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Sports | Cycling

Live Coverage - Masters Worlds Track Cycling Championships in LA

Experience the UCI Masters World Championships at the VELO Sports Center! Registration open to men and women cyclists 35 years of age and older.

Food & Drink | Coffee

Long Beach Foodie Update: Commodity Pop-Up Adds to Coffee Scene (Vinegar Sodas Included) - longbeachize

Want to see all our Long Beach Foodie Updates? Click here to scroll through the archives. **** Photos by Brian Addison. Long Beach’s coffee scene is becoming so phenomenal that it is genuinely hard to keep up writing about. We had a long feature pi

Food & Drink | Coffee

Lord Windsor Roasters in Downtown Long Beach is Cyclist Approved - BICYCLIST: SoCal and Beyond

The wide open bar and absence of Wi-fi in Lord Windsor's Roasters supports a social atmosphere in which talking to a neighbor or getting lost in each sip

Music | Music

Mike Watt - Piss-Bottle Man

Music video by Mike Watt performing Piss-Bottle Man. (C) 1995 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

LA's Best Bars with Live Music

LA has a countless offering of local and tangential bars and watering holes. Some serve as the perfect pre-game spot before heading to a concert; some bring the show to the bar. For those who like to saddle up at the counter, enjoy a cocktail with a live

Music | Music

The Punch Line (Full Album) -- Minutemen

The Punch Line (1981) is the first full length album from The Minutemen. The tracklisting is as follows: 1. Search -- 0:51 (Hurley, Watt) 2. Tension -- 1:18 ...

Music | Music

DR. KNOW - KILLING FOR GOD 2008

Legendary Nardcore skate punk band DR. KNOW plays a few new and old in Oxnard @ the Lab 9.5.08 mediapunks

Family & Parenting | Kids

Discover the Very Best Kids Menus in LA

These date night worthy spots all have kids menus that go waaaay beyond bland burgers and mystery meat nuggets!

News | Interesting Stories

Firefighters Face Largest Fire In Los Angeles History

A historic brush fire ravaged almost 5,900 acres of land in California as over 1,000 firefighters continued to push back the flames, KABC, a Los Angeles-based ABC affiliate reports Sunday morning.

Sports | NBA

Lakers are fined $500,000 for tampering with Paul George

The penalty stems from a conversation between Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka and George’s agent, Aaron Mintz.

Music | Music

Gentlemen Prefer Blood - "New Year's Resolution"

New Year's Resolution by Gentlemen Prefer Blood. Video made by 51 Production/Chris Graue. Get the record here: http://gentlemenpreferblood.bandcamp.com gentl...

Music | Music

Photos Of Los Angeles Rock Bands 1978 to 1989 |

Thanks to the Los Angeles Public Library for sharing with us photos from the LA music scene 1978 to 1989.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Cats have left their mark all over Los Angeles history

From showbiz cats to beloved school cats, L.A. has been home to many important felines, which makes it the quintessential cat town.

Sports | Cycling

The Wheelhouse bike and coffee shop Los Angeles

Welcome to The Wheelhouse! We are a community-centered bike shop + coffee shop in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles

Music | Music

THE MELVINS - "Onions Make the Milk Taste Bad" (Live from Los Angeles, CA 2017) #JAMINTHEVAN

The Melvins - "Onions Make the Milk Taste Bad" Live at Jam in the Van Headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. Skip to Music 00:33 Subscribe to Jam in the Van! http:...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The Mystery of L.A. Billboard Diva Angelyne's Real Identity Is Finally Solved

Way before Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian, the enigmatic blonde bombshell was famous for being famous, perpetually driving the streets of Hollywood in that pink Corvette. But her true identity has remained secret all these years … until now.

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

PetSpace Is Now Open and It’s Doggone Amazing

More than just the best new pet adoption place in town, this new space is learning lab, meet & greet center and interactive pet hub.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

On an Echo Park corner, Jonathan Gold finds the neighborhood pizzeria reinvented

Cosa Buona, from chef Zach Pollack, is like your local pizza parlor but better. You haven't had finer mozzarella sticks. "Chopped salad" doesn't do it justice. Get sausage and mustard green pizza.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

How Baxter Became One of L.A.’s Steepest Streets

With its 32 percent grade, how did Baxter Street ever get built?

