Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

Things To Do This Weekend in L.A. (3-24-2023 to 3-26-2023)

For March 24-26 in Los Angeles, catch FEMcore at The Corbin Bowl, new exhibitions at Torrance Museum of Art and the Vincent Price Art Museum, Vegan Street Fair, Cherry Blossom celebrations at Brand Art Park and in Torrance, César Chávez Family Day at LA P

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Things To Do in Los Angeles This Week (3-20-2023 to 3-24-2023)

This week in Los Angeles, from March 20-24, you'll find College Night at the Getty Villa, Goth Nite at Angel City Brewery, Outfest Fusion Film Festival, The Moth StorySLAM on the Westside, a new pizza spot in Silver Lake, and more. Enjoy your week to come

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Things To Do This Weekend in L.A. (3-10-2023 to 3-12-2023)

This March 10-12 in Los Angeles, you'll find ArtNight in Pasadena, a Free Family Day at Weisman Museum, a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Hermosa Beach, a KCHUNG pop-up at MOCA, Festival of The Kite in Redondo, Festival de la Primavera at LA Plaza, a Women Ar

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Things To Do in L.A. This Week (2-27-2023 to 3-3-2023)

This February 27 to March 3, catch see Directors Close-Up at The Wallis, learn about The Lady and the Octopus at AoP, catch the Groundlings 30th Anniversary of Cookin’ with GAS, hit up late night at Skirball, check out First Fridays at NHM, and more

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Things To Do This Weekend in L.A. [2-24-2023 to 2-26-2023]

This February 24-26 in Los Angeles, check out the USC Comedy Festival, new works at the Fisher Museum, a Black History Month celebration in Santa Monica, MOLAA's Afro-Latinx Festival, Prosperity Market at CAAM, CicLAvia in The Valley, a zine-making a

News | The News

End Of An Era: Family Of Famed SoCal Car Dealer Cal Worthington Selling Last Dealership

Family of famed car dealer Cal Worthington is in the process of closing a deal to sell their last car dealership, ending an era.

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Things To Do This President's Day Weekend in L.A. (2-17-2023 to 2-20-2023)

This February 17-20 in Los Angeles, check out the Felix Art Fair, the L.A. Art Show, Frieze Los Angeles, Mardis Gras at the Original Farmers Market, Lunar New Year at UPAM, the L.A. Travel & Adventure Show, Broken Hearts Circus at Angel City Brewery, a Fa

Politics | Blue State/City Life

Driver mows down biking doctor before stabbing him to death on Pacific Coast Highway

Vanroy Evan Smith struck cycling doctor Michael Mammone with his car before stabbing him to death on the Pacific Coast Highway Wednesday, law enforcement officials said.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

Things To Do in Los Angeles This Week (1-30-2023 to 2-3-2023)

These next five days in Los Angeles, from January 30 to February 3, catch Designing with Disaster at Japan House LA, new exhibitions at Hauser & Wirth, Try/Step/Trip at The Wallis, First Thursdays in Westwood, First Fridays at Natural History Museum, the

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

A Big List of Things To Do This January in L.A.

Check out our rundown below for a bevy of inspired ideas, including Lunar New Year's fests, new art exhibitions, the Pacific Opera Project, an L.A. River walk, MLK Day celebrations, Dance Camera West, Da Poetry Lounge, NatGeo Live, and more.

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Things To Do in L.A. This Week (12-5-2022 to 12-9-2022)

This week (December 5-9) in L.A. you'll find panel talks at Japan House and Zócalo Public Square, a tree lighting in San Gabriel, Astra Lumina at South Coast Botanic Garden, a new Andy Warhol photography exhibition, a free pop-up for FX's Kindred, and mor

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Things To Do in Los Angeles This Week (11-7-2022 to 11-11-2022)

This November 7-11 in Los Angeles, peep the Henry Taylor exhibit at MOCA, The Legacy of Cacao at LA Plaza, free Tuesdays at LACMA and The Autry, Ice in Santa Monica, Lightscape at the Arboretum, a night market in Culver City, and more.

Travel | Travel

Big Bear Village Might Be California's Most Fun Destination This Winter

Big Bear Village is Southern California's premier winter destination for a quick and easy holiday getaway!

