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.
First raptor of 2017
malibu-raptor-vdk.jpgVeronique de Turenne at her Here in Malibu blog.
First day of 2017
mt-wilson-cam1117.jpgMt. Wilson cam. Always on, sometimes dark.
Melrose Streetscape
melrose-church.jpgUkrainian Orthodox Church of St Vladimir, Melrose Avenue.
Merry LA Christmas
xmas-mtn-view-jg.jpgA home in Mar Vista really gets into the lawn decorations. Photo by Judy Graeme.
Yule season on piñata row
pinata-xmas.jpgBusy time in the downtown piñata district.
Media streetscape
bzzfeed-clsed.jpgBuzzFeed offices on Beverly Boulevard.
Art Friday
del-toro-lacma-friday.jpgThe day after Thanksgiving was jumping at LACMA.
Oldest remaining McDonald's
mcdonalds-downey.jpgLakewood Boulevard in Downey.
Streetscape
heads-olvera-street.jpgOlvera Street store display.
Spiders at NHMLA
nhm-spider-banner.jpgSpider exhibit at the Natural History Museum.
Streetscape
mirandas-whittierblvd-ela.jpgWhittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles.
Hennessey + Ingalls
henessey-ingalls-dtla.jpgNow Downtown in the Arts District.
Streetscape
artsdst-tpe-streetscape.jpgColyton Street in the Arts District.
Palm weed
palm-weed-boyle-heights.jpgAnother beautiful LA palm tree, this one in Boyle Heights.
Code 7 in Sherman Oaks
Cde7-shermanaks.jpgHow about a little LA crime history with your meal. Backstory
Streetscape
dtla-streetscene.jpgCrossing 7th Street at Broadway on a Saturday.
Neon treasures of LA
mna-derb.jpgThe Museum of Neon Art is thriving in Glendale and that's OK.
Riverscape
la-river-islands-vernon.jpgThe Los Angeles River looking upstream from East 26th Street in the city of Vernon.
Behind the Orpheum
back-of-orpheum-up.jpgThe view from Spring Street in downtown LA.
Mojave mannequins
hiway14-mannequins.jpgA splash of color beside Highway 14 in Mojave.
Parker Center palms
parker-center-palms.jpgIt's hard to take a photo in this town without a palm tree showing up. Bigger
Donald Trump piñatas
trump-pinatas-dtla.jpgTrump is a staple in the piñata district. Larger
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