Sports | Cycling

"Pot Shots & Bangers" A Short Film By 3B's

We've been stock piling footage for about 2 months while experimenting with new filming equipment, heres our first summer mixtape of 2017 Enjoy! Music: "Don't…

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Talking with John T. Edge about Southern food, in and out of L.A.

Author John T. Edge talks about his latest book, "The Potlikker Papers," a food history of the South

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Move Over, Royal Tenenbaums: Meet the Mighty Franks

Michael Frank’s memoir tells of growing up in Laurel Canyon under the spell of a glamorous aunt who was part Mame, part Mommie Dearest.

Food & Drink | LA Spots

26 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About [5-30-17 to 6-2-17]

This week, from Tuesday, May 30 to Friday, June 2, features Prom Night at the Museum of Broken Relationships, the Venice Pride Block Party, the Pancake & Booze Art Show, the kickoff of Grand Performances 2017, First Fridays, and LOTS more.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Community Pools for Los Angeles Families

When your backyard splash pool just doesn’t cut it anymore, check out these clean, local, convenient LA Community pools to take a plunge.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why are doughnut boxes pink? The answer could only come out of Southern California

Everyone in Los Angeles knows what comes in a pink box: doughnuts. But the story behind those boxes is seldom told.

Entertainment | Music

Jon and the Nightriders at the Whiskey-A-Go-Go 1981

Rare footage of Jon and the Nightriders playing 'The Wedge', a Dick Dale classic, at the Whiskey-a-go-go circa 1981. John Blair, Dusty Watson, Dave Wronski, ...

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The Proud Bird

Offering distinguished service, top-notch American cuisine and a lesson in history, swing by and hear the buzz of the planes flying by from Van Nuys airport. You're sure to have an experience that's a departure from all the rest.

Music | Music

The Plugz - Wordless

The Plugz - Wordless Track 8 of Electrify Me

Music | Music

The Cruzados - Small Town Love

Provided to YouTube by CDBaby Small Town Love · Cruzados Greatest Hits ℗ 2009 Tony Marsico Released on: 2009-01-01 Auto-generated by YouTube.

Music | Music

Goodbye California

Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Goodbye California · Toys That Kills God Save The Queers ℗ 2010 THE QUEERS Released on: 2010-05-11 Auto-genera...

Music | Music

Cruzados - Full Concert - 04/11/86 - Ritz (OFFICIAL)

Cruzados - Full Concert Recorded Live: 4/11/1986 - Ritz (New York, NY) More Cruzados at Music Vault: http://www.musicvault.com Subscribe to Music Vault: http...

Music | Music

The Plugz- Hombre Secreto

The Plugz "Hombre Secreto"

Food & Drink | Travel

The ultimate guide to Catalina Island

Complete with super-high-speed boat rides, zip line adventures, food frenzies, and all-night bar crawls.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

A SUP and Camping Adventure on Catalina Island

A spring weekend spent on and below the water off the coast of Southern California.

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

Black Flag documentary on artist Raymond Pettibond

Documentary which largely focuses on the artwork side of Black Flag. Interviews with Keith, Chuck, Henry, Raymond and for some reason Flea. If you're into fl...

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

East LA Youth Culture mini doc

This mini-documentary is a student project by Pilar Tompkins Rivas, prepared for the Visual Research Methodologies Course at Claremont Graduate University. I...

