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This Empowering Women’s Boxing Class Benefits the Downtown Women’s Center

Few things are as empowering as knowing how to physically defend yourself. Now, celebrate Women’s History Month while gaining confidence in both your inner and outer strength by attending a Women’s Self Defense Boxing Class on Wednesday, March 24 at … Continue reading

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Michael Grecco’s “Punk, Post Punk, New Wave: Onstage, Backstage, In Your Face, 1978–1991”

“Every picture tells a story, don’t it?” as Rod Stewart would intone from the mic. There’s also the adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words” and it holds true. Rocker, author, director and photographer Michael Grecco started out his … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago Today: The Sylmar Earthquake

The Sylmar earthquake was the first big quake in the Los Angeles earthquake since 1933, and the first of my generation. The 12 second-long 6.6 temblor hit at 6:00 a.m. in Newhall. 64 people were killed, many of them in … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Super Bowl Food Specials Around LA

Super Bowl LV is on Sunday, February 7. Though Los Angeles reopened outdoor restaurants on January 29, there was a pandemic proviso: no big-screen TVs. The festivities may be smaller than usual, but that doesn’t mean the usual indulgences shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Free Food Friday

Are you or someone you know suffering from food insecurity? Then you should know that the Hollywood Bowl will be home to a drive-through food giveaway on Friday, February 5. As so many Angelenos are struggling during this pandemic and … Continue reading

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Super Bowl: Super Recipes for Super Hearty Food

Just like everything else, Super Bowl parties are going to be scaled down this year. Like down to the people living under your roof. That gives you the chance to make comforting food without having to slave over hot wings … Continue reading

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The HOLLYBOOB Sign

Six people, including former Instagram model Julia Rose and YouTuber Jack Tenney, were arrested on Monday for attempting to change the Hollywood sign to say HOLLYBOOB. The group used tarps and the sign wasn’t damaged, so it technically wasn’t vandalism. Rose … Continue reading

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The Arroyo Seco Alliance Tries to Stop Developers and City Planners from Ruining NELA

Written by Dave Travis Developers are planning on building a seven-story, 100-unit condo complex at Figueroa Street and Pasadena Avenue at the crossroads of Highland Park, Cypress Park, Mount Washington, and Lincoln Heights (by Strawberry’s House from Up in Smoke, … Continue reading

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A Hummus Pop-Up, The Local Chain That Served the Obamas & Clintons, & More Food News

The return of outdoor dining on Friday is definitely the most exciting food news for Angelenos this week! See below for a few more dining ideas… Support Los Angeles’ women restaurateurs this week by participating in RE:Her, a food festival … Continue reading

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Restaurants Gear up for Outdoor Dining!

Citing improving Covid stats, Governor Gavin Newson has announced that restaurants in California can resume outdoor dining. All outdoor dining in Los Angeles county has been  suspended since November 30, 2020. The State followed with similar restrictions soon after. The … Continue reading

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