It might seem inconceivable that a spoiler is possible for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at The Broad Stage. Also "Rest" at SCR.
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A pair of coyotes in the Santa Monica mountains this morning, looking for water, or maybe just looking around.
Myers' Clinton ties could be a factor if Hillary Clinton runs for president. Before she became the first female press secretary at the White House, Myers worked in LA City Hall.
Remember those stunning photos of P-22 in National Geographic? "He doesn't look like that anymore," National Park Service researcher Seth Riley says now.
Brooklyn's most famous music mogul is at City Hall this morning to announce plans for a festival downtown this summer.
The races to replace Waxman and Yaroslavsky, sidewalk money goes unspent, Garcetti and Jay Z to announce DTLA festival, sheriff's use of force rules, and no subway entrance at 2nd and Spring because Tribune has development plans. Plus more.
The editorial in the first issue of the new Los Angeles print newspaper, out today, says the Register's opinion page "aims to infuse a new perspective into the political and public policy debate in our community and lead the charge for a new generation of liberty-minded, free-market intellectuals."
The Fields of Green is covering the money side of sports, with David Carter of the USC Sports Business Institute as the featured columnist and key player.
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I hope you had a chance to be outside for moment.
The question 'how hot is it?' once again will be answered by the landmark thermometer in the desert town of Baker.
The Boston Globe wins in breaking news for its coverage of the Boson Marathon bombings. The New York Times wins in both photography categories. There are no local winners, but several LA Times finalists.
With the Lakers worst-ever season in Los Angeles ending this week, it's time to look ahead. What should the Lakers do next to reverse their fortunes?
Christensen and Gold
LA mayor Eric Garcetti has a narrative problem. The two stories he is telling about Los Angeles don't line up. Winning an Olympic bid could provide the deus ex machina the city needs in the absence of a heroic storyline.
"Floyd Collins" at La MiradaOne of the best midsize venues to watch professional theater in LA County is on the stage of La Mirada Theatre, says Don Shirley. Native Intelligence
On the ballet legend Tanaquil Le ClercqMelissa Barak, the founder and artistic director of The Barak Ballet in Los Angeles, visits LA Observed to write about what she learned from the story of Le Clercq. Native Intelligence
Mike Kelley at MOCA's Geffen ContemporaryIris Schneider checks out preview of the new show from the late Los Angeles artist. Native Intelligence
Rainbow over the 101Looking eastward from the Metropolitan Water District building downtown, submitted by Don Bentley.
In case you missed it
More locations and the surf report on the LA Observed weather page
Streetscape: High clouds over LAPDHard to take a picture in this town without getting a palm tree. Bigger
Van Nuys churchCentral Lutheran Church surrounded by palm trees. View bigger
Desert dinosaursThis family faces Highway 62 in Joshua Tree. Ellen Alperstein observes from the desert: Native Intelligence
Bowl butts get cedar seatsNew benches go in at Hollywood Bowl. Read
Streetscape: Van Nuys alleyThe view from the alley behind Van Nuys Boulevard. LA Observed: see bigger
National parks through an old lensIris Schneider admires photographer Abelardo Morell's fresh view of camera obscura. This is Yellowstone's Old Faithful geyser exposed on the ground. More
'Cry, Trojans'Scott Shepherd and Kate Valk as lovers Troilus and Cressida. Iris Schneider
Misty Copeland has her sayMisty Copeland rose from a vagabond life in San Pedro to become the first black female soloist with the American Ballet Theater in 20 years. She talks with Judy Graeme. Native Intelligence