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

A Big List of Things To Do This November in L.A. (2022)

This November in Los Angeles, you'll find L.A. Arboretum's Lightscape, Enchanted: Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens, Inglewood Open Studios, The Groundlings Diversity Festival, the L.A. Auto Show, Venice Winterfest, the Great Los Angeles Walk, the Holly

News | Antisemitism Watch

Antisemites hang banner over LA freeway declaring Kanye 'right about the Jews’

Goyim Defense League trying to capitalize on Ye's comments by targeting the Black community with antisemitic propaganda, ADL says

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

Things To Do This Weekend in L.A. (10-21-2022 to 10-23-2022)

From October 21-23 in Los Angeles, you'll find Halloween Night at the Aquarium, Cemetery Lane at Heritage Square, the P-22 Festival in Griffith Park, the Music Box Steps Festival in Silver Lake, Grand Ave: All-Access in DTLA, the LA Printers Fair, the Com

News | The News

Starbucks to close 6 stores in LA area amid safety concerns like drug use, mental health crisis

Starbucks is closing 16 stores around the country, including 6 in the LA area, amid concerns for safety issues like drug use and disruptive behavior.

News | The News

93-year-old man shoots home intruder, fends off others near Los Angeles

A 93-year-old suburban Los Angeles homeowner, who a relative said was frustrated over being the victim of numerous home break-ins, shot and critically wounded a burglar.

Politics | Politics

Gangs are following and robbing L.A.'s wealthiest, LAPD says - Los Angeles Times

L.A. gangs are sending out crews to prey on the mega-rich, targeting people leaving luxury boutiques, restaurants, and nightclubs, the LAPD said.

News | News

Santa Monica labeled as one of the most unsafe cities in California

According to a report, Santa Monica ranked close to the bottom of the safest cities in California.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Long Beach—the coastal city where Los Angeles County meets Orange County.

Long Beach—the coastal city where Los Angeles County meets Orange County.

Birthplace to Snoop Dogg and Frank Ocean, and home to many of Los Angeles' beloved local businesses that contributes to its busy dining and shopping scene, Long Beach is truly a g

Politics | The Decline Of America

Can we guess first? News station reports ‘what’s behind the shocking exodus’ from Los Angeles

"Gee, it's a real mystery."

News | News

Why A Small-Scale Artist Is Rebuilding Tiny Versions Of Iconic LA Buildings, Including This Eastside Burrito Joint

Al & Bea’s Mexican Food, known for its warm and messy burritos, is artist Kieran Wright’s latest project to explore Los Angeles.

News | The News

Petition approved for effort to ban encampments, increase shelter

The proposed ordinance, spearheaded by LA Councilman Joe Buscaino, would amend the city's laws on where encampments are allowed.

News | In The News

New limits on 'pretextual stops' by LAPD approved - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles police officers may no longer use minor code violations to conduct "pretextual stops" unless they have additional information about a serious crime.

Travel | Travel

It's Now Cheaper To Travel To Disneyland In Paris Rather Than California

According to a recent report, it's now cheaper for Californians to visit Disneyland in Paris than it is to visit the theme park's California location. The report from KGPE shows that a trip to Disneyland in Anaheim is now almost twice as expensive as traveling to Disney in Marne le Vallee, France.

History | America!!

Violence Descends on Los Angeles During Post-Super Bowl Rioting, Looting

Sunday’s Super Bowl victory by the Rams triggered idiots to turn the “City of Angels” into the city of mayhem. The Los Angeles Police Department declared an unlawful assembly and large numbers of the men and women in blue responded to fireworks, looting a

News | The News

Hot Dog on a Stick reportedly nearing demolition

The legacy business will expand in its current location near the Santa Monica Pier, with construction set to begin this winter.

News | News

Los Angeles shopping center The Grove adds coil fencing to deter smash-and-grab robberies

As a recent wave of mob-led store robberies has put retailers, mall operators and communities on edge, one popular shopping center is keeping an unusual security measure in place through the holiday season.

News | In The News


As of Monday, Los Angeles restaurant-goers will no longer be given plastic utensils unless it is by request.

Travel | Travel

10 Facts About Joshua Tree National Park | Mental Floss

Only two hours outside Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park has always had a glamorous cachet. But it also has a fascinating history filled with Hollywood-style drama.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

26 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. (9-24-2021 to 9-26-2021)

This weekend, from September 24-26, features LA Haunted Hayride, The Other Art Fair, a Totally Valley Block Party, DinoFest at Natural History Museum, ] LA Tequila Fest, and more.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Los Angeles was voted the most expensive, inconvenient city in North America. Congrats?

