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'Choking Game' Blamed For Death Of Santa Monica 12-Year-Old

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Police say a 12-year-old Southern California boy is dead after he apparently asphyxiated himself for thrills in the so-ca...

CARS Catalyzes Cultural Community

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

Community Arts Resources' mission emphasizes the development of public space in Los Angeles, a concept that may seem oxymoronic to some Angelenos.

Blague d'art: Newstalgia

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Peter Frank

Photography and painting speak with either the authority of relics - they are the past - or with the solitary immediacy of their makers, manifesting their nostalgia, and just maybe yours.

Homelessness Myth #2: "They're All Bums!"

Christine Schanes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Schanes

I have found that approximately 25 percent of homeless people are children. Together, women and children make up close to 40 percent of homeless people and are the fastest growing segment.

Plan ForYourArt April 15-21

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.

Road Test - 2010 Nissan Cube

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Boxcars. Kia's Soul, Scion's xB and Nissan's Cube. What else could you call them but Boxcars? And you either love them or hate them - at first sight...

Weekend radio --- automotive and racing

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Join us Saturday at 11am Pacific /2pm Eastern for THE CAR NUT SHOW and Sunday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern for WORLD RACING ROUNDUP on www.TalkRadioOne....

Los Angeles, Marathoned

Steven Nereo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steven Nereo

By the time we were driving back to Los Angeles from a camping trip, my dad and I had decided to run the LA marathon. It would be my first and his 52nd, at 72 years old.

La Grand Orange: A Delicious, Fun Experience

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The name rolls off the tongue... La Grand Oh-range... vaguely French and elegant, a rather strange nomenclature for a deceivingly casual café featuring some Japanese and Mexican dishes.

Love Babies? Help Knit for Good!

Jenny Yancey and Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jenny Yancey  and Dan Siegel

Located in Santa Monica, Stitches from the Heart sends handmade blankets and articles of clothing to babies all over the United States.

NY's High Line Designer Wins Park Job In Santa Monica

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This qualifies as very good news for fans of ambitious landscape architecture, not to mention for residents of Santa Monica: Field Operations, the sup...

Santa Monica Police Search For Serial Arsonist

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Santa Monica authorities stepped up their search this morning for a serial arsonist who has struck at least six times in the last month....

Special Event: Green Business Panel at the 8th Annual Conscious Life Expo: "Creating a Thriving Green Economy for Greater LA"

Claire Amber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Amber

The Greater Los Angeles area has much to offer in terms of green businesses, innovative thought and networking events geared towards raising consciousness and promoting sustainability.

Choking at the Intellectual Feast

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Joseph

As I wrote previously, this weekend I'm attending the fascinating Renaissance Weekend in Santa Monica, an event which brings to mind that infamous Rob...

Renaissance Weekend Comes to Santa Monica

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Joseph

I've been receiving invitations to the Renaissance Weekend for nearly a decade now and am only now getting around to joining this illustrious group fo...

Upward Bound House Family Shelter

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

Santa Monica-based Upward Bound bought a motel, redesigned it from the outside in and started a brand new family shelter. Last month's grand opening was inspiring, but now it's down to business.

Broad Museum: Beverly Hills In 'Bidding War' With Santa Monica

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

While we told you recently that Santa Monica was reported to be close to wrapping up a deal to have Eli Broad's much anticipated museum open in the be...

Adventures With the Stinky Cheese Man: Andrew From Andrew's Cheese Shop

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Thomas

The trick to getting past the scary cheese phobia is talking to your local cheese monger and tasting regularly.

Main Street Stores Serve Up Discounts and Drinks Today -- The First Last Friday

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Terry Gardner

Main Street shops in Santa Monica will stay open late Friday to inaugurate a monthly event: Last Fridays. Discounts will be served up with snacks and cocktails at select stores

Yoga Gives Back at Yogis Anonymous This Weekend

Michael Martin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Michael Martin

Yogis Anonymous will hold its Yoga Gives Back fundraiser Saturday. The two hour Yoga Gives Back fundraiser will feature four esteemed yoga instructors.

Will Eli Broad Join Jeffrey Deitch and MOCA on Grand Avenue?

Brady Westwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

After a cross-town game of musical chairs, the Broad Art collection may finally have the one site that makes the most sense, south of Disney Hall and across Grand Avenue from MOCA.

Vietnam Vet's Photos Show Santa Monica Pier During One Last Mellow Summer

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

In 1982, Vietnam veteran Jeffrey Giglioli hadn't been feeling well. His therapists encouraged him to return to his first love, still photography. So he spent the summer at the Santa Monica Pier.

Friday is LA's EV day -- Nissan's Leaf Hits Dodger Stadium, Santa Monica

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

For its first public showings outside Japan, Nissan's all-new Leaf "pure EV" plug-in electric sedan will see the first light of an American day at a press event this Friday morning at Dodger Stadium.

More Big Bucks for Roads in California: Oh, Goody!

Larry Arnstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Larry Arnstein

The State of California is getting ready to spend $20 billion, which we don't happen to have, but never mind that, on (hold your breath) freeway expansion!

Is Harley-Davidson the Next Casualty?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

How can Harley-Davidson stem the bleeding of red ink?