Everything: Last 48 hours

A quick scan of all LA Observed entries posted in the past two days, on all blogs
 
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Books

Truman Capote's typewