. "I'm ready for the sequel. I wear khakis, keep my hair short, and stay by the phone."

Lindsay Lohan Quickly Released From Jail

AP | By ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 06.22.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Lindsay Lohan was released from a Los Angeles County jail Friday night, just hours after she was sentenced to 120 days for violating he...

WATCH: Jamie Oliver's 'Food Revolution' Season 2 Preview, Premiering Tonight

Posted 06.12.2011 | Home

Season 2 of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution premieres Tuesday night at 8pm on ABC and from the looks of it, Oliver hasn't had an easy time convincing t...

"Boutique of the Week" Spotlight: Calleen Cordero, LA

Boutique Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Boutique Week

2011-02-03-shoe.png LA's Calleen Cordero boutique fills its shelves with rustic yet gorgeously feminine accessories.

Crime is Down. For a Reason.

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

The 2010 Crime Stats are in, and for the 8th straight year, crime in Los Angeles is down.

Homeless Sweet Homeless

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Douglas Forbes

Can we make 2011 the year that we take America back? Back from public policies forged for the wealthy and the "middle class," not the working poor.

Los Angeles firm bids on Borgata stake | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JOE EPSTEIN/THE STAR-LEDGERThe Borgata, and The Water Club, in Atlantic City, N.J., June 5, 2008. Leonard Green & Partners LP, a Los Angeles buyou...

Before you can Taste the Love, you first have to Make the Love

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robbie Gennet

Monday, November 22. I'm drinking black tea with sugar, flying east with the sun across the vast Atlantic towards the continent where I reside. It is ...

Remainders: Declaring where you stand without divisive labels

Gotham Schools | GothamSchools | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A feature called "Where I Stand" lets teachers and activists go beyond black and white labels. (Failing Schools) No one should jump to conclus...

The California Endowment Supports Schwarzenegger's Refusal to Play Lame Duck Role

Robert Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Ross

The California Endowment today issued a press release applauding Governor Schwarzenegger for rejecting the role of a lame duck, and called on him to t...

Los Angeles' Juvenile Justice Fiasco

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Caster

We can go a long way toward helping California's budget crisis simply by reforming Los Angeles County's antiquated juvenile justice system. Californ...

Where Are America's Safest Drivers? Not In Philly Or Los Angeles...

The Car Connection | CarConnection | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Fort Collins, Colorado has again been named America's Safest Driving City, while drivers in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Dallas leave a lot to be d...

Dodgers deny 18th for Ubaldo

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DENVER -- Casey Blake hit a grand slam in Los Angeles` five-run eighth inning Friday night and the Dodgers beat Ubaldo Jimenez and the Colorado Rockie...

Camera's downtown buildings sell, Boulder Camera to move

Colorado Daily. | Colorado Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Camera, the longest operating business in downtown Boulder, is expected to move from its home of 119 years as the newspaper's red-brick properties...

Mitrice Richardsons Body Identified

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

2010 08 12Mitrice Richardsons Body IdentifiedPosted on falsetrueNews390pxtruefalse1200AMfalsefalseBy Michelle GarciaMichelle GarciaPLEASE...

I Can See Clearly Now... Not!?

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

As the old cars are scrapped and the age of our national fleet is modernized, the improvement in the air we breathe continues. Sometimes "legislating technology" can actually work.