Dana Point Harbor time capsule, Los Angeles Times, Orange County Edition, 10-2-1968

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Dana Point Harbor time capsule, Los Angeles Times, Orange County Edition, 10-2-1968

The beauty of big infrastructure

John Christian Fjellestad

The beauty of big infrastructure

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Foster Youth Convening

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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Foster Youth Convening

Maggie McClure 05/17/2016 #12

Justin Higuchi

Maggie McClure 05/17/2016 #12

Marina V 05/19/2016 #1

Justin Higuchi

Marina V 05/19/2016 #1

And the Weekend is here!!! #dancedancedance #tinydancer

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And the Weekend is here!!! #dancedancedance #tinydancer

Bay Atlantic Symphony 1

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)

Bay Atlantic Symphony 1

Somewhere Over The Rainstorm

Alex Beattie

Somewhere Over The Rainstorm

Warner Grand Theater - Utility Box

joey zanotti

Warner Grand Theater - Utility Box

Port of Los Angeles

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Port of Los Angeles

Orpheum | Los Angeles, CA | 2016

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Orpheum | Los Angeles, CA | 2016

Nobody walks in LA

David Evers

Nobody walks in LA

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Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)

stacey-shames-pub.-photo

VanAndel Azor Bakfiets Cargo Bikes at Flying Pigeon LA bike shop

Umberto Brayj

VanAndel Azor Bakfiets Cargo Bikes at Flying Pigeon LA bike shop

Vigil and Protest of conditions on North Figueroa on Septmber 25, 2016

Umberto Brayj

Vigil and Protest of conditions on North Figueroa on Septmber 25, 2016

You Are The Key?

joey zanotti

You Are The Key?

Folk Singer - Stand By Me

joey zanotti

Folk Singer -  Stand By Me

Civil War time!

Tim McCune

Civil War time!

First night in LA we ate at The Vegan Joint on Vermont and Fountain. It's upstairs in a shady minimal. The yellow curry was good.

David Evers

First night in LA we ate at The Vegan Joint on Vermont and Fountain. It's upstairs in a shady minimal. The yellow curry was good.

USS Springfield arrives in Lisbon, Portugal for a scheduled port visit May 6, 2016.

Official U.S. Navy Page

USS Springfield arrives in Lisbon, Portugal for a scheduled port visit May 6, 2016.

1959 Shamrock (Ireland)

Alden Jewell

1959 Shamrock (Ireland)

Blogs (get added)

'Manhunt over': Arrest made in shooting of West Covina police officer after weeklong search

A man who was on the run after a West Covina police officer's shooting was taken into custody Thursday, a day after a $20,000 reward was offered for his arrest, officials said.

Jose Luis Chavez, 47, was arrested about 2:06 a.m. in a home in the 1200 block of Foxworth Avenue in La Puente, according...

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L.A. Now

From drops on a computer screen, Valerie Green creates tiny kaleidoscopic worlds

Valerie Green's exhibition at Moskowitz Bayse is an evolution of her previous work, in which she photographed the sky as seen through a smartphone screen protector stuck to the moon roof of her car. This latest work is also a game of layers, consisting of photographs of drops of screen cleaner...

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Money & Company

Obama: World leaders are 'rattled' by Trump - and for good reason

Obama: Other world leaders tell me they're 'rattled' by Donald Trump May 26, 2016, 4:32 a.m. President Obama says Donald Trump has other global leaders concerned about the stability of the world order. Obama says Trump is more concerned with tweeting than with thinking about how to govern Trump's...

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Measure Banning LGBT Discrimination Clears House But GOP Adds Support for Bigotry

A new amendment from Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) which would that would ban federal contractors who discriminate against LGBT people attached to an energy and water spending bill passed the House late on Wednesday following days of fury from Dem…
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Archaeologists uncover a 5,000-year-old beer recipe in China

An ancient Chinese beer recipe brewed 5,000 years ago calls for some unusual ingredients by today's standards: barley, broomcorn millets and Job’s tears, as well as bits of bulbous root vegetables like snake gourd root, yam and lily.

The Yangshao people, who inhabited northeastern China, made their...

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Renewed For 4th & 5th Seasons Amid Host Of BBC Drama Orders

The Shelby clan is set to return for two more seasons with Peaky Blinders receiving a double order from BBC Two. Season 3 is currently running in the UK with the epic crime saga created by Steven Knight and starring ...

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MIDWAY FLASH! ... Cirque du Soleil Lays Another Bomb on Broadway -- Critically Speaking ... Show Looks to be Another Spider Man, But With Far Better Circus Action ...

