Category Archives: News & Sports

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. TheĀ 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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“Miss Mercy” Fontenot February 15, 1949 – July 27, 2020

Miss Mercy, an original member of 60s rock legends the GTOs, died Monday, July 27, at the age of 71. SuperGroupie, bestselling author, and BFF Pamela Des Barres made the announcement last night via social media. Originally from Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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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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