The week's top stories in LA media, politics and culture.
Warner Music just moved its employees to a new home in an old factory building in the Arts District.
Apr. 9, 2019
Friends, family and fans continue to mourn the loss of rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shot and killed over the weekend outside his clothing store in South Los Angeles.
Apr. 2, 2019
The L.A. County Coroner’s Office has concluded that a man who died at the home of a prominent Democratic donor in West Hollywood overdosed on crystal meth.
Mar. 26, 2019
Before former Governor Jerry Brown left office, last year, he put his pen to a couple, new transparency laws. Both have to do with public access to internal police investigations and…
Mar. 19, 2019
Think of Santa Monica and there are a number of things that come to mind: an idyllic, beachside setting; a tech-saturated economy; a bastion of liberal politics.
Mar. 12, 2019
Those who cast their ballot in the LA Unified School Board election at a local school or church likely did so for the last time.
Mar. 5, 2019
It’s the team that’s had to deal with a geography and identity crisis for years, with some of the most supportive fans in Major League Baseball. The L.A.
Feb. 26, 2019
A landmark bill signed by then-Governor Brown last year is intended to make records of police misconduct available to the public.
Feb. 19, 2019
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from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
Superstitions impact many aspects of our lives, but they can have a profound effect in health care.
from Second Opinion
Writer and lecturer Susan Cain explores the evolutionary reasons behind sadness in our lives and how accepting sorrow can lead to greater emotional resilience and creativity.
from Life Examined
Unbelievably true stories of chance encounters that changed the world. A pair of mail-order shoes that led to the film The Outsiders. A secret road to a California paradise.
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Over a sushi dinner, wood engineer Felix Böck had a eureka moment and dreamed up ChopValue, a company that makes products out of recycled chopsticks.
from Good Food
Food writer Eddie Lin remembers Yening “Lupe” Liang, who owned Hop Woo with his wife and daughters and strived for inclusiveness on his menu.
A child of the 1970s, chef Rick Martinez grew up in Austin before moving to Mexico in search of his heritage.
When Suzanne Barr moved home to care for her ailing mother, it sparked in her an entirely new career path. Comforted by her mother’s culinary lessons, Barr became a chef.
Dragan Ivanovic forages for fresh produce and delivers directly to chefs at their restaurants.
LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison heads to Santa Monica to visit the new location of the award-winning sushi hotspot Shunji.
To understand his cultural history and deepen his culinary passion, Austin-born Rick Martinez moved to Mexico and visited 32 states.
Before he co-created the FX comedy series “Reservation Dogs,” Sterlin Harjo directed three micro-budget films in his home state of Oklahoma.
from The Business