Gary Leonard
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Exene Cervenka at City Hall

Take My Picture Gary Leonard runs each week at LA Observed.
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Symphony For 100 Autos
Artist Ryoji Ikeda presented his piece at magic hour in DTLA. Iris Schneider was there.

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Gary Leonard
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Exene Cervenka at City Hall

Take My Picture Gary Leonard runs each week at LA Observed.
Media
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Read the memo: LA Times top editor warns staff about union

"Here are some other facts you may want to consider as you decide whether or not to unionize."
Weeklies
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LA Weekly sold to mystery buyer and into uncertain future

The venerable free Los Angeles alt-weekly has been dished off by owner Voice Media Group.
Native Intelligence
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Symphony for auto

"A [ For 100 Cars]," a symphony based around A440, the standard tuning note of the Western world, played through the sound systems of 100 automobiles parked on a downtown roof.
Notes
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LA Observed Notes: Arellano out, Weinstein expelled, Sarah Polley talks truth

Dodgers walk off in game 2. The obstacles to covering Hollywood. Media notes, moves and changes. Plus selected tweets.
Bill Boyarsky
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An LA Times union is a good thing

The news that union organizers are signing up workers at the Los Angeles Times, once a fierce anti-union bastion, is a fascinating footnote to the history of a city once dominated by the paper.
Native Intelligence
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A salute to Anacleto Rapping, photographer

Rapping, a former photojournalist at the Los Angeles Times and teacher at Brooks Institute, died in September.

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Streetscape: East LA
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Sign from LA's past
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Visiting her old ballet costumes
melissa-barak-cost-iris.jpg Melissa Barak at LACMA Chagall exhibit with the artist's memorable designs.
Engine Co. 17
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Wilshire Grand Center lobby
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Barnsdall Park
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Inside Hollyhock House
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Streetscape: Lincoln Heights
el-milagro-market.jpgProductos Mexicanos at El Milagro Market on Avenue 18.
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June 6, 1968
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Streetscape: DTLA
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Streetscape: West LA
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Arcana Books
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