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The Rundown: The Week in Brief 9/18/2020

The Bobcat Fire in the Angeles National Forest Continues to Rage The Bobcat Fire, which began on September 6th, has now  burned over 50,000 acres and is at 3% containment, continuing to affect the skies and air quality, as far away … Continue reading

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief: 9/11/2020

Halloween is Cancelled — Kinda Sorta LA County has put some measures in place to keep everyone safe and sane this Halloween season. Carnivals, Community Haunted Houses and Parties are banned for 2020. Even if they are held outdoors. Trick-or-treating … Continue reading

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 9/4/20

Painting Missing for 25 Years from LA Gallery Recovered in Pennsylvania A valuable painting by American impressionist artist Robert Spencer that was stolen from an unnamed Los Angeles gallery in 1995 was recently recovered after it was found on exhibit … Continue reading

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March Last Thursday for Black Trans Lives Matter in Response to Hate Crime on Hollywood Boulevard

Thursday night there was a march on Hollywood Boulevard for Black Trans Lives Matter. Three days earlier, the boulevard was the site of a brutal hate crime against three women of color who happened to be trans–Eden the Doll (@edenthedoll), … Continue reading

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 8/21/2020

Saving a Piece of Art History from Demolition The unassuming Sun Cleaners building on Franklin Ave in Los Feliz was once the art studio for Sister Mary Corita, or Corita Kent, from 1960 to 1968. Kent, celebrated as part of … Continue reading

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 8/14/2020

Pink’s is Open for Business Pink’s Hot Dogs will begin serving the hungry in Hollywood again. Eater Los Angeles reported that the venerable stand, which has been closed since March 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic, announced via social media … Continue reading

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Burger Records is a Harbinger of Change in the Way Women Will be Treated in the Music Industry

When living through a painful, disgusting, and abhorrent set of circumstances in one’s life–as we all seem to be doing at once right now–it would be comforting to forget our troubles, turn up the stereo and dance. Should one decide … Continue reading

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 08/07/2020

Who Was Steven Parent? On August 5, 2020, Scott Michaels, owner of Dearly Departed Tours and Hollywood film consultant, posted the story of Steven Parent, one of the lesser-known victims of the Manson Family. What was this 18-year old from … Continue reading

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The Apple Fire Burns in Riverside County

The Apple Fire, a wildfire that grew in Cherry Valley when at least two smaller fires merged, sends huge plumes of smoke into the air above Riverside County on Saturday. The fire has burned about 12,000 acres and almost 8,000 people … Continue reading

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 07/30/2020

Shepard Fairey Posts “American Rage” Around Town New Shepard Fairey posters have been popping up around town. The above print, “American Rage” recently showed up in Little Armenia. The image is based on a photo by Ted Soqui taken during … Continue reading

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