FROM Cade Metz
Is the Tech Bubble on the Verge of Popping? Some of the irrational exuberance of the last few years might be on the way out of Silicon Valley . One example is a five-foot-tall chrome panda statue at the file hosting company Dropbox , which was rumored to have cost $100,000. Recently, a note was added to it reading: “When it comes to building a healthy and sustainable business, every dollar counts. And while it’s okay for us to have nice things, it’s important to remember to ask ourselves, ‘Would I spend my own money this way?’” Dropbox isn’t the only tech company in the midst of a fiscal soul searching. Is the tech bubble on the verge of bursting?
LA cleantech's future, music photographer Mick Rock As President Trump embraces dirty fuels, what happens to LA's burgeoning cleantech industry? Start-up companies are planning for an uncertain future but staying optimistic. Veteran photographer Mick Rock defined a musical era. Now the camera has been turned on him. Mick Rock and Barnaby Clay talk about capturing glam and its legacy in Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock.
Public opinion on international conflict takes a turn New polling shows that more Americans support intervening in Syria, which is a change from the Obama years. We look closer at the numbers, and how Americans have historically reacted to similar conflicts abroad.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces an angry town hall crowd Senator Dianne Feinstein faced an angry crowd at her town hall in Los Angeles Thursday. The anger came from her would-be supporters -- people on the left. Also, a new bill wants to make it illegal for local police to cooperate with the feds who are targeting marijuana growers.
Cambodians and fried chicken, baby pureés, vegan baking tips Frank Shyong explains how Cambodians got into LA’s fried chicken game. Clara Polito shares vegan baking tips from her new book, and Leena Saini says boost the flavor of your baby’s food with spices. Martha Rose Shulman talks up a nifty kitchen gadget that will take your produce for a spin, and Jonathan Gold does lamb barbacoa at Maestro in Pasadena. Plus, a closer look at how bees make honey and wasps pollinate figs.