P-41, an adult male weighing 130 pounds, was tagged and released on May 7 in the mountain range above Burbank and Glendale.
Life, cultures, architecture, geography, neighborhoods, history, demographics, urbanism, nature, the environment. And anything else.
I've been storing up for a few days.
My post for Memorial Day includes a book excerpt and a visit to Los Angeles National Cemetery.
These lucky few slutsters got seats at the counter.of Egg Slut in Grand Central Market.
The 1920s landslide zone apparently is safe enough to let people in during the day.
Fun stock footage posted on the Internet Archive. Clifton's, the Golden Gopher, the Rialto and other theaters make appearances.
How long P-22 was under the house in Los Feliz, the lion cubs who crossed the 101 freeway and how many pets have been found at lion kills in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Tracy Wood, now at Voice of OC, learned lessons about official corruption covering the Vietnam War that keep coming into play in her coverage of government.
LAtitudes: An Angeleno's Atlas, a new book just out from Heyday, whole-heartedly embraces the Whitmanesque myth of Los Angeles: "Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes." Book launch events at Clockshop and Skylight Books on May 2 and 3.
County health inspections are spotty even at restaurants with confirmed cases of poisoning, says report by Joel Grover.
Groundbreaking is set today for a $200 million retail and entertainment center to be built on the site of a swap meet burned down in the 1992 riots, which began on this date.
No part of the natural or built environment is as emblematic of the third Los Angeles as the river, Christopher Hawthorne said as he brought to a close his "Third Los Angeles Project."
Raffi Hovannisian grew up in LA, a member of the Armenian diaspora in California. His son, the director of "2015," explains why Hovannisian went back to the homeland.
The CicLAvia organization will conduct a national search for an executive director.
P-32 is the first male to successfully disperse from the mountains across the freeway. His sister did it a month earlier.
Before wild animals had cute Twitter accounts, the sighting of a cougar in the hills of LA caused a much different response.
Steve Hymon photographs the colorful characters and scenes — and fauna — at the park that gave Westlake its name.
Greenery has returned, but few bird species are spotted in the reserve where the Army Corps abruptly tore out trees and habitat in 2012.
During the night he left the Los Feliz crawl space where he waited out the media scrum. The cougar has been tracked to a Griffith Park canyon where he is fine.
As of Tuesday morning the cat may have moved on from Glendower Avenue.
The Los Angeles cartoonist posted his take on the killing in South Carolina of another unarmed black man and the unmasking of the police cover-up.
Investigators hired by the church tracked the defector father of David Miscavige for 18 months, the story says. Miscavige denies it.
If you remember the names Ralphie Valladares and Shirley Hardman, this post is for you. Whoa, Nellie!
People on the street in DTLA aren't sold yet on the new parking signs, but a writer at CityLab loves them. Here's why.
Désirée van Hoek says people ask why "a relatively wealthy, white girl from Amsterdam" spends her summers in LA taking photos of the poor and homeless.
Expect a day of rain on Tuesday with snow above 4,500 feet. NWS expects about up to an inch of rain.
LA's oldest Jewish synagogue building is now used for prayer by many kinds of congregations. That's not by accident.
Local surfers who are observant Muslims and female and the challenges they face, tonight on 'SoCal Connected.' Plus orcas, an urban farm and Hollyhock House.
News and notes from LA Observed on politics, media and place plus a couple of tweets of the day.
Michael Fleming says last week's story suggesting there was too much diversity in TV casting was a big mistake: "Our hearts are heavy with regret."
Metro is installing the artwork for the elevated station at Sepulveda Boulevard. Westwood/Rancho Park and Palms went first.
Sunday is the centennial of, arguably, the most significant public vote in the history of Los Angeles.
The city's first blue signs for the new district were unveiled on Sunday.
For our money, the best version of March madness plays out not on the hardwood, but the desert floor.
This level of previously unknown biodiversity surprised scientists and makes them wonder: what other mystery species are living in our backyards?
Scientist Grace Peng reminds us there was a time when the Pacific inundated California with rivers of free water from the sky.
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
Ficus vs sidewalkTree wins on Ben Lomond Place in Los Feliz.
Ridiculous palm weedsIt's almost as if the three fan palm young 'uns have come to visit the palm tree zoo. Or a jailed parent. Bigger
Sky and palmGreat skies we had one day. #DTLA. Bigger on Facebook
Take our picture Gary LeonardGary Leonard photo of the audience at his Central Library conversation with Kevin Roderick. Bigger
Scythed chariotSpotted in Santa Monica by Ellen Alperstein. More
Fans at KCONFans swoon at LA's big Korean music festival. More photos by 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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