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PHOTO: Beer Company Removes Billboards Encouraging Men To Pee In Public

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

One beer company is apologizing for a wee mistake in a recent ad campaign. Tectate's billboards, which featured a tree with the Spanish word for b...

Los Angeles Joins Fight Against Climate Change

Kassie Siegel | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green
Kassie Siegel

Some 17,000 people live in Boone, N.C. -- and none are movie stars, as far as I know. But this town does share at least two things with the city of Los Angeles. Both are going to be hit hard by climate change. And both are fighting back.

PopConLA 2012

Clarissa Burt | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home
Clarissa Burt

Though somewhat under the radar, PopConLA is beginning to look like it will be the next must-go-to media convention. But, will it really be worth it to drop your hard earned cash on some tickets?

Chef Marcus Samuelsson On Eating All Over The World

Jetsetter.com | Posted 08.31.2012 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Ethiopian-born, Gothenburg-raised and Harlem-settled chef Marcus Samuelsson took the flavors of his international past and infused them into his new memoir.

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: AT WAR WITH WALMART

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.10.2012 | Los Angeles

Led by a motorcycle brigade and Chinese lion dancers, thousands of Angelenos marched through the heart of Chinatown Saturday to protest Walmart moving...

Ellen von Unwerth: Do Not Disturb! (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 08.29.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

After working for a decade as an internationally renowned model, Ellen von Unwerth has become one of the world's most notable fashion photographers. A...

Health Care Report Forces Homelessness Issue

Joel John Roberts | Posted 08.29.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Los Angeles' effort to clean up Skid Row is a sign that the health of people struggling with homelessness has become a motivating factor. Could homeless Americans finally have the opportunity to be permanently housed because this country deems health to be a societal right?

Dodgers Shutout Twice by Giants

Malaika Bobino | Posted 08.27.2012 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

Ryan Vogelsong took a page out of Barry Zito's book in shutting out the Dodgers 2-0 last night to prep Tim Lincecum for the sweep today.

10-Year-Old Fire Audit Ignored by Controller and City Council -- Public Safety Crisis in L.A. Continues

Kevin James | Posted 08.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

The LA Fire Department response time has been a serious failure, making our city more dangerous. While that concern is understandable and indeed warranted, I remain optimistic that the LAFD will solve this crisis.

Taking a Band Stand: Telling the Whole Truth (Maybe) About Milo Greene

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.26.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Milo Greene's debut album is a collection of dreamy sounds, tasty hooks and mellifluous vocals featuring exquisite four-part harmonies that are destined for film soundtracks and TV show treatments.

A Take Out Order of the Westside Subway Extension

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Rampture upon us and street services repaving the street I live on, even though my stretch seems just fine, I have been challenged of late to see the L.A. transportation glass as mostly full.

An Interview With Gordy Grundy and His "Whole Damn Oeuvre"

Lisa Adams | Posted 08.25.2012 | Arts
Lisa Adams

A graphic poster stapled to a telephone pole read "Gordy Grundy: BURN A Retrospective, One Night Only. The Whole Damn Oeuvre." Grundy is an L.A.-based artist who is better known as an art writer. His poster brought some questions to mind.

Where to Watch the Dodgers When You're not in LA

Party Earth | Posted 08.22.2012 | Sports
Party Earth

If you want to watch the Dodgers race for the pennant, there are tons of places around the country to catch all the contested action without having to...

Does The Homeless Bill Of Rights Do Enough?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 08.22.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Sure, this is a compassionate response, but is protecting people on the streets from legal citations really going to help them long term?

A Musical Portrait of LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

"Trouble in Paradise" and "Who Shot Rock & Roll" serve to remind of us of how much music can shape the very landscape of our lives and our times, through journeys that both define and transcend the place where we live.

Homesickness

Gideon Resnick | Posted 08.18.2012 | College
Gideon Resnick

I have always clung to my family's history as something that defines me in a way I have yet to understand. I feel ignorant though when people ask when was the last time I visited, because I simply haven't... ever.

Bill Maher Headlines PETA Stand-Up For Animals Benefit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.15.2012 | Green

It's not uncommon for A-list celebrities to give PETA their backing by showing the world what they're made of. But at Wednesday's PETA benefit at the ...

Methinks the Lady Doth Protest Too Much

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.14.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Museum director Ann Philbin states, "In recent years Los Angeles has given New York (and Paris and London and Berlin) a concerted and determined run for its money as the liveliest, and most flourishing, art capital in the world."

WATCH: Troubling Working Conditions in LA’s Waste and Recycling Plants

Posted 06.15.2012 | Latino Voices

Los Angeles is the second largest waste market in the United States, and it has a problem. In a short film by Cuéntame, an online collective of s...

Persecution Or Precaution? More Cities Use Tactics To Ban Homeless From City Spaces

Joel John Roberts | Posted 08.13.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Cities nationwide are using tactics to battle the encroachment of homelessness on their streets and public spaces.

Back at Home, But Still at War

Gregory C. Scott | Posted 08.12.2012 | Los Angeles
Gregory C. Scott

our troops aren't finished with war when they come home. After being acclimated to a life of combat, they return home to what is now foreign to them. Let's show real support for our troops by hiring them when they come home.

It's the End of the School Year -- Have Pity

Larry Strauss | Posted 08.12.2012 | Education
Larry Strauss

This time of year, I always get asked to give students a D instead of an F. "He already got into college! What a shame if he couldn't go," I'm told. Yes, but it's also a shame if he goes and doesn't succeed because we never held him accountable.

Why Do Transportation Sales Tax Measures Succeed?

Erik Johnson | Posted 08.11.2012 | College
Erik Johnson

Local roads are falling apart, transit riders have been left behind, and the money to fix it all is disappearing just as quickly.

The Addams Family: Creepy, Kooky, and Delightful

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 08.07.2012 | Home
Charles Karel Bouley

Yes, they're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're all together ookie...still. Catch the tour in Los Angeles and them moving on nationally until the year's end with stops in Seattle, DC and points in between.

LGBT-Friendly Los Angeles Destinations To Visit While You're Celebrating Pride

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This weekend, Pride comes to the City of Angels. Southern California's biggest gathering of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities wi...