On the way to L.A.

Joe Crawford

On the way to L.A.

Capilla de la Virgen del Rosario,Templo de Santo Domingo,Puebla de los Ángeles,México

Enrique López-Tamayo Biosca

Capilla de la Virgen del Rosario,Templo de Santo Domingo,Puebla de los Ángeles,México

Skid Row, Los Angeles

Laurie Avocado

Skid Row, Los Angeles

barker ranch

7377398@N02

barker ranch

LA Building 3

Tony Hisgett

LA Building 3

Los Angeles - Oct 2014

edward stojakovic

Los Angeles - Oct 2014

20140830 60 Mural along Santa Monica Freeway

David Wilson

20140830 60 Mural along Santa Monica Freeway

20140830 51 Los Angeles City Hall

David Wilson

20140830 51 Los Angeles City Hall

Honda Element 2008 AWD Sunroof

Alessandro Valli

Honda Element 2008 AWD Sunroof

20140830 07 Los Angeles River

David Wilson

20140830 07 Los Angeles River

USS Comstock (LSD 45)_141008-RR352-M-0096

48776503@N05

USS Comstock (LSD 45)_141008-RR352-M-0096

Churchgoer With Tambourine

East of West LA

Churchgoer With Tambourine

Catedral de Santa María de Ciudad Rodrigo,Ciudad Rodrigo,Salamanca,Castilla y León,España

Enrique López-Tamayo Biosca

Catedral de Santa María de Ciudad Rodrigo,Ciudad Rodrigo,Salamanca,Castilla y León,España

Little Tokyo

Bing

Little Tokyo

Sucking the Faith

Tyler Bell

Sucking the Faith

CNG Fuelers from around the world come together to fuel the wildfire effort

California National Guard

CNG Fuelers from around the world come together to fuel the wildfire effort

Honey County 10/05/2014 #4

Justin Higuchi

Honey County 10/05/2014 #4

Smilodon fatalis saber-toothed tiger (La Brea Asphalt, Upper Pleistocene; Rancho La Brea tar pits, Los Angeles, southern California, USA) 2

James St. John

Smilodon fatalis saber-toothed tiger (La Brea Asphalt, Upper Pleistocene; Rancho La Brea tar pits, Los Angeles, southern California, USA) 2

City Of Angeles - California

ludovica izzo

City Of Angeles - California

Elizabeth & The Catapult 10/01/2014 #6

Justin Higuchi

Elizabeth & The Catapult 10/01/2014 #6

Blogs (get added)

Texas hospitals prepare in case Ebola strikes again

With two Texas nurses diagnosed with Ebola still hospitalized, a newly formed state task force on infectious diseases met Thursday for the first time to review the state’s medical and public health preparedness to cope with the deadly virus.

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Opinion L.A.

Sometimes, You Should Feel Free To Shut The Hell Up

Free speech is an essential right. However...

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Advice Goddess Blog

When Prince passed on "We Are The World"

“He’d buy ice cream cones and wore sneakers,” says The Revolution keyboard player Wendy Coleman of Prince's Purple Rain days, “but the next minute, he’d be like ‘Hey, muthafuckas — ’ ” “He’d be fucking George Jefferson.

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Coroner identifies girl, 9, shot to death outside Anaheim apartments

A 9-year-old girl fatally shot Wednesday while playing outside her home in Anaheim has been identified.

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Opinion L.A.

3,700-pound sculpture you can sit on is flown up to Palm Springs tram

The Palm Springs Art Museum on Wednesday moved a 3,700-pound carved granite bench up to its new perch at 8,500 feet on a patio at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway high above the desert city.

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Opinion L.A.

Wednesday's sound bites from UCLA practice

Welcome to the Pac-12 Conference, Takkarist McKinley. 

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Opinion L.A.

Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire

It was among the nation's hardest-hit local economies during the Great Recession, beset by staggering numbers of foreclosures and one of the highest jobless rates in California.

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Opinion L.A.

Pension-boosting perks

The board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System voted to add to a recent pension reform law 99 bonuses that can boost workers' current paychecks and also their future pensions. Here are some of these retirement-enhancing bonuses:

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Opinion L.A.