Sports | NBA

LaMarcus Aldridge will be out an 'indefinite period' due to a minor heart arrhythmia

The San Antonio Spurs, gearing for a shot at the top spot in the Western Conference standings during the season’s final month, will lose one of its best players to a frightening condition. LaMarcus Aldridge, the five-time All-Star that signed with the t

News | News

Iconic Covina Bowl closing its doors forever

Brunswick Zone Covina Bowl, one of the last mid-century California bowling alleys to survive intact and unscathed, is about to close its doors.The venue, known for

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Indoor Rock Climbing Gym in Los Angeles

California's biggest indoor rock climbing gym just opened near LAX, and it’s the spot where kids can climb, hop and race to the top of walls

Music | Music

45 Grave - Sleep in Safety (full Album 1983)

1. Insurance From God 2. Evil 3. Party Time 4. Violent World 5. Slice O'Life 6. Phantoms 7. Dream Hits II 8. Bad Love 9. Surf Bat 10. Riboflavin 11. Processi...

Music | Music

Remembering John Macias, Punk Peacemaker Killed By Police | The Huffington Post

There's a difference between cops and pigs Cops do their jobs Pigs think they're God These were the first words out of John Macias' mouth ...

News | News

L.A.'s Weirdest Seaside Game Arcade Is Closing

The Redondo Fun Factory is getting replaced by a massive luxury development

Entertainment | Radio

KCRW 89.9FM | Music, NPR News, Culture Los Angeles

KCRW creates & curates music discovery, NPR news, cultural exploration and informed public affairs. From Los Angeles to around the world, KCRW.com.

Music | Music

Zolar X

Home page of Zolar X, a rock group from Plutonia. The novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald said “There are no second acts in American lives,” but he had not yet encountered Zolar X, a band bigger than America. Bigger even, than earth itself. Their forty y

Music | Music

Red Cross - S/T (Full EP)

1980

Music | Music

THE BAGS - "ALL BAGGED UP": Collected Works 1977-1980

Seminal and influential band coming out of the first wave of punk in Los Angeles. It falls for sure into my favorites of all time. I dedicate this body of wo...

Music | Music

Alice Bag Band - Gluttony

The alice bag band aka the bags preforming Gluttony from decline of western civilization.

Music | Music

The Plugz - Mindless Contentment

The Plugz - Mindless Contentment

Music | Music

We Were There: Voices from L.A. Punk’s First Wave | An Oral History hosted by Alice Bag

(Originally run in Razorcake #79, April / May 2014) My name is Alicia Velasquez, but I’m better known as Alice Bag. I grew up in East L.A., the daughter of Mexican immigrants. In the late 1970s, I …

Family & Parenting | Kids

Just Re-Opened: Skypark at Santa’s Village

Fun, forest and fantasy, all rolled into one, just like the old commercials promised, now at the re-opened Santa's Village!

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

How Did L.A. Become a City of Palms? And Other Questions About California's Trees

Q&A with historian Jared Farmer, author of "Trees in Paradise: A California History."

Entertainment | Cult/underground movies

What We Do Is Secret [2007] Full Movie Legendado

A biopic of punk legend Darby Crash and his band, the Germs. . HI ! How re u doing? .SUBSCRIBE for more videos. LIKE this video. SHARE if you like it. .........

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Jonathan Gold goes on a holiday tamale crawl across L.A.

I don’t think you can find them all on Google, but this is probably the 12th or 13th time I have been assigned to write a year-end tamale piece, and for almost all of them I have made the rounds of more or less the same Boyle Heights tamaleros before de

Music | Music

The Last - L.A Explosion 1979

Lista She Don't Know Why I'm Here 0:00 This Kind Of Feeling 3:26 Bombing Of London 6:16 Century City Rag 8:48 Walk Like Me 11:24 Slavedriver 14:01 Every Summ...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Where to Go Ice Skating in LA

Ice skating rinks in LA are offering a winter wonderland for the whole family! Find our picks for the best kid-friendly rinks in Los Angeles

Family & Parenting | Kids

Snow Day LA for the Whole Family

Check out this "snow park" that is now open a few miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

Music | Music

FLAG at Redondo Beach Moose Lodge no. 1873 (black flag) (full set)

In 1979, Black Flag played their first show at Moose Lodge 1873 in Redondo Beach, California. Last night, more than 34 years later, Flag -- a group comprised...

