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Expendable Arnold: What's Ahead for Schwarzenegger?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

It seems clear that movies are in Schwarzenegger's future. But there's plenty of politics to come before he's done being governor next January, and plenty after as well.

Los Angeles Has Turned Its "Heart On"

Charles K. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles K. Williams

Every first Sunday of the month, nestled in Lincoln Heights, there is a celebration of the arts and life. It's called "Heart On." This event takes p...

Paris Has Its Seine, Vienna Has Its Danube, London Has Its Thames and We (Lucky Us) Have Our L.A. River

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

Screw developers. I'm thinking about the L.A. river's ability to offer a haven for thoughtfulness and a deeper way of considering one's transitory time here on this planet.

In The Public Interest : Public Transportation, The Wave Of The Future

Erin Steva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Steva

High-maintenance, tech-savvy and outspoken are just a few of the terms describing Generation Y. But car free? According to Ad Age, the millennial coho...

Audit of Federal Stimulus Funds in Los Angeles Shows $111 Million in ARRA Grants Has Only Created 55 Jobs

Wendy Greuel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wendy Greuel

Los Angeles has become the largest City in America to conduct an audit of how ARRA funds have been expended.

The Best of 9/11

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

On 9/11, my survival instinct suggested that a celebration of good art is ultimately the best way to focus on the light at the end of the tunnel. Even if the tunnel is long and dark, and the light is, at first, rather difficult to perceive.

PLAN ForYourArt September 16-22

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thro...

Immigrants Drive Campaign to Unionize L.A. Car Washes

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

In Los Angeles, carwash workers are driving a movement to expose rampant abuses in one of the city's dirtiest jobs.

51 Dates in 50 Weeks: Finding Love or Flirting With Disaster?

Jim Moret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jim Moret

This book is a cathartic and humorous companion for any young woman bracing the quest for a relationship in a big city. The author is no wallflower and she is no angel.

Obama's Infrastructure Bank, the Party of No and Bike Lanes in Brooklyn

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Imagine a pair of roomy bike lanes hugging the park-side curb of a broad boulevard of pre-war mansions and stately apartment houses.

Los Angeles Launches Nation's First Israel Divestment Campaign

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

On April 1, 2010, in a no-holds-barred interview with the Christian Science Monitor, Israeli peacemaker Jonathan Ben Artzi, a PhD candidate at Brow...

For-Profit Hospitals Performing More C-Sections

Nathanael Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nathanael Johnson

Women are at least 17 percent more likely to have a cesarean section at a for-profit hospital than at one that operates as a non-profit. A surgical birth can bring in twice the revenue of a vaginal delivery.

Gay Saudi Diplomat Seeks Asylum In U.S.

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A Saudi diplomat in Los Angeles reportedly has asked for political asylum in the United States, claiming his life is in danger if he is...

New York City Burrito Odyssey: Pinche Taquería's California Bean & Cheese

Simon Maxwell Apter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Simon Maxwell Apter

Because of its unique nature, a California Bean & Cheese cannot be rated by the traditional rules of burrito adjudication. For one thing, these bad boys are supposed to fall apart.

Do You Live With Matt Leinart Type Expectations?

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

If you are single and you are not going out there and meeting people every single day, nobody is going to come and rescue you. No one is going to rescue you from your life.

Whizzing Around Familiar Corners at Unfamiliar Angles

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

My daughter is learning to drive and I'm experiencing the sensation of whizzing around familiar corners at unfamiliar angles. And I'm trying very hard...

Community Justice, Not Criminal Justice

Kaile Shilling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Kaile Shilling

In rejecting the ban on juvenile life without parole sentences the California State Assembly missed an opportunity to bring our state into line with the rest of the Western world.

Enough About the Nut Bag In Florida; the Noise Is Dangerous

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Our actions as a nation have been far more offensive to the Muslim world than a crazy man in Florida. Bush's illegal occupation of Iraq and our failed mission in Afghanistan have only harmed us more.

On the Waterfront: A New Park Rises in Brooklyn

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

There's so much new public space in NY that even a tourist magnet as big as the City can afford to let the public know about some of its new gems.

Black Plague In L.A.? Squirrel Tests Positive At

KTLA | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Alamos Campground in the Angeles National Forest has been shut down after a squirrel captured there tested positive for plague....

3 LAX Terminals Shut Down After Guard Leaves Door Open

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

LOS ANGELES — Officials say three terminals at the Los Angeles International Airport were briefly shut down after an airport contract worker lef...

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Ester Partegas' Dark Humor And Collages On View In Santa Monica

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ester Partegas WHAT: "Less World" WHEN: September 11 - October 30, 2010 WHERE: Christopher Grimes Gallery 916 Colorado Ave. Santa Moni...

Shane West's Journey to Nikita

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Clearly Shane West believes in taking charge of his life, even when it comes to relatively mundane details. When he moved to Toronto from L.A. to begin shooting Nikita, he chose to drive himself the 2186 miles.

Social Worker Hits The Streets Of L.A.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

With approximately 25,000 homeless people on the streets every night, it's no wonder why Los Angeles is sometimes referred to as the 'Homeless Capital...

City Life: Los Angeles, CA

Leon Logothetis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

The 'City of Angels' is a city people tend to either love or hate. I most definitely am a lover of this grand metropolis. Many people associate the ci...