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Former USC Receiver Rips Suspended Running Back

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 09.21.2011 | Sports

USC running back Marc Tyler was suspended earlier this week as a result of comments he made to TMZ implying that he got paid to play football at USC. ...

Cults Video Director Finds Muse In Jonestown Massacre

Turnstyle | Posted 09.21.2011 | Los Angeles

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

PLAN ForYourArt: July 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The Santa Barbara CAF is pulling an all-nighter for the 2nd annual 24-hour drawing extravaganza and fundraiser. Guests may watch and participate as artists and dabblers draw and make art.

Los Angeles School District Redoing Its Homework Policy

Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

A new policy that caps homework as a percentage of a student's overall grade has been suspended. Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent...

Invisible People: Fighting Homelessness With Art

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Ryan J. Bell

Great art makes you stop and think and ask questions. That is exactly what happened for me when I visited Christopher Chinn at his one-day installation on skid row in Los Angeles.

Cons, Crooks, and Bullies, Oh My: The Los Angeles Real Estate Experience

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

The real estate business is in tear-down condition. The confluence of the economy, the end of real estate boom days, the internet, and increasing cons...

Lakers Center Parks In Handicapped Spot

Ball Don't Lie | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports

It's hard to comprehend the line of thinking that allows for you to tell yourself that it's OK to drive up to and park in an open handicapped spot whe...

Visions of a Car-Free Los Angeles: Lessons from Carmageddon

Paul Tullis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Paul Tullis

Carma-no-geddon presented Los Angeles with a stunning vision of what it could be (and once was, I'm told).

'Green News Report' - July 19, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another re...

A Century City Station at Constellation? You Betcha!

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Last week, just after a large deer decided to make itself a hood ornament on our car, I got to thinking about what a great country this is. In spite ...

LIVE UPDATES: Los Angeles Traffic Situation

Posted 09.15.2011 | Los Angeles

Carmageddon is here at last -- that long-feared weekend period in which part of Los Angeles' busy i-405 freeway is shut down. So far, "everything i...

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...

'Carmageddon' Is Nigh

People | Caroline Slutsky | Posted 09.14.2011 | Celebrity

Dubbed "Carmageddon," the closing of Interstate 405 has also been on the minds of some of the city's more famous folks -- though not everyone plans to...

Picca Peru

One For The Table | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

Chef Ricardo Zarate has proven once and again his blossoming creativity of modern cuisine, all while never losing sight of his roots. His newest restaurant is the newest, hippest, most delicious place to dine in LA.

Music to Your... Eyes

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman


PLAN ForYourArt: July 14-20

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Design's ability to move us towards a more sustainable and creative urban lifestyle is at the heart of Little Tokyo Design Week, which will be open to the public from July 14 - July 17.

LA Street Artist Thank You X Reaches New Heights

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

Thank You X has made his mark not just by his Warhol homage, accented with flourishes of paint, but by his preternatural ability to decorate higher-up spots of the Los Angeles landscape.

Best Food Along America's Famous Highways

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.16.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

The old-fashioned road trip meant Ziploc-bagged car snacks and a whiny younger sibling asking (over and over again) if "we're there yet." Even if the ...

Escaping Carmageddon: Waze To The Rescue

Turnstyle | Posted 09.12.2011 | Technology

This is where Waze comes in: a free turn-by-turn GPS navigation app for smartphones with a built-in social component.

David Lohr

Ex-'Survivor' Producer, Accused Of Killing His Wife, To Appeal Extradition In Murder Trial | David Lohr | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles

The attorney representing reality television producer Bruce Beresford-Redman plans to appeal a Los Angeles judge's decision to extradite his client to...

Doug's Dozen: 12 Routes From Westwood to the Valley for Carmageddon

Doug Molitor | Posted 09.12.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Invent time machine, go back to 1966, drive 405 north to Valley. Invest in real estate, wait 45 years.

Lucas Kavner

'Snow Flower' Author Talks Friendship, Adapting Her Novel To Film | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

The complex bond of female friendship and intimacy is something author Lisa See has explored extensively with her past two novels. In her recent "Shan...

Pickled Onions & Crispy Tacos

One For The Table | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home
One For The Table

When ever I am asked what would my last meal be, the answer is always the same; a crispy taco. Crispy tacos are way at the top of my list of favorites...

Shearer Uneasy With Corps in New Katrina Film

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

It's easy to forget about Katrina and New Orleans, since it was almost six years ago. But actor/comic/filmmaker Harry Shearer has not forgotten. As a part-time resident of New Orleans he's lived it from the beginning.

Artist Gives Iconic City Streets A Narrow Makeover

Posted 09.10.2011 | Travel

Santa Monica graphic designer David Yoon is a man with vision. The kind of vision that takes the bustling, clunky streets of LA and turns them into in...