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.
Streetscape | Arts District
sushi-school-sign.jpgWell guarded school in DTLA.
Streetscape | Boyle Heights
boyle-heigghts-rental.jpgFor rent in the industrial flats.
Streetscape | Sunset@Alvarado
LA-Express-box-Sunset-alvar.jpgPorn must be affected by the print apocalypse too. Earlier spotting
LA stage report
stopkiss-ds.jpgMaking choices along the sexual spectrum. Don Shirley
Arts window | Hollywood costumes
Hollywood-Costumes-mayco-iris.jpgThis costume exhibit could be more wearable. Iris Schneider
Millard Sheets mural
millard-sheets-mural-crop.jpgArtist's work goes from home to the Huntington.
The Warwick
the-warwick.jpgCirca 1928 residential building on North Sycamore Avenue.
Day of the Dead

day-of-dead-2014-iris.jpgFestivities at Hollywood Forever cemetery. Iris Schneider

Little Tokyo
1st-street-little-tokyo.jpgA weekend on 1st Street.
Ficus vs sidewalk
sidewalk-eaten-by-tree.jpgTree wins on Ben Lomond Place in Los Feliz.
Engine 23
engine-23-5th-street.jpg 5th Street in Downtown LA.
Church of Type
church-of-type-pico-sm.jpg Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica.
Garden envy
garden-envy-vdt.jpgVeronique de Turenne has a case. Here in Malibu
Wilshire Royale
royale-wilshire-mccollister.jpgAnother sweet LA street image from Kevin McCollister. East of West LA
Honor for Hahn
garcetti-hahns-meg.jpgCity Hall East is now named for former mayor James Hahn. Read
Academy museum
academy-museum-ball.jpgOscar statue may take over iconic corner. More
Yosemite fire cam
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Wildfire smoke over Half Dome, viewed from Sentinel Dome. Bigger. Yosemite Conservancy.
Made in America scene
jay-beyonce-garcetti-aoki.jpgMayor Garcetti with Jay-Z, Beyonce and Steve Aoki at the music festival in Grand Park. Photo on Aoki's Instagram feed.
Giant floating ducky
duck-tall-ships-meg.jpgThe big rubber duck was the most photographed thing about the tall ships festival recently held in San Pedro. Photo: Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Ridiculous palm weeds
palm-weed-family.jpgIt's almost as if the three fan palm young 'uns have come to visit the palm tree zoo. Or a jailed parent. Bigger
City of LA historical photos
lachs-baldwin-hills.jpgMen on a storm drain project near the Baldwin Hills in the Depression. More images from newly digitized collection
La chambre photographique
la-chambre-sb-600.jpgSanta Barbara. Click to enlarge.
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