Gary catches the mayor and new LAPD chief-designate Michel Moore at Echo Park Lake.
Observations on Los Angeles and beyond by LA Observed authors and occasional guests
Four years ago, I was writing an overly long World Cup preview on this site. And I included this passage:...
For two weeks in May, two of CTG's three main stages were occupied by plays mostly set in or around the Los Angeles area.
Stephen Sachs: Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting of Robert Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Just how many hats can an unencumbered contender wear? Ask Matthew Aucoin, for his answer.
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard in Boyle Heights for the holiday.
Gary attends the California Air Quality Awards.
Joel Bellman: Are Democrats about to torch themselves yet again? It could happen.
Gary caught up with Sandy Koufax and friends at the stadium.
Desert-dwelling scorpions are difficult to see by day, but at night, they shine.
It took 13 years, but publishers finally paid the writers they had ripped off.
As a theater critic in a city famous for making movies, I sometimes meet new acquaintances who assume that I see a lot of movies and TV. Sorry, but no. Usually.
Bus bench at Wilshire and Grand Avenue.
Take My Picture Gary Leonard runs weekly at LA Observed.
Performances from Tilson Thomas, Dudamel, LA Dance Project and more.
Big high rise coming to Broadway in DTLA.
Christopher Hawthorne, the former Times architecture columnist, attends his first state of the city speech as a member of the Garcetti Administration.
Tips for cooking with fowl: don't.
The Dodgers and the stadium will host baseball's 2020 All-Star Game.
Kaleb Havins ends his Skid Row hunger strike.
Kaleb Havins on hunger strike near 6th and Gladys.
Ron Rapoport: Gibson performed two heroic acts that night he hit THE home run in the World Series.
An estimated 55,000 people took part in Saturday's Los Angeles march. Photos from Iris Schneider.
Al Nodal, Lewis MacAdams and Eugene Daub at the river in Atwater.
"Cambodian Rock Band," "Allegiance," "The New Colossus," "A Raisin in the Sun," "Sell/Buy/Date" and more.
Donna Perlmutter: Also "Fantastic Woman" on screen, "Betroffenheit" at the Broad Stage and Beethoven with the LA Phil.
Molly Selvin likes the Expo Line bikeway and the Venice Boulevard road diet.
de Havilland makes her case over how she is portrayed in Ryan Murphy's "Feud."
Post-match news conferences at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells seldom yield insight or surprise. But you might get a traffic report.
An extensive facelift is underway.
The pros at the BNP Paribas Open this week in Indian Wells play a highly refined game of tennis. And the scurrying children who attend to them are also at the top of their games.
Venus and Serena Williams at Indian Wells--the sequel.
The Los Angeles school board commemorated the landmark East LA school walkouts of 1968.
KCET control roomA peek inside the TV station's Burbank studios.
Whitt's Wood YardElon Musk wants to drill here at Pico and Sepulveda.
BCAMThe Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA.
Mountain lion familyFrom Robert Martinez's trail cam in the San Gabriels.
Streetscape: WestwoodWestwood Boulevard looking north and a little bit skyward.
Sign from LA's pastSign from an old Love's BBQ restaurant at the Valley Relics Museum in Chatsworth.
Visiting her old ballet costumesMelissa Barak at LACMA Chagall exhibit with the artist's memorable designs.
Engine Co. 17Inside the long-closed Arts District fire station on Santa Fe Avenue.
Barnsdall ParkUnder the trees.
Inside Hollyhock HousePhoto taking was allowed for one weekend. So we did.
June 6, 1968The body of Robert F. Kennedy leaves Good Samaritan hospital. More pics
Palm weeds of Santa SusanaOak trees, sandstone ridges and fan palms? Ugh. More