Robert Martinez's cameras stationed in the mountains above Glendora captured two more feeding lions — in color this time.
Life, cultures, architecture, geography, neighborhoods, history, demographics, urbanism, nature, the environment. And anything else.
A month before shooting her famous migrant mother, Lange documented the "Mexican quarter" before it was razed for downtown's Union Station.
LA Observed contributor Cari Beauchamp brings her film historian chops to a month-long series highlighting female directors back to the industry's first years.
Bad day yesterday for stereotypes about the Mojave Desert cities being a hotbed of unsavory news.
Producer Peter Jones wants the show to feel inpired by Ralph Story and Huell Howser, "who taught me the best quality to have as a journalist: listening."
Elevated bacteria counts plus the discovery of hypodermic needles and tampon applicators are tied to Hyperion's switch this week to a pipe dumping treated sewage just a mile offshore.
The ashes of Ray Richmond's mom may have been upstairs in the VIP area. But the family felt her presence.
Andy Bales caught the trifecta of Skid Row infections — E. coli, strep and staph — and now uses a wheelchair. "Conditions on Skid Row are worse than they have ever been…"
Noe Ramirez is the 18,548th player to appear in a major league baseball game, but he's almost certainly the first from the Ramona Gardens projects.
The new Clifton's opened last week but was unexpectedly closed all weekend "due to some unforeseen circumstances," a sign taped to the door said.
The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles, should be required reading for people who consider themselves leaders in Los Angeles.
A show of Eric Garcetti's social media photos opens downtown on Saturday and runs through Oct. 31.
The camel would probably have been in Saturday's Agua Dulce parade and some of the locals are pretty upset.
The Broad on Bunker Hill looks to be a hit. The Petersen, on the other hand, looks like something...
The latest addition to the back garden moved in unannounced, but not unwelcome.
The drought has gone on so long there may be new Angelenos who have never seen the concrete Los Angeles River raging. Hola, El Niño.
LA missed the new economy. Let's not miss the new urban ecology.
"Our hugely improbable, racially romantic story did not mean that we'd solved the problems of the color line. Far from it."
The pod appeared off San Onofre in Orange County this week and provided a show.
The Fine Arts movie house on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, dark for five years, reopens Sept. 18. Opened in 1937 as the Wilshire Regina.
"There’s 29,000 people in the ballpark and a million butterflies...All the boys in the bullpen straining to get a better look as they look through the wire fence in left field..."
"I was a little shocked just how closely 2015 resembles 1997 visually," says the visualization creator at UCAR.
California and the lore of LA are rife with Basque immigrants. A new study thinks it can finally answer: who are these people with their odd language?
Al Jazeera America goes for an Eastside tour with Sesshu Foster, "the poet laureate of a vanishing neighborhood."
Watts Village Theater Company is observing the 50th anniversary of its community's most famous historical moment. And more local productions.
Media moves, crime politics, fires, LA bike gangs observed and much more.
The contest for dominance between LA's two main squirrel species is one of my favorite local wildlife situations.
"This is as good as it gets," says real estate broker Jeff Hyland: 157 acres on the ridge line above Beverly Hills.
The blogger at Here in Van Nuys visited with some of the homeless parked in 15 vans, campers and RVs at North Hollywood Park.
The jail cells and other TV sets finally have to move out of the former home of the Los Angeles Examiner (and HerEx) at Broadway and 11th St.
In Topanga Canyon in 1963, even the doctors got stoned and took acid. Plus: Sacks in the most colorful green room in town.
The net loss to domestic migration is closer to one million. Which destination state was (again) the most popular?
Flush with new cash from NBC Universal, BuzzFeed is reported to be looking at the former Ford Model T factory across from Stumptown Coffee on Santa Fe Avenue.
Items include Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Daniele Watts, Eric Garcetti, Frank Gehry, Aja Brown, Wes Craven, Serena Wlliams, Jessica Mendoza, Claudia Puig and more.
I'm always glad when Steve Lopez goes back and checks on the busboy who cradled Robert F. Kennedy as he lay wounded on election night in June 1968.
Joe Domanick argues that the city's rising poverty and crime rates are related, "coming together in an era of astounding, Third World-like income disparity, declining social services and desperate poverty." And you thought Uber getting into LAX was the big issue of the day.
The edgeThe view at the edge of the continent. Veronique de Turenne
LA's newest mountain lionsKittens P-43 and P-44 caught and tagged.
LA's lizard seasonBaby lizards are all around in August. Story
Studying LA coyotesWhere two Central LA coyotes go. Map
Rare frogs survivingCalifornia red-legged frogs are thriving in the Santa Monicas again.
Crossroads of the World planA big project hopes to encircle the Hollywood landmark.
Earthquake end timesSeismologist Lucy Jones endures 'San Andreas' so you won't have to. Her tweets
The name fits in SawtelleSawtelle Japantown is LA's newest blue-sign neighborhood. Kevin Roderick
Streetscape | Pico BoulevardMan and his skeleton riding tandem in Santa Monica. Photo: Sean Roderick
Night on BroadwayMovie palaces were packed on open house night. Photos by Iris Schneider
Bob Hope compound on the marketEstate in Toluca Lake is yours for $23 million. Peek inside
New year at the pierSanta Monica has a New Year's parade too, in a way. Ellen Alperstein
Still life | Nate 'n Al'sThe scene inside Nate 'n Al's in Beverly Hills on a Saturday.
A word Angelenos should knowPetrichor: The scent of rain on a dry land. Christensen & Gold
Day of the Dead
Festivities at Hollywood Forever cemetery. Iris Schneider
The WarwickCirca 1928 residential building on North Sycamore Avenue.
Ficus vs sidewalkTree wins on Ben Lomond Place in Los Feliz.
Front door of Nuestra Señora Reina de los Angeles on a Saturday morning. LA Observed.
StreetscapeAlpha Cast Foundry casts molten metal about 200 feet from the DTLA hipsters at Stumptown Coffee on Santa Fe Avenue. LAO.
Stained glassWhen on Wilshire, remember to look up. At Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills. LA Observed photo.
Arts District colorSpatters of color on the sidewalk outside the former Al's Bar on Hewitt Street. Judy Graeme/click the pic to enlarge.
Mission Road in Boyle Heights
Mission Road, Boyle Heights. See bigger.
La Brea AvenueDinosaur head next to the sidewalk in a shop on La Brea Avenue. See larger.
Exposition Park lawnNice light on a Friday evening in front of the Memorial Coliseum. LA Observed photo.
Streetscape: DTLAEast 6th Street in downtown Los Angeles. LA Observed photo.
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