Sports | My Sporting News

Trojans, Bruins Set To Revive Rivalry

In the Los Angeles college football rivalry, USC and UCLA meet at the Rose Bowl on Saturday.

Music | Music

F U PAY US -F*CK AN ELECTION DAY PUNK PARTY

Live at Human Resources, Los Angeles. Videography by Deadly Beautiful Art Lead Vocalist-Jasmine Nyende Bass-Ayotunde Osareme Electric Guitar-The Uhuruverse D...

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

When Oil Derricks Ruled the L.A. Landscape | KCET

Vintage photos reveal a time when Southern California was a forest of oil derricks.

Music | Music

Keith Morris Talks “My Damage”

Keith Morris and Chuck Dukowski at FLAG’s maiden show. Photo by Bob Lee. In the months since its release, Keith Morris’ My Damage, written with Jim Ruland, has emerged as one of the mos…

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Video: A Train Ride Down PCH in 1898 | KCET

The train tunnel in this 1898 film is now where Interstate 10 turns into Pacific Coast Highway.

Music | Music

​Unearthing the Secret History of 'LA's Deadliest Punk Rock Gang' | VICE | Canada

Disco's Out... Murder's In! explores the story of La Mirada Punks, a group of loosely-organized criminals who became known for slam pit stabbings, murders at punk shows, and tarnishing the music scene.

Sports | MLB

Jose Fernandez outshines Clayton Kershaw, who makes history in his return

We didn't quite see vintage Kershaw on Friday night, but his Marlins counterpart was dominant

Family & Parenting | Kids

Perfect Playdates for After-School Fun

Uh-oh. It's your turn to host the playdate and you're fresh out of fresh ideas. We've got your covered with these cool outings!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Here are some of the darkest true-crime stories from California

Good morning, it is Monday, Sept. 5 . On this sunny Labor Day, we are taking a detour into noir. There’s been quite a bit of true-crime reporting in the Essential California newsletter the past week because of The Times’ series  “Framed,” about a

Family & Parenting | Kids

Time Saving Apps LA Parents Can’t Live Without

Drive through coffee finder, cars cleaned while you work, laundry picked up and even find perfect parking spots: these time saving LA apps do it all!

Food & Drink | Food

There’s No Place Like Home: Eats for Transplants

Here's where you can introduce your LA babies to the hometown eats you grew up on!

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Laws That Shaped L.A.: How Bunker Hill Lost its Victorians

How did all the grand mansions of Bunker Hill get demolished? Blame a 1949 law that pushed forward the agenda of "redevelopment."

Family & Parenting | Kids

Dive Into Fun at LA’s Most Awesome Aquariums

See a shark, touch a turtle, oogle octipi! Here are our favorite places for kids to get interactive with marine life in LA.

News | That's News to Me

The 'Grim Sleeper' is sentenced to death for string of murders - LA Times

A man approached Laura Moore at a bus stop in the spring of 1984 and offered a warning: You shouldn’t be out here alone.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Thousands of lives could be saved in California by stricter air pollution limits, study finds

More than 2,000 Southern Californians die early each year from polluted air, and the region would benefit the most of anywhere in the country from reducing ozone and fine particle pollution below current federal limits, a new study has found.

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

Six Great LA “Lakes”

Natural lakes are a rarity in Southern California but maybe it doesn’t matter if a lake in LA is “real” or not. Whether it’s fishing, boating, birding, or picnicking, here are six great bodies of water we call “lakes” of greater LA.

Food & Drink | Food

Now Clucking: Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken

We know where you can find the very best fried chicken in town. Seriously.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

L.A. County will try to house 100 homeless youths in 100 days

Los Angeles Homeless Services officials will attempt to place 100 homeless youths in safe and stable housing within 100 days, according to a new goal announced Tuesday. 