On the flip side, we’re the most creative city on the continent.

Travel | Travel

Why Is Pacific Coast Highway So Loved (And What To See Along The Way)

It's easy to see why the Pacific Coast Highway is so popular, but you don't really know until you've driven - and experienced it - for yourself.

News | The News

Orange County’s oldest Taco Bell is closing Sept. 7 – Orange County Register

The Laguna Beach restaurant opened in 1967 and still resembles the fast food chain’s early architectural style.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

22 Fun Things to do This Week in L.A. (8-9-2021 to 8-13-2021)

This week, from August 9 to 13, features a Japanese food workshop, Dance DTLA at The Music Center, a scent-based immersive pop-up, free screenings of The Underground Railroad, Outfest LA, and more.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

26 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. (8-6-2021 to 8-8-2021)

Levitt Pavilion Concerts, a Hello Kitty Carnival, Shakespeare in the Park, Movies on Location, the Rose Bowl Flea Market, a new cocktail pop-up, and more!

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

18 Fun Things to do This Week in L.A. (8-2-2021 to 8-6-2021)

This week, from August 2 to 6, features a burger week in the LBC, public art pianos in Beverly Hills, a free comedy show at Permanent Records, fireworks at The Bowl, free Parks After Dark movies, and more.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

31 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. {7-23-2021 to 7-25-202)

This weekend, from July 23 to July 25, features proof of vax bars, Night Dive at the Aquarium, a Nina Simone Tribute at The Bowl, Sunday Sessions in Grand Park, Picnic on the Plaza in Little Tokyo, and more!

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

23 Fun Things to do This Week in L.A. (7-19-2021 to 7-23-2021)

This week, from July 19 to July 23, features a free taco pop-up via LeBron James and Fortnite, a Vegan Playground in the Arts District, Fourth Fridays at The Broad, Night Dive at the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Chocolate & Art Show, and more!

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

25 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. (7-16-2021 to 7-18-2021)

This weekend, from July 16 to July 18, features a DiscOasis, an HBO takeover of the Santa Monica Pier, a Kite Festival in Chinatown, Summer Music Strolls at Descanso Gardens, Ice Cream Alley at Smorgasburg, and more!

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

The 15 best day trips from Los Angeles

Make the most of your day off with these easy, affordable and quick day trips from Los Angeles to SoCal beaches, wineries, ranches and more.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

Fun Things to do This Week in L.A. (7-12-2021 to 7-16-2021)

This week, from July 12 to July 16, features National Michelada Day, an HBO takeover of the SM Pier, the public reopening of MOLAA, an outdoor Shakespeare performance, the return of the OC Fair, and more!

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

28 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. (7-9-2021 to 7-11-2021)

This weekend, from July 9 to July 11, features the return of 626 Night Market, a Night Sky Star Party at Paramount Ranch, a Bazaar Bizarre at Zombie Joe's, Pasadena POPS at the Arboretum, an outdoor art experience in Santa Monica, Grand Performances in DT

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

25 Fun Things to do This Week in L.A. (7-5-2021 to 7-9-2021)

This week, from July 5 to July 9, features Divine Immersion at the Pacific Asia Museum, a Cardboard City on 3rd Street Promenade, the 626 Night Market in the SGV, National Fried Chicken Day, more!

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

28 Fun Things to do This 4th of July Weekend in L.A. (7-2-2021 to 7-4-2021)

This weekend, from July 2 to July 4, features the reopening of Smorgasburg, Fourth of July at the Hollywood Bowl, Americafest at the Rose Bowl, a movie and fireworks at Hollywood Forever, the Day Trip Festival, LOTS of Independence Day food specials, and

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

34 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. (6-25-2021 to 6-27-2021)

This weekend, from June 25 to June 27, features Movies on Location in the The Valley, The Other Art Fair, the reopening of The Autry, a Toyzilla swap meet in the SGV, a Cars and Coffee meet-up in Griffith Park, the Creative Communal Market in Long Beach,

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

33 Fun Things to do This Father's Day Weekend in L.A. (6-18-2021 to 6-20-2021)

This Father's Day weekend, from June 18 to June 20, features tons of Father's Day food ideas, Juneteenth celebrations, pop-up markets, drive-in movies, an immersive audio play series, a Freedom Day Walk, and more!

