Native Intelligence archive
for January 2012

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Feeling regret?

Seventeen years after the Rams and Raiders left town, neither team is better off. Now both are threatening to move back.

Nature comes calling

Joshua-Tree-climbers-ea.jpg Sometimes you just have to raise your outdoor voice.

Night vision: Projection room

night-visions-million-dolla.jpg In the projection room tonight at the Million Dollar Theater, for Stanley Kubrick's "Paths of Glory," with projectionist Tom Ruff.

L.A.'s Hall of Fame basketball coach who faded from memory

Hannum_Alexander_Alex.jpg One of the greatest basketball coaches ever to come out of Los Angeles is little remembered here because he succeeded in the wrong places at the wrong time.

New Dodgers owner needs to rebuild the farm

Whoever buys the team will need to fix a sagging player development system.

Wim Wenders on 'Pina' the film and the friend

wim+wenders+1000v+iris.jpg When avant-garde choreographer Pina Bausch died suddenly in 2009, filmmaker Wim Wenders not only mourned his close friend. The movie they were to begin in two days almost died as well. "Pina" opens Friday in Los Angeles

Angeleno Datebook- January 12, 2012

Happy New Year. A full moon is still visible but the town's distracted by Golden Globes, especially the awards show hosted by the HFPA on Sunday.

Metropolis II at LACMA

burden-lacma.jpg Chris Burden's Metropolis II installation opens to the public on Saturday. It was previewed for the media yesterday.

Photo: Occupy at the Rose Parade

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Occupy protesters demonstrate at the end of the Rose Parade through Pasadena.
 

Night vision: Before the Rose Parade

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The City of Los Angeles float turns onto Fair Oaks Avenue moving into position for Monday's Rose Parade in Pasadena.
Death Valley gets all flowery
death-valley-flowers-grace.jpgGrace Peng's daughter wonders, is it Death Valley or Spring's Meadows? Native Intelligence
Streetscape
iglesia-aposento-alto-sv.jpgIglesia Aposento Alto. Cantara Street in Sun Valley.
Streetscape
port-berth60-325.jpgPort of Los Angeles.
LA's ghost streets
la-ghost-streets.jpgWriter Geoff Manaugh observes the shapes of blocks, yards and homes that reveal the existence of old streets. More
Down by the river
la-river-egyptiangeese-sklar.jpgEgyptian geese in the Los Angeles River channel near the 6th Street Viaduct. Photo: Anna Sklar.
Gone but not forgotten
garment-and-citizen-sign.jpgA presence of the late downtown newspaper the Garment & Citizen remains on a Spring Street wall.
Colors of the season
farmers-market-vegs-vdt.jpgThe day before Thanksgiving. Veronique de Turenne
PCH blue
pch-north-vdt.jpg Not a bad commute. Veronique de Turenne
Griffith Observatory in the '30s
griffith-observatory-30s-bentley.jpgDon Bentley submitted this family snapshot. Not much growth on those hills.
Spring Street streetscape
food-for-dogs.jpgFirst Whole Foods arrives downtown. Now health food for dogs.
Rain Room
rain-room-iris.jpgMuch-anticipated installation at LACMA requires timed tickets. A peek inside.
Lines of miscommunication
now:under:no.jpgOnly in LA: Steve Harvey's latest column.
Streetscape
mannequin-heads-jg.jpgLast chances on La Brea Avenue. Photo by Judy Graeme. See bigger
Future of Cities
foc-cocktails.jpgAbout 500 people turned out for new group's first LA leadership summit.
Fishing the pier
sm-pier-fishing.jpgSanta Monica Pier.
Chuck Berry and the Stones
rollingstones-hagg.jpgOne rocking Saturday night in the KHJ-TV studios in 1965. Video and backstory
Dorothea Lange's LA photos
dorothea-lange-la-mexican-quarter.jpgDowntown's "Mexican quarter" in 1936. Images
Father and daughter
garcetti-with-maya.jpgMayor Eric Garcetti and his daughter, Maya, at Gary Leonard's gallery.
Republicans for Voldemort
republicans-voldemort-vdt.jpgSpotted near the Malibu civic center. Veronique de Turenne
Visiting mom at Clifton's
cliftons-workers-rr.jpg Visiting mom's ashes, that is.
Neutra and Schindler
neutra-schindler-ucsb.jpgPlay imagines what happened after the estranged architects were reunited in a 1953 hospital room. Karen Wada
'Good morning, people!'
grace-slick-woodstock-dark.jpgGrace Slick and the Jefferson Airplane at Woodstock. Turn it up.
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