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Where to get ice cream and gelato in and around Los Angeles

A guide to the best places to get ice cream and gelato in the Los Angeles area

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Outdoor Swimming Holes in Los Angeles

From the Rock Pool in Malibu to Eaton Canyon Falls, Los Angeles has plenty of swimming water-holes to help you beat the heat this summer.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

9 Only in LA Things You Gotta See to Believe

Chicken boys and giant clown ballerinas can only be found in the City of Angels. See what other local silly sights delight young explorers.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Bike Riding Lessons That Get Little Riders Rolling

Check out our favorite places in LA that offer bike riding lessons to kids (minus the tears or fears) and get your mini-cyclist rolling in no time!

Family & Parenting | Kids

A Foodie Paradise For All Ages: The New Smorgasburg LA

Sure, it's the hottest new foodie spot in town, but should you bring the kids? (Hint: resoundingly, YES!)

Family & Parenting | Kids

50 Fun Summer Activities for LA Kids

Need a few ideas to keep kids entertained during these long, lazy summer days? Check out Red Tricycle's list of fun summer activities here!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

You’d never believe this serene hike is just outside DTLA

This centrally located Mt. Washington walk is freeway close and just minutes from downtown Los Angeles. But it gets off the beaten path quickly and offers serenity, silence and solitude.

Family & Parenting | Kids

2 Summer Spots for Picnic, Play & a Serenade

Summer nights at LACMA and Descanso each offer two chances a week for families to picnic, play and catch a concert.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Everyone Walk the Dinosaur!

Check out the Los Angeles Dinosaur exhibits with your Super Silly Sauruses!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How vegetarians, gluten-frees, grain-frees and other L.A. food tribes ruined my BBQ tradition

Friday Night Barbecue — or #FNBBQ, because everything in Los Angeles needs a hashtag — began as a simple affair. It suited my preference for a lazy style of entertaining, one where you hose down the furniture beforehand and the melamine plates after

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks in LA

Fourth of July is fast approaching and we have plenty of suggestions for where to see some of the many fireworks shows around the country. Whether you're looking for a front-row seat or a spot away from the crowds, we've got you covered.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Community Pools for Los Angeles Families

When your backyard splash pool just doesn’t cut it anymore, check out these clean, local, convenient LA Community pools to take a plunge.

Family & Parenting | Kids

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for… Pudding?!

Little Spoon frozen pudding offers a new summer treat that will make kids and adults pop with delight.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Giant space shuttle tank arrives in L.A. by sea - LA Times

The space shuttle external tank known as ET-94 never flew, but it finished a decidedly different journey, by sea, early Wednesday when it docked in Marina del Rey atop a sea barge.

Food & Drink | Food

The Best Fried Chicken in Los Angeles | KCET

There are so many varieties of this American classic. Whether you prefer them coated in a sweet chili sauce or paired with tabasco maple butter, there's really something for everyone's fried chicken cravings.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

When the Hippodrome Was Hip: The Looff Carousel and the Era of Seaside Amusement

Over 90 years of exposure to sea salt and smog seems to have settled a permanent coat of sticky dust over the Santa Monica Hippodromes walls.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Make a Splash at SoCal’s Great Wolf Lodge

Get ready to make a splash at Southern California's newest theme park for family fun.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Hamburger Joints for Los Angeles kids

Wondering where to eat the best hamburgers with kids in Los Angeles? Try one of these places where you can find Los Angeles' best hamburgers for children.

News | That's News to Me

Protests rage outside Trump rally in Orange County; 17 arrested, police car smashed - LA Times

Hundreds of demonstrators filled the street outside the Orange County amphitheater where Donald Trump held a rally Thursday night, stomping on cars, hurling rocks at motorists and forcefully declaring their opposition to the Republican presidential candi

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

Los Angeles Is Very Close To Becoming An Official 'No Kill' City: LAist

Back in 2011, the Los Angeles City Council signed off on a ‘No Kill Los Angeles’ pledge to make L.A. an official ‘no kill’ animal shelter town by 2017.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

6 Grand Estates of a Bygone Era | KCET

Explore the opulence of yesteryear and experience the grandeur of a bygone era—from the mountains and valley to the beach.

Family & Parenting | Kids

A Magical Brunch at the Magic Castle

Hocus Pocus? Abra Cadabra? Pretty Please? You'll need the magic word to get access to the Magic Castle (don't worry, they'll tell you if you can't guess) for their astounding brunch, the only time kids are allowed in the hallowed, haunted halls.