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

22 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. (6-11-2021 to 6-13-2021)

As Los Angeles finds its way out of the pandemic and restrictions gradually ease, we’re continuing our bi-weekly round-ups…

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

24 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. (6-4-2021 to 6-6-2021)

This weekend features a donut freebie from Dunkin', a colorful art walk in Santa Monica, the L.A. Zoo's Beastly Ball, First Fridays at NHM, a DIY boba kit, and more!

History | Historic Los Angeles

The History Los Angeles Has Lost to the Pandemic

The city is opening up, but here are some landmarks and treasures that we miss already.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

24 Fun Things to do This Memorial Day Weekend in L.A. (5-28-2021 to 5-31-2021)

As Los Angeles finds its way out of the pandemic and restrictions gradually ease, we’re continuing our bi-weekly round-ups…

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

26 Fun Things to do This Weekend in L.A. (5-21-2021 to 5-23-2021)

As Los Angeles finds its way out of the pandemic and restrictions gradually ease, we’re continuing our bi-weekly round-ups…

History | History

How Car Culture Shaped The Crazy, Cool Architecture Of Midcentury LA | LAist

Decades after they were built, some of the most iconic structures built to sell and service automobiles are being restored and repurposed.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

57 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (5-14-2021 to 5-16-2021)

This weekend, we've got Ai Weiwei’s Trace at the Skirball, pop-up markets, a ‘20s-themed lawn party, NHM’s virtual bug fair, fun restaurant mashups, and more.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

62 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (5-7-2021 to 5-9-2021)

We used to tell you about all the things you could go out and do in Los Angeles on…

News | News

Los Angeles is Re-Opening Fast!: COVID-19 Updates: Reopenings, Outdoor Happenings

Here at DoLA, we want to keep you as updated as possible on the latest surrounding re-openings, new social-distancing safe events, testing sites, event cancellations, and regulations set in place by the city of Los Angeles and the state of California to s

News | News

L.A. County meets threshold to enter California’s least restrictive yellow tier; widest reopenings could come soon

Los Angeles County has one foot in the most lenient category of the state’s COVID-19 reopening system, a momentous achievement for a region that was once so ravaged by the coronavirus it was considered the epicenter of the pandemic in California. Accordin

News | In The News

L.A. County continues to report progress in coronavirus fight

Encouraging statistics have buoyed hopes that authorities can vaccinate enough people at a sufficient speed to head off a potential variant-driven surge.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

33 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (4-23-2021 to 4-25-2021)

This weekend, we've got new exhibits at the Japanese American National Museum and Hauser & Wirth, virtual cooking classes, Oscars panels and dining events, a market with baked goods and vintage clothing, and more.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

39 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (4-16-2021 to 4-18-2021)

This weekend, we've got the reopening of the Huntington, the Hammer, and LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, plus a new AR exhibit from LACMA, a virtual wellness fest, free affogatos, and more.

News | The News

Hopeful Disneyland fans wait for hours to get a ticket. ‘Anxiety is through the roof’

Disneyland launched its ticket and reservation system Thursday for the park’s reopening and hopeful park goers are waiting for hours to get their tickets.

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

LA Neighborhood Deteriorates Into Violent Gang-Run Street Slum

A homeless encampment in northeast Los Angeles overrun by gang activity has prompted frustrated residents to beg apathetic city officials for help.

News | News

Grunion Run In Santa Monica: Look, Don't Touch This Month

Grunion Run In Santa Monica: Look, Don't Touch This Month - Santa Monica, CA - It's "look but don't touch" spawning season for the small silver fish. Area experts discuss why this is the best time to see them in action.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

60 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (4-9-2021 to 4-11-2021)

This weekend, we've got several new gallery openings, a one-night-only walk-through art experience, outdoor yoga, a new cocktail bar, a virtual comedy fest, online tours and lectures, and more.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (4-2-2021 to 4-4-2021)

This weekend, we've got Dine Out Long Beach, in-person and online art shows, Easter markets and brunch specials, new exhibits at LACMA and the Natural History Museum, an online murder-mystery game, and more.

