LA’s Secret New Pancake Pop Up Gives Money to a Very Worthy Cause

March 1, 2017 at 12:23 pm
Plus a new Frogtown kitchen and LA’s best Mexican food A very worthy pop-up West Hollywood favorite Bar Lubitsch has been quietly hosting a run of Thursday night pop-ups from chef Billy Walsh, and it’s high time the rest of the city took notice. Walsh was a longtime chef around town at places like Lazy ... More
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Man Who Allegedly Tried to Roofie Woman in Bar Will Stand Trial for Poisoning

March 1, 2017 at 12:22 pm
Michael Hsu was cleared of all counts except for one: felony poisoning. Authorities say he attempted to slip MDMA into his coworker’s drink without her consent. More

Coalition of 1,800 Southern California Jews criticizing Trump travel and refugee ban includes top L.A. politicians

March 1, 2017 at 12:21 pm
LOS ANGELES – Southland Jewish leaders have formed a coalition in response to President Donald Trump’s executive actions on immigration and refugees. More than 1,800 Jews – among them L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Attorney Mike Feuer, City Controller Ron Galperin and former County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky – signed a statement calling for the creation ... More

One of LA’s first black real estate moguls arrived as a slave

March 1, 2017 at 12:03 pm
Biddy Mason was brought to Los Angeles as a slave in 1851; she died free and one of the city’s wealthiest women In 1866, a Mr. Buffun sold two lots on the outskirts of the tiny pueblo of Los Angeles to a 48-year-old woman named Biddy Mason, for $250. The land was located on rural ... More

Police pursuit ends in South Bay after suspect drives in reverse and police use several PIT maneuvers

March 1, 2017 at 12:02 pm
A suspected carjacker led police and sheriff’s deputies on a slow-speed pursuit across West Los Angeles on Wednesday morning before a standoff ended in Redondo Beach. The carjacking was reported about 7:40 a.m. at 68th Street and Central Avenue, said Sgt. Angela Ingham of the Los Angeles County… More

LAX Will Soon Have Shake Shack’s Coveted Breakfast Sandwiches

March 1, 2017 at 12:01 pm
(Courtesy of Shake Shack) Surprise: this week Shake Shack announced a new location, which will be housed inside Terminal 3 at LAX (home to JetBlue, Virgin America, and more). And just like at JFK Airport in New York, the storefront will be serving up their regular menu along with their coveted breakfast sandwiches, including Sausage, ... More

Police Search Los Angeles High School After Bomb Threat

March 1, 2017 at 12:01 pm
LOS ANGELES ( — Los Angeles High School was evacuated Wednesday after the school received a bomb threat, authorities said. Police were sent to the campus in the 4600 block of West Olympic Boulevard at about 8:10 a.m., Los Angeles police officials said. #BREAKING Loads of police on scene with reports of bomb threat at LA ... More

Michael Jackson’s former Neverland relists for $67 million, down from $100 million

March 1, 2017 at 12:01 pm
Neverland, the onetime ranch and private playground of late pop icon Michael Jackson, has returned to market for $67 million, a 33% price chop from its original list price of $100 million. The property, set on 2,700 park-like acres outside Santa Barbara in the Santa Ynez Valley, centers on a Normandy-style… More

Flying Above Playa Vista’s Brickyard

March 1, 2017 at 12:00 pm
Flying Above Playa Vista’s Brickyard Read more Aerial shots provided by photographer Hunter Kerhart show that construction is now complete at the Brickyard, the latest creative office campus in Playa Vista. Located on ten acres of previously undeveloped land at 12099 and 12126 W. Waterfront Drive, the project consists of two buildings featuring approximately 430,000 ... More

UCLA to enhance undergraduate STEM education

March 1, 2017 at 11:55 am
UCLA is among 12 universities nationally to be awarded a grant from the Association of American Universities to fund workshops on campus over the next year to assess all programs that support and retain undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The first workshop, to be held in late spring on campus, ... More

Shop owners priced out of Silver Lake find a new home in Highland Park

March 1, 2017 at 11:55 am
Courtesy Sonomama HIGHLAND PARK —  After being priced out of their Sunset Junction location in Silver Lake, the owners of Reform School, which sold everything from vintage apparel and books to handmade pottery and prints, have landed  on Figueroa Street in Highland Park. The selection remains eclectic but partners Tootie Maldonado-Ellman & Billie Lopez have ... More