Early reviews, just in for Cirque du Soleil's Paramour, from Wall Street Journal to New York Times, point to a big floporama, with some great acts that only make the sub-mediocre musical this thing is supposed to be seem and feel even more dreary and second rate.

That's what I glean here in front of my PC in California, surfing critical reaction.

From across the Pond, more of the same.  Screams the Globe and



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Photos: Idlewild @ The Roxy Theatre, May 23, 2016

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CHP officer is injured in a hit-and-run crash in Topanga Canyon

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured Wednesday night when a driver struck her in the Santa Monica Mountains and fled the scene.

The crash occurred about 9:15 p.m. along Topanga Canyon Boulevard north of Pacific Coast Highway, CHP Officer Leland Tang said. The officer was responding to...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Poll shows close contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in California

California politics updates: Signatures being checked on November propositions, no Sanders spotlight for Tommy Chong May 25, 2016, 6:26 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: We're covering Donald Trump's Anaheim...

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Booster Shots

Romania continues an unlikely cinematic domination at Cannes, with a pair of rival directors

As the Cannes Film Festival wound down Sunday night, the festival jury offered a reminder of how large a shadow one small country has cast on this gathering.

The Romanian director Cristian Mungiu took the director's prize (he shared it with the French filmmaker Olivier Assayas) for "Graduation,"...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Match Point

A writer named David — let me make sure I spell his last name right — E-v-a-n-i-e-r has written a fine book on Woody Allen that I've mentioned here before. I would praise it even if its author wasn't my cousin and I wasn't quoted several times in its pages. It's also received extensive praise […]

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Definitive Video Proof That Donald Trump Is a Minion of Satan

When President Obama was bothered by a fly during a speech recently, the entire religious right went into paroxysms of horror, declaring it was proof that the White House was infested by demons and yes,

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Warriors face must win in Game 5 against Thunder

Steve Kerr glanced at the bank of cameras facing him inside the Golden State Warriors’ practice facility Wednesday and joked that he couldn’t curse because it would be picked up by a live feed.

There were plenty of reasons to let the four-letter words fly.

Kerr’s defending NBA champions, only weeks...

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‘Grey’s Star Ellen Pompeo Signs With CAA

CAA has signed Ellen Pompeo. This marks the Grey’s Anatomy star’s return to CAA where she was a client for more than a decade before moving to WME three years ago. Pompeo recently wrapped Season 12 of Shonda Rhimes’ ABC medical drama, which has been enjoying a creative and ratings resurgence with Pompeo as the sole lead. In its 12th season, Grey’s is ABC's highest-rated show in key...

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Deadline Hollywood Daily

Boy, 8, hit and killed by trash truck in Newport Beach

An 8-year-old boy was struck and killed by a trash truck in Newport Beach Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The boy was riding a bicycle on 15th Street between Irvine Avenue and Fullerton Avenue when the truck struck him about 1:30 p.m., according to Newport Beach police Lt. Jeff Brouwer.

“Due...

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L.A. Now

‘Why not spend your holiday in peaceful #Paris with a croissant on a local café! #France is new and #enriched now!’

Why not spend your holiday in peaceful #Paris with a croissant on a local café!#France is new and #enriched now! pic.twitter.com/C3Hav3h2WM — Viva Europa (@realVivaEuropa) May 25, 2016 John Rivers tweets: * Best thing about Affirmative Action is you qualify … Continue reading

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An Animated Map of Every Los Angeles Commute

Census data and arduous drive-times never looked so good

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Move over, HBO: Starz will move original series to Sunday nights

Sorry, TV fans. Your Sunday-night DVR pileup is about to get even worse. 

Beginning this summer, Starz will move its original series to Sundays, unofficially the most prestigious night on the small screen. 

The switch will start with the Season 3 premieres of "Power" and "Survivor's Remorse" on...

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Money & Company

One protester's secret for keeping calm amid the screaming

Live updates from Donald Trump rally in Anaheim: Police outnumber protesters as fans arrive at convention center May 25, 2016, 11:34 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics and our coverage of Donald Trump's appearance in Anaheim less than two weeks before California's presidential primary. We'll be...

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Lakers Blog (Los Angeles Times)

Zakia Belkhiri Took a Selfie of anti-Semitism on the Left

Another Jewish woman has a hard time understanding that different groups have different interests. The Coalition of the Fringe (the make-up of all left of center parties in the West) may be fraying. From Haaretz: Last week a Belgian Muslim … Continue reading

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