News | The News

Riot Police Clash With Hundreds of Homeless in Los Angeles

Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles has been home to thousands of homeless people since 2019.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

35 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (3-26-2021 to 3-28-2021)

This weekend, we've got an outdoor market to benefit Stop AAPI Hate, museum reopenings, drive-in comedy, baking workshops, new pop-up restaurants, Passover menus for takeout and delivery, and more.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

As LA Eases Restrictions, the City’s Beloved Dive Bars Begin to Plan for Reopening - Eater LA

As the county plans to move into the less restrictive orange tier, some of LA’s most popular drinking dens could once again serve alcohol on-site

News | News

Disneyland will reopen on April 30th, for California residents only

One year after Disney shut its doors indefinitely, laying off tens of thousands of staff, Disneyland will reopen on April 30th, the company announced. Masks will be required, and only California residents can attend for now.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

37 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (3-19-2021 to 3-21-2021)

This weekend, we've got the return of Desert X, new virtual and IRL art, drive-in movies, March Madness food deals, and more.

News | The News

Speed Cameras In LA? A New Bill Would Allow CA Cities To Explore The Technology

State and local leaders call speed cameras a 'proven tool' to reduce speeding and save lives.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

38 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (3-12-2021 to 3-14-2021)

This weekend, we've got a Jarritos soda pop-up, drive-in comedy and movies, Pi Day specials, new art shows, and more.

News | News

Kroger closes 3 stores in Los Angeles over a $5-per-hour hazard pay mandate

Kroger said it will close three stores in Los Angeles after local officials mandated $5-per-hour hazard pay for grocery and drug store workers.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

43 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (2-26-2021 to 2-28-2021)

This weekend, we've got a Spongebob Squarepants drive-in experience, rooftop yoga, virtual art galleries, Bob Baker Day, Golden Globes takeout specials, and more.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

9 Southern California Spots for Actual Carhop Service

Burgers, shakes, pizzas, and more — and sometimes even served on roller skates

Entertainment | Entertainment

Art House Movie Theaters Fight On Amid Pandemic | Hollywood Reporter

While some independent movie houses have closed indefinitely, others persevere with a mix of drive-ins, virtual screenings and concession sales as they apply for long-awaited federal relief.

Politics | Politics

A Day In The Life Of A Brewery Crushed By LA's Shifting COVID Rules

The county even regulates what meets the standard of a 'bonafide meal' each group of customers is required to buy if they would like to order beer.

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

Outdoor dining can resume in L.A. County, but no TV allowed and no more than 6 people per table | KTLA

After a two-month ban, Los Angeles County restaurants are once again welcoming customers for outdoor dining Friday. California state officials lifted the regional stay-at-home order earlier this week, and L.A. County officials announced that restaurants,

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

The Truth About Surfing in Los Angeles

Here's the truth about surfing in Los Angeles, to be more specific the South Bay region of Los Angeles. Forget the social media post. Photographers and video...

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

Pasadena to keep outdoor dining open despite L.A. County health order | KTLA

The Pasadena City Council decided Monday to keep restaurants open for dining, despite the Los Angeles County public health order requiring outdoor dining to halt as of Wednesday. While the city cou…

News | News

LA Restaurant Owners React to County’s Proposed COVID-19 Recovery Fee Surcharge

The proposed fee would be an additional charge for diners eating on the premises

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Bootleg, One of LA’s Best Pan Pizza Spots, Gains Mid-City Storefront - Eater LA

Bootleg Pizza has gone from underground hit to food truck, and now it’s jumping into the brick and mortar restaurant game

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Swingers to Reopen: Westside Food Scene - WestsideToday

Westside Food Scene October 22, 2020 By Kerry Slater Swingers Back in Businesses Swingers, the popular American diner, is reopening...

Food & Drink | Food

The Best Hamburgers for Pickup & Delivery Near Me | October 2020

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.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

A Eulogy for L.A.’s Fallen Restaurants

Let us toast the fantastic local eateries lost to COVID-19.

News | News

Disneyland layoffs include 2,800 restaurant workers, food cart vendors and Club 33 staff – Orange County Register

Disney has notified Workers United Local 50 that the union’s Disneyland and Disney California Adventure employees will absorb one in ten of the 28,000 layoffs coming to the Disney Parks, Ente…

Politics | Op-Ed

Ben Shapiro: Why I'm Leaving California

I want my kids to grow up in a community with a future, with more freedom and safety than I grew up with. California makes that impossible.

