LA Observed

Slow posting

The Twitter feed is curated and updated most days. Posting to the blogs is more sporadic.
Native Intelligence
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Canyon Country Store
Celebration of a Laurel Canyon landmark.

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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.
Bill Boyarsky
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Supervisor Barger worries about the homeless

County Supervisor Kathryn Barger shares mixed feelings of many officials as they contemplate public reaction to growing number of homeless on the streets
Donna Perlmutter
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Lost lives, living music and La Bohème

Jessye Norman, Martin Bernheimer, Plácido Domingo and more.