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.

Don Shirley

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

The Philosopher Mayor

Mayor Eric Garcetti was in a philosophical mood at lunch Wednesday.
Bill Boyarsky

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

Canyon Country Store

Celebration of a Laurel Canyon landmark.
Native Intelligence

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

Red Car Pedestrian Bridge

Gary checks out the new pedestrian bridge going over the Los Angeles River.
Gary Leonard

Randy's Donuts

Installation in Downey.