News | News

OC restaurant appeals to LA anti-mask crowd with ‘Godfather’-inspired billboard

Basilico Pasta e Vino in Huntington Beach took out advertising on a billboard near the Beverly Center with the words ‘Leave the Mask, take the cannoli.’

Politics | Corruption

Homeless Anarchy in Los Angeles - American Greatness

nyone thinking about blaming the police for the anarchy that grips America’s liberal cities is not paying attention. The police know how to do their jobs. The politicians, elected by progressive liberals, do not let them. And often enough, even when there

News | In The News

Airline Pilots Landing At LAX Report "A Guy In Jetpack" Flying Alongside Them

Even in an era in which congress wants to openly investigate UFOs, a dude flying alongside an airliner over Los Angeles in a jetpack is still bonkers

News | News

How Disneyland could reopen under California’s 4-tier plan

Would you return to Disneyland if you couldn’t go on Rise of the Resistance, Space Mountain, Fantasyland dark rides and other indoor attractions?

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

55 Things to Do in L.A. This Week [8-27-2020 to 9-2-2020]

This week, we've got online music and film festivals, outdoor dining pop-ups and music video screenings, new podcasts, drive-in comedy, virtual cooking classes, and more.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

54 Things to Do in L.A. This Week (8-13-2020 to 8-19-2020)

This week, we've got comedy drive-ins, free ice cream, a summer potluck contest, outdoor spin classes, Nisei Week’s first online festival, takeout and delivery deals, online art openings, DIY cake kits, and more.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Here’s Looking at You, Auburn, Somni: Remembering beloved restaurants that LA lost to the pandemic

A number of LA restaurants — high-end and casual — are permanently closing during the pandemic, and each closing affects families of owners and employees. The closures ripple out to all the different industries that service restaurants.

Food & Drink | Food

Iconic Stan’s Donuts Westwood Saved By Equally-Old LA Doughnut Shop - Eater LA

Fans were sad to learn in April that owner Stan Berman was retiring after 55 years, but now 64-year-old Primo’s Donuts is on to revive the shop

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

39 Things to Do in L.A. This Week (7-30-2020 to 8-5-2020)

This week, we've got a Thai film drive-in, an online dessert fest, a delivery wings fest, interactive plays and games, panels, lectures, and more.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

SEE IT: Same Day L.A. Mayor Says ‘Avoid Gatherings’ For July 4th, LAPD Posts Photo Of Thousands Gathered For Protest

On the same day that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) posted a series of warnings to residents about maintaining mandated social distancing measures, including wearing face masks and avoiding gatherings with “anybody except for those you live wit

News | In The News

California orders bars closed in seven counties as coronavirus surges

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered seven counties, including Los Angeles, to shutter bars Sunday as new coronavirus cases surge in the state.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Why officials aren't alarmed by spiking coronavirus numbers - Los Angeles Times

Bartenders over the weekend began mixing drinks, gyms turned on elliptical machines and nail salons began polishing away as Los Angeles County reopened more of its economy even as coronavirus cases continued to rise.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

The Los Angeles County Office of Education Loses Its Damn Mind

he school-to-prison pipeline in Los Angeles County just got a whole lot shorter. In fact, for the coming school year, it will disappear entirely! Now they will waste no time. The schools themselves will become prisons. That, at least, is the gist of a rec

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Synagogue Defaced With Antisemitic Graffiti Amid Los Angeles Riots; Security Guards Fend Off Vandals From Second Temple

Antisemitic graffiti on the Beth Israel synagogue in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles following violent protests, May 30, 2020. …

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Here is what can now reopen in L.A. County, and here is what is still closed

Malls? Movie theaters? Hair salons? Here's a look at which L.A. County businesses can now open and which ones are still closed.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Bike Paths for Kids in Los Angeles, CA

Whether your kids are newly-minted two-wheeled warriors or still rocking the training wheels, visit one of these awesome bike trails in LA.

News | News

Target security guard breaks arm during fight with men who allegedly refused to wear face masks - CBS News

As the men were being escorted out, one of the suspects is seen on video punching the employee "without provocation," police said.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Stage 2 Reopening, Indie Theaters in Distress, and Other Stories You Missed From We Like L.A.

