I'm shifting into a holiday weekend slowdown. An abbreviated roundup today.
Huffington Post Live is expanding internationally, but closing its video production facility in the HuffPo building in Beverly Hills. Some of the LA staff was offered jobs in New York. The Verge
The Department of Water and Power today breaks ground on a project to upgrade its Scattergood Generating Station in Playa del Rey. KPCC
Eric Richardson writes about the end of blogdowntown, his creation. "Traffic was down more than half by the time KPCC pulled the plug."
Ann Goldstein, a former senior curator at MOCA, resigned as director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, "intensifying speculation that she could be MOCA's next director." LAT
The world’s greatest trombonist appeared in a small music studio in the Pico-Union district of Los Angeles this week. Sam Quinones
Peter Dreier: The little-known story of "We Shall Overcome." Huffington Post
The endangered Belding’s Savannah sparrow needs the Ballona Creek wetlands. SoCal Wild
USC Trojan Marqise Lee's journey from Inglewood to the heights of college football. Grantland
Huffington Post Live set: LA Observed