Sports | MLB

Los Angeles Dodgers overcome injuries to stamp historic start

With a 7-0 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday night, the Padres became the first major league team to be shut out in their first three games of a season.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Strawberry Picking Farms Near Los Angeles

Strawberry season is in full swing! Come and explore these 3 sweet u pick strawberry farms with LA kids.

News | Interesting Stories

LA Parking Restrictions Also Confusing To City Parking Engineers

A parking management engineer says they do not have a "comprehensive database" of which parking restrictions correspond with which streets.

Food & Drink | Food

Shake Shack Comes to LA

It's been a long time coming. Shake Shack has opened in Los Angeles, prime In-N-Out territory. Let the battle of the burgers commence.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Hot (And Cold!) Chocolates for Cocoa Lovin’ Kids

Here are the very best decadent drink emporiums in town that will delight your kids whether the weather is frightful or delightful.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Sneak Peek: Harry Potter’s Wizarding World Hits Hollywood

Don your robes, have wands at the ready and get ready to enter a magical world. Get a sneek peek at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Hollywood!

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

You Can Take a Train to the Beach Starting in Spring

A long-awaited light-rail train from downtown to the beach will become reality May 20, Metro CEO Phil Washington announced today. The Expo Line will extend 6.6 miles from Venice and Robertson boulevards in Culver City to Colorado Avenue and Fourth Street

Family & Parenting | Kids

Great Eateries That Come With a Side of Entertainment for Kids

Are you ready for a meal where you can actually taste your food, not just dine and dash? Sounds like you need one of our favorite spots, where kid sized fun comes with the meal.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Indoor Playgrounds in Los Angeles

Rain or shine! From Under the Sea Indoor Playground to The Coop; we've rounded up our favorite indoor playgrounds in Los Angeles!

Family & Parenting | Kids

Soups On! 7 Slurp-Worthy LA Spots

When winter's chill rattles your bones, warm up with some of the best soups in town that no kid can resist.

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Is this the rarest sandwich in L.A.? You can only get it once a month

If you're looking for a truly great sandwich, head to Boyle Heights. More specifically, head to the Primera Taza Coffee House  across from Mariachi Plaza, where co-owner Chuy Tovar and his wife, Rosalinda Hernandez, are making two kinds of lonche

Family & Parenting | Kids

Summer Camps You Gotta Sign Up For Today

Avoid wait list purgatory! You've got to sign up for the coolest summer camps now; these are so popular they fill up *fast*.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Carnival in the City: Mardi Gras Fun for L.A. Families

Slip on a pair of yoga pants (the only elastic waist you’d be caught dead in, amiright?) and eat and party your way through Fat Tuesday, family-style.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Just Opened: Have A Winter Picnic at LA Picnic

This healthy new Culver City eatery that's perfect for families (choices galore and they'll bring dinner to your car!) makes sticking to your "New Year, new eating choices" resolution a picnic.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Prisoners of Fame: Falcon Lair, Rudolph Valentino, Doris Duke, and the Cult of Celebrity Death | Lost Landmarks | Departures

In the 1920s, Hollywood heartthrob Rudolph Valentino retreated behind the walls of his estate, Falcon Lair, until his flame was snuffed out by his own self-destruction. Falcon Lair is proof that all that glitters is not gold.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Strike Out For The Slickest Bowling Alleys For Families

Get your balls out of the gutter (hey, now get your mind out, too!) when you hit these bowling spots that cater to kids.

Sports | NFL

St. Louis Rams relocate to Los Angeles

The Rams are heading back to Los Angeles and might be joined by the Chargers as the result of the NFL owners' vote Tuesday on relocation.

Family & Parenting | Kids

What We Can’t Wait For In 2016

With wizards, a circus of animals, brews by the beach with our kids, science, burgers and water parks, 2016 is going to be a banner year for new things to do with your kids in LA!

