Category Archives: News & Sports

Santa Monica’s Memorial Paddle Out for George Floyd

Last Friday, more than 200 surfers from the Los Angeles area joined others around the world as they took part in a hallowed surfing ritual with its roots in Hawaii. Participants circled their surfboards and held hands alongside the Santa … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Images From The Protests in Los Angeles

Photographer Brian Michaels took these images in Downtown LA, the Westside and Van Nuys during the protests against police brutality on Sunday, May 31 and Monday, June 1, 2020.

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: The National Guard on Hollywood Boulevard

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Homefree: Out on the Streets while they Burn

By Tabitha Violencia As I sleep, I can hear people yelling in violent protest mere blocks from where I am. Stones and bottles hit the building. The locals know there are children here so near the violence. The violence is … Continue reading

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This Week Marks The Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust

The Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust is an  8-day period designated by Congress to remember and to educate Americans about the Holocaust. The dates are determined by the Hebrew calendar, and normally the remembrance “begins on the … Continue reading

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The End of an Era: Stan’s Donuts in Westwood Village has Closed Forever

Written by Marlene Steinberg. A portion of this article was previously posted on Roadfood.com. Nestled in the heart of Westwood, on the corner of Broxton and Weyburn, Stan’s Donut’s has been a fixture in the neighborhood since 1963. Stan Berman … Continue reading

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Join the 8 PM Howling

All across the country at 8 PM, Angelenos are joining people across the country who are standing outside and howling like wolves. Sometimes fireworks and air horns are added to the din. The ritual was begun last week by a … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Pandemic Affects Musicians In Many Ways: Interviews

The Coronavirus pandemic affects musicians in a lot of ways, and certainly more than many other careers. Major festivals, such as Coachella in Southern California, Treefort in Boise, Ultra in Miami and SXSW in Austin have been postponed. These have … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Outside the Kobe and Gigi Bryant Memorial, Over 300 Vendors and Two Jesus Freaks Screamed in Unison

It didn’t take long for The Memorial for Kobe and Gigi to become monetized. Birds gotta sing, and vendors gotta vend. Food trucks lined Figueroa while Kobe and Gigi candles, chocolates, keychains, buttons, T-shirts, prom dresses, cars,, scarves, and more … Continue reading

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Lucha VaVOOM: Tales of LUV and Mischief!

Lucha VaVOOM is always an exercise in hilarity and madness with loco luchador antics, saucy burlesque shenanigans, and cleverly crafted comedy relief. Drew Carey was the guest host to accompany Blaine Capatch, who is usually present at Lucha VaVOOM. Thursday … Continue reading

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