Don Shirley
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Pianists in 'Ragtime' and 'Green Book' make history

"Ragtime" at the Pasadena Playhouse is, among other distinctions, a great way to observe Black History Month.
Gary Leonard
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Tartine opens
The Manufactory, the San Francisco bakery import to DTLA, finally opened in The Row complex after a year-plus of buzz. The Tartine Bakery morning buns sold out early on the first weekend of sit-down brunching.

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Native Intelligence
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The death of Lyndon LaRouche and lessons unlearned

Joel Bellman: We laugh at the comically deranged LaRouche because "it can't happen here." It already has.
Gary Leonard
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Green New Deal

Mayor Eric Garcetti's press conference announcing his decision not to upgrade three natural gas-burning power plants the city operates along the coast.
Don Shirley
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Pianists in 'Ragtime' and 'Green Book' make history

"Ragtime" at the Pasadena Playhouse is, among other distinctions, a great way to observe Black History Month.
Native Intelligence
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Climate change in the Coachella Valley

Heavy desert rain this month is pushing Nature into a bipolar mood.
LAT
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Read the memo: LA Times hires again

Plus: A new LA Times show debuts on Spectrum News 1 and LA Observed drops in to the station to talk about the state of local news media.
Gary Leonard
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Madeleine Albright

The Secretary of State for President Bill Clinton was in Culver City.
Visiting blogger
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Olde-time L.A. journalism

Susan La Tempa: The free-wheeling, deeply divisive newspapers of L.A.'s early days.

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