LA Observed

Slow posting

The Twitter feed is curated and updated most days. Posting to the blogs is more sporadic.
Bill Boyarsky
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Pink's turns 80
The La Brea Avenue hot dog landmark celebrates a birthday.

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Don Shirley
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Grounded at CTG but making a 'Great Leap' in Pasadena

Anyone who cares about LA theater should have read Charles McNulty's recent essay. But perhaps you missed a couple of subsequent developments.
Bill Boyarsky
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The Philosopher Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti was in a philosophical mood at lunch Wednesday.
Bill Boyarsky
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USC's Crosstown: Saving L.A. by the numbers

Crosstown, a non-profit news organization run out of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, is a fascinating effort to improve L.A., neighborhood by neighborhood, with data, computer science, mapping and journalistic curiosity.
Gary Leonard
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Canyon Country Store

Celebration of a Laurel Canyon landmark.
Native Intelligence
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My Herald Examiner days

As alumni of the Herald gather today 30 years later, Joel Bellman remembers the day the paper shut down.
Gary Leonard
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Red Car Pedestrian Bridge

Gary checks out the new pedestrian bridge going over the Los Angeles River.
Gary Leonard
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Randy's Donuts

Installation in Downey.