This week, we covered independent theaters struggling for answers in the face of COVID-19 and conducted interviews that shed light on the state of L.A.'s restaurant scene. We also offered a breakdown of the 5 stages of California's reopening and what open

Miscellaneous | Places You Can Still Go

As Insurance Claims Are Denied, Classic L.A. Restaurants Are Struggling to Weather the Pandemic

Beloved local haunts report they won't see a dime from their insurers, but Musso & Frank Grill is fighting back

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Now Anyone in L.A. Can Get a COVID-19 Test, Even Without Symptoms

Los Angeles becomes the first major U.S. city to allow anyone to get a free COVID-19 test, even if they don't have symptoms.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

40 Things to Do in L.A. This Week While You're Safer at Home (4-30-2020 to 5-6-2020)

This week, we've got fitness raves, witchy cocktail shows, magical hotlines, online film fests, so much theater, and more.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

44 Things to Do in L.A. This Week While You're Safer at Home (4-23-2020 to 4-29-2020)

This week, we've got a new horror audio drama, an interactive ritual, an Instagram scavenger hunt, an online pottery class, drawing tutorials, at-home HAMILTON education, virtual wine tastings, and more.

News | News

California Officials Poured 37 Tons Of Sand On A Skatepark And Skaters Responded By Turning It Into A Dirt Bike Track

Last week, officials in California took drastic measures to prevent skaters from violating stay-at-home orders and ordered 37 tons of sand to be dumped on a popular skate park in San Clemente. https://twitter.

News | News

Less Than Half Of Adults In Los Angeles Now Have Jobs

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D-CA) announced Sunday that the economic consequences of the coronavirus outbreak and association shutdown will have a greater negative effect on the city than the Great Recession of 2008.  During a press conference, Garce

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Disney

See Disneyland as You’ve Never Seen It Before: Completely Empty

Disneyland in California has been closed for over a month due to coronavirus, and this video shows the park's eerie, empty attractions.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

California’s Coronavirus Problem No One Is Talking About

By Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has been on the “cutting edge” of local leaders who have implemented strict shutdowns in the name of fighting the coronavirus and protecting the public. Politicians like Garcetti claim t

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

13 More Photos Of Southern California From The 1950s

Featuring many of the towns and winding roads you may remember as a small child in Southern California, these 13 photos are a blast from the past.

News | News

Study investigates if COVID-19 came to Calif. in fall 2019

Researchers at Stanford Medicine are working to find out what proportion of Californians have already had COVID-19. The new study could help policymakers make more informed decisions during the coronavirus pandemic.

Food & Drink | Vegetarian & Vegan Tips

13 Restaurants Serving Plant-Based Takeout and Delivery Meals in Los Angeles

There’s plenty to choose from with vegan pizzas, plant-based Mexican dishes, and milk-free chocolate shakes from a drive-thru

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

L.A. has a coronavirus eviction ban, but landlords are finding ways to demand rent

Landlords in Los Angeles are pushing tenants to agree to repayment plans far more onerous than what's required under new laws passed to prevent evictions.

News | In The News

L.A. moves to prosecute eight businesses that refuse to close amid coronavirus

Coronavirus: L.A. moves to prosecute eight businesses that refuse to close, in violation of Safer at Home directive.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Coronavirus pandemic: Looking for a job? Here's a list of companies hiring in Southern California

While the coronavirus has led to shuttered businesses and massive layoffs, here are some of the companies need more workers.

News | In The News

Coronavirus: National Guard transforms Los Angeles Convention Center into field hospital

A transformation is underway inside the Los Angeles Convention Center as members of the National Guard set up dozens of beds, preparing the center for use as a federal field hospital in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Local doctor with Dignity Health Southern California says key differences between LA, New York play factor in spread of Covid-19

Dr. Testa says there are a few key differences between New York and LA that may be contributing to the volume of cases and the spread of the virus.

Politics | From CNN

California coronavirus: Crowds packed beaches despite shelter in place order

People descended on California beaches, hiking trails and parks over the weekend in open defiance of a state order to shelter in place and avoid close contact with others.