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Looking for a great burger? Head to this liquor store in Boyle Heights

Forget for a moment the burger stand’s novel setting – in a far corner of a renowned and sprawling liquor store in Boyle Heights, with 1,300 brands of beer and almost as many tequilas. No man is an aisle, but if I were one, I&rsquo

Family & Parenting | Kids

Just Re-Opened: Race To The Petersen Museum

If you've been counting the days since the Petersen Museum closed (14 months ago), it has finally re-opened and is better than ever! Race over with your little back seat driver to check out the car (and "Cars") filled renovation.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Join the Wolf Pack at Shadowland Foundation

Do you know where the wild things are? This pack of wild and friendly wolves is just an 90 minutes outside the city, and would love to have you join their pack!

Family & Parenting | Kids

Sand Sledding: Hit The Slopes LA Style

Why bundle up, when you can hit the beach to slide down the slopes? Here are our favorite three spots for sand sledding. Bathing suits optional.

News | Interesting Stories

Los Angeles schools closed after electronic threat

Los Angeles police and the FBI were notified of the threat, which is being investigated, officials said. The electronic threat came via a message, Ramon Cortines, the superintendent of Los Angeles schools, said.

Food & Drink | Food

Ramen, Nagoya-style, at the new Anzutei ramen shop - LA Times

The Los Angeles ramen aficionado has in recent years learned to differentiate shio ramen from tonkotsu ramen, miso-tinged Sapporo ramen from tangy Kitakata ramen, and fishy Tokyo-style ramen from pork-intensive Tokushima-style ramen.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Force Is Strong in Los Angeles

If the force is strong in your family, you're counting the days 'til the new movie! These activities and events throughout LA will help young Jedi's keep their cool until The Force Awakens.

Pets & Animals | Rescue Organizations

Rescue From The Hart - Los Angeles Dog Rescue

Rescue From The Hart is Annie Hart's ground-breaking Los Angeles dog rescue that works with the community to effect change. Join our village today!

Sports | NBA

Kobe Bryant to retire after this season: 'My body knows it's time to say goodbye' - LA Times

Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant announced that the current NBA season will be the final one of his storied career.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Amazing Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies & Events in Los Angeles

Kick off the holiday’s with a bright start by taking the kids to one (or many) of these tree lighting ceremonies in Greater Los Angeles Area

Family & Parenting | Kids

Blast Off at the California Science Center’s New Exhibit

You'll go to infinity and beyond at the amazing new exhibit, Journey To Space, at the California Science Center. With rocket launchers, a play space station and kid-sized Destiny Lab, this outing is truly out of this world.

Family & Parenting | Kids

6 Imaginative Playgrounds Perfect for Pretend Play

Got a little Indiana Jones, a young sea captain, hero in training, small astronaut reaching…

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Holy Cross Cemetery: A Catholic Oasis with a Macabre Twist

From the first Korean saint to the first dracula (aka Bela Lugosi), diverse tales of people from many different continents are all united by a single religion at this Culver City cemetery.

Family & Parenting | Kids

20 Things Every LA Toddler Must Do

LA is the best city for toddlers. Find out what 20 things your fashionable, sunny tots gotta do before they turn into big kid preschoolers!

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

The Big Parade: L.A.'s Most Ambitious Walking Tour - CityLab

Who says no one walks in L.A.? The Big Parade is a two-day walk in Los Angeles. It includes about 100 public stairways over 35 miles, from downtown to Mt. Hollywood. The walk runs on a timetable, and is designed as a series of attached loops, so that people can come and go as they please.

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

Enjoying laid-back summer vibes in the City of Angels: A guide

How do you know it’s summer in the land of eternal good weather? The light gets even more golden, and the opportunities to actually use that picnic basket you’ve moved with four times abound. You can use the plastic champagne glasses, and real cloth napkins and everything.

Sports | NBA

The Clippers' new logo and uniforms are here, and yes, these are real

The unofficial designs for the Los Angeles Clippers' new logos and uniforms have been out there in the Internet ether and making the rounds since Paul Lukas of UniWatch published leaked graphics in April.