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The Cure takes over the Hollywood Bowl: Five thoughts on Monday’s three-hour show

May 25, 2016 at 11:15 pm
“Let’s see how close we can get to the curfew without breaking it.” That was Robert Smith of the Cure, addressing a capacity crowd at the Hollywood Bowl as the veteran British band began its fourth (!) encore Monday night. And how close did he and his mates get? Walking offstage at 10:56 p.m.,… More



Parents’ nightmare: 8-year-old riding bike killed in collision with trash truck

May 25, 2016 at 11:01 pm
Courtesy Newport Beach Police Department. An 8-year-old boy riding a bicycle was fatally injured in a collision with a trash truck Wednesday afternoon in Newport Beach. The boy was struck about 1:30 p.m. on 15th Street between Irvine and Fullerton avenues near Newport Heights Elementary School, according to police Lt. Jeff Brouwer. It was not immediately ... More

Santa Monica Conservancy celebrates 5th Annual Nick Gabaldon Day

May 25, 2016 at 10:49 pm
The Santa Monica Conservancy will join Heal the Bay, the Black Surfers Collective, the Surf Bus Foundation and other groups to celebrate the life and legacy of Nack Gabaldon, Santa Monica Bay’s first documented surfer of African and Mexican American descent, Saturday June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Inkwell, Tower 20. At ... More

Rachelle and Tom Barrack Host Controversial Trump Fundraiser in Santa Monica

May 25, 2016 at 10:33 pm
The L.A. Times is reporting that republican candidate Donald Trump is heading to Santa Monica this evening to raise money at the home of Rachelle and Tom Barrack, according to an invitation obtained by The Times. The invitation obtained by The Times. Guests paying $25,000 per person receive a photo and can attend the reception and ... More

365 by Whole Foods opens in Silver Lake offering cheaper prices

May 25, 2016 at 10:33 pm
A first of its kind Whole Foods Market store opened in Silver Lake and offers cheaper options. More

CHP Officer Airlifted To Hospital After Being Struck In Malibu Hit-And-Run

May 25, 2016 at 10:33 pm
A California Highway Patrol has been airlifted to a hospital after being struck by in a hit-and-run in Malibu. The crash happened on Topanga Canyon Boulevard just north of the Pacific Coast Highway Wednesday night. The suspected driver was detained about seven miles on Topanga Canyon Boulevard, according to SKY9’s Desmond Shaw. At last word, ... More

The Weeknd and Belly cancel ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ performance because of Trump appearance

May 25, 2016 at 10:33 pm
Amid a tempestuous swing through Southern California on Wednesday, Donald Trump made a stop in Hollywood for a taping of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” drawing a crowd of protesters and prompting singer the Weeknd and rapper Belly to cancel their performances on the show. Outside the El Capitan Theatre on… More

Johnny Depp’s Wife Files For Divorce In LA

May 25, 2016 at 9:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp’s wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage. Amber Depp, an actress known as Amber Heard, filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court and is seeking spousal support from the Oscar-nominated actor. Heard listed their date of separation as Sunday. The pair has ... More

Man, 24, arrested after climbing onto famous Hollywood sign

May 25, 2016 at 9:30 pm
P A 24-year-old man was arrested after he climbed the D of the Hollywood sign at least twice Wednesday, at one point waving a banner reading, “I’m back.” Rangers were called to the scene at 6 p.m., according to Senior Ranger Patrick Joyce of the Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation. The man climbed ... More

Rowdy Protests, A Few Arrests But No Violence Outside Anaheim Trump Rally

May 25, 2016 at 5:21 pm
ANAHEIM (AP) — A day after violent protesters outside a Donald Trump rally threw burning items at police and toppled barricades, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee railed against “Crooked Hillary” Clinton and leaders in his own party who haven’t yet endorsed him in a boisterous but less heated rally Wednesday. Outside, demonstrators quietly held up ... More

Los Angeles Rent Comparison: What $3,200 Rents You on LA’s Westside

May 25, 2016 at 5:04 pm
Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in various LA ‘hoods. Our friends at Zumper have helped us out with five listings within $100 of today’s price: $3,200. Grid View ↑ This two-bedroom, two-bathroom Westwood apartment near the Village certainly does have perks. The ... More