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Pink hats for marches started in Atwater Village

The Pussyhat Project was born at The Little Knittery, where women have been knitting pink hats for Saturday.
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Take My Picture Gary Leonard runs weekly at LA Observed. Click on the photo to see it larger.

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Pink hats for marches started in Atwater Village

The Pussyhat Project was born at The Little Knittery, where women have been knitting pink hats for Saturday.
Read the memo
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LA Times staff warned not to join women's marches

It's against "long-standing ethics guidelines" to participate, the managing editor's memo reminds the journalists.
Gary Leonard
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Artists

Take My Picture Gary Leonard runs weekly at LA Observed.
Weeklies
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'Profitable' LA Weekly put up for sale

The owners are slowly selling off their alt weeklies and predict the LA Weekly will generate buyer interest.
Books
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The Lost Journalism of Ring Lardner: An Interview with Ron Rapoport

Rapoport and David Davis discuss the first book that collects Lardner's daily journalism.
Place
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Where in LA Kristen Stewart drives in 'Ride Em on Down' video

Every location, in order, researched by reader Don Bentley and his brother.
Notes
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LA Observed Notes: Last days of the pre-Trump era

Media, books, politics and place and a few tweets.

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