What's financialism, and how is it destroying your life?

As businesses start retaining and investing larger cash-reserves, they're turning into banks. Banks, meanwhile, need to find another line of work: they become asset traders. Meanwhile, your wages have been stagnant for decades, which means that in order to survive, you must become a debtor. Read the

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Facebook's Zuckerberg speaks Chinese in Beijing visit

Facebook has been blocked by Chinese authorities for over five years, but company founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to be on a new charm offensive to crack the massive market. In a move that has sent tongues wagging across China and around the globe, Zuckerberg showed off his nascent Chinese...

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Opinion L.A.

CA Prisons Halt Race-based Lockdowns, Inequality for San Bernardino Gay and Trans Inmates, LAPD Fires Detective, and LA Jails Use-of-force #s

CDCR TO STOP LOCKING INMATES DOWN BASED UPON RACE, AND WILL ALLOW EXERCISE DURING LONG LOCKDOWNS On Wednesday, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation agreed to stop race-determined prisoner lockdowns, settling a 2008 lawsuit on behalf of male inmates. The settlement says lockdowns will now apply to everyone “in the affected area” after a [...]

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WitnessLA.com

Lazy writing

I know. This is a personal pet peeve of mine. There are many writers who disagree. Many writers I respect. So this is one scribe’s opinion. One lowly scribe with a blog. But I am not a fan of narration. Unless it’s in prose. And lately there seems to be a dearth of narration on television, especially among new shows. What’s my issue? For the most part I think it’s lazy

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By Ken Levine

Cal State awarded $60 million in federal grants to help diversify biomedical research

Three California State University campuses Wednesday were awarded more than $60 million in federal grants to help train low-income and minority students for biomedical research careers.

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L.A. Now

Mein Führer, I can walk!

I finally hit on the idea of going as Dr. Strangelove for Halloween. I already had the 50s slim-cut suit, the glasses, the cigarette, the black leather glove. All I really needed was a blonde wig. By Gareth Branwyn's Read the rest...

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Young girl shot in Anaheim; injuries are life-threatening

A young girl sustained life-threatening injuries after she was shot outside an apartment building Wednesday evening, Anaheim authorities said.

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L.A. Now

For UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich, mentoring matters

Theirs is a professional relationship that began with a shirt.

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Opinion L.A.

Henry Manne comments on SEC administrative rule making

My post the other day on the problems with the SEC's increasing use of administrative law judges prompted the great Henry Manne to send along this comment: Steve, you might also have noted the other...

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‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Trailer: Marvel Releases Early Peek After Online Leak

After a low-resolution version of the first Avengers: Age Of Ultron trailer leaked today and caused a fanboy flurry online, Disney and Marvel reacted quickly by releasing the official version almost a week early. (Watch it above.) The original plan was to debut the trailer next week during ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. next Tuesday night. When the leaked video started going viral, Marvel smartly opted to put its...

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Deadline Hollywood Daily

‘Frankenstein’ Drama From Rand Ravich & Howard Gordon Set At Fox As Put Pilot

Howard Gordon, Rand Ravich, Frankenstein. Fox has nabbed a drama project that links the three recognizable names with a put pilot commitment. Titled Frankenstein, the drama will be written and executive produced by Crisis and Life creator Ravich...

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Gay Evangelical Raises 'Olive Branch' Funding For Anti-Gay Sweet Cakes Bakery

You may remember Sweet Cakes Bakery in Oregon, one of the first bakeries to make a stink about making cakes for gay weddings. The anti-gay attitudes of owners Melissa and Aaron Klein resulted in quick condemnation from activists, and the...

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South Carolina Lesbian Couple Fight To Overturn Same Sex Marriage Ban

Katherine Bradacs, a State Trooper, and Tracy Goodwin, a U.S. Air Force vet, are a lesbian couple attempting to overturn South Carolina’s ban on same sex marriage. On Monday the couple submitted a lawsuit petitioning U.S. Judge Michelle Childs to...

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