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

L.A. county health officials say it’s safe to walk, hike and bike outside amid coronavirus outbreak

Is it safe to walk, run, hike and bike outside? Is it recommended? Yes, say L.A. County Public Health officials. In fact, “take a walk” and “go for a hike” are at the top of the L.A. County Public Health Department’s “safe-to-do” list as the region’s figh

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

How to Abide by the 'Safer at Home' Order Issued by L.A. and the State

Forty million people have been asked to stay in their homes unless they need to leave for "essential" purposes

News | News

Eerily empty freeways: A symbol of how the coronavirus has hurt Los Angeles - Los Angeles Times

Free-flowing traffic across Los Angeles seems more a cause for mourning than celebration as the region grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

39 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About (3-9-20 to 3-13-20)

This week, from Monday, March 9 to Friday, March 13, features Cava Discovery Week, Clock Tower Comedy at Union Station, ArtNight Pasadena, PaleyFest, Noche de Estrellas The Aquarium of the Pacific, an epic floral pop-up at Bar Fiorito and MUCH more.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

37 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About (2-24-20 to 2-28-20)

This week, from Monday, February 24 to Friday, February 28, features Free IHOP Pancakes on National Pancake Day, Fat Tuesday Celebrations, Two Bit Circus Beta Night, a Cheese & Comedy night at GCM, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes latest exhibit "afroLAtinidad

News | The News

Adam Carolla: California would care about the homeless 'if it could get money from them' | Fox News

In an interview that aired Monday, comedian Adam Carolla told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that California's government isn't concerned about the poor because they can't get money from them, adding that the ultra poor is "untouchable."

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Fire Breaks out at West LA Homeless Encampment - WestsideToday

LAFD: no investigation into Monday morning fire The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) put out a fire that broke out...

Architecture & Interior Design | Preservation Fails

10 L.A. Landmarks We Lost During the 2010s

Let’s take a moment to say goodbye to some historic places that we lost in the last decade

Miscellaneous | Places You Can Still Go

Crossroads of the World — Finding Lost Angeles

October 29, 1936 – “Tonight! Hollywood hails a new wonder.” Crossroads of
the World’s opening gala presented itself as a glamorous spectacle replete
with shopping, music and performances, and the attendance of international
film stars including several

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

35 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend in L.A. (1-31-2020 to 2-2-2020)

This weekend in L.A. from Friday, January 31 to Sunday, February 2 features Night of Ideas at NHM, the Golden Dragon Parade, winter exhibition opening at The Hammer, Photo LA, Super Bowl food specials, and MUCH more.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

28 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend in L.A. (1-3-2020 to 1-5-2020)

Los Angeles provides no limit of things to do, some awesome and some not so awesome. Since time is…

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

44 Awesome Things To Do This Thanksgiving Weekend in L.A. (11-28-2019 to 12-1-2019)

This Thanksgiving weekend in L.A. from Thursday, November 28 to Sunday, December 1 features Thanksgiving dining specials, Christmas in The Wizarding World, Queen Mary Christmas, Mar Vista Art Walk, Pumas in the Park, a dance workshop at CAAM, the Hollywoo

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Genius bureaucrats in Los Angeles successfully increase wait times for Uber and Lyft at LAX


Family & Parenting | Kids

Ten Really Cool Places For Geeks & Nerds To Visit In Los Angeles - Your Mileage May Vary

A while back we wrote about places in New York City that would be perfect for geeks and nerds. Of course, the Big Apple isn’t the only place with such locations; Los Angeles has more than its share of stuff for geeks and nerds to enjoy… Eighty Two Eig

Politics | Politics

A New Dark Age: California’s Blackouts Are Self-Inflicted

Now, in large parts of California, if you want to keep the lights on during the blackouts, you better have a flashlight or a gas lamp. Twenty-first century green dreams have led to 19th-century realities.

Food & Drink | Coffee

Wake Up and Smell the Newest Independent Coffee Shops in LA

From the Downtown LA Arts District to Pacific Palisades, get your caffeine fix at the latest and greatest indie coffee shops in LA.

History | Los Angeles History

40 Photos of Los Angeles Over From 1910 to Now!

So much has happened since the city was founded in 1871. It all started when studios popped up all over town and Old Hollywood took over.

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

Disneyland’s First-Ever Customer Has Been Using His Lifetime Ticket Every Year Since 1955

There are so many things in life that bring joy to us humans and various amusement parks can sure be taken into the list of those little simple pleasures this world has to offer. Just think about the utopia of it - you get to walk around the fantasy world

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

46 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About (9-30-19 to 10-4-19)

This week, from Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 4, features Nights of the Jack, a Tito’s Vodka & Tito’s Tacos party, Freeform’s Halloween Town, Alpine Village Oktoberfest, Dumpling & Beer Festival, Haunted Little Tokyo and MUCH more.