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Just TAP and Spin Through the Unlocked Expo Line Turnstile

Joel Epstein | Posted 03.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Given our history, it's terrific to see a County Supervisor and others promoting, rather than deriding, transit ridership in LA. Still, I'd rather see expedited transit construction than read incredulous creative writing about how Metro is meeting artificially low ridership projections.

Chef Govind Armstrong's Garden-to-Table Restaurants Make L.A. a More Delicious Place

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

George Bernard Shaw once said "There is no sincerer love than the love of food," and certainly Chef Govind Armstrong would wholeheartedly agree.

Will It Take an Earthquake to Bring the Subway to the Sea?

Joel Epstein | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

As any good student of L.A. history can tell you, following the Northridge quake the Santa Monica freeway was rebuilt in less than three months. Of course I am not wishing for an earthquake, mudslide or fire.

Bishop Charles Blake Reveals Mega Churches Political Impact and Social Responsibilities

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanya Young Williams

The jury is still out as to whether mega churches are good for our society or not. As a culture, we have learned that bigger isn't always better. Either way, mega churches, with their vast outreach, do have responsibilities to their communities, state and nation.

Old Skool Los Angeles: When Everybody Did the Hustle

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 09.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Linnie Frank Bailey

'Hustling' was more than just a song and dance in L.A.'s working class neighborhoods. It was also a way of life, and hustling was a term commonly used to describe doing whatever it took to bring in additional income.

China, Meet Crenshaw: Lula Washington Dance Theatre Goes On Tour

Debra Levine | Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Winding down a 25-day, four-province tour of Central China, Lula Washington Dance Theatre delivered a kickin' mixed-repertory dance program -- its all...

Rain, Snow and the Prospects for 30/10 in 2011

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The end-of-year deluge is not getting me down. Instead, I see the storms, which have blanketed the East in snow and LA in rain, as more evidence of our need to build the subway.

Southern California Black Panthers Tell Their Stories in A New Documentary

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

Director Gregory Everett didn't know his father growing up. But he did know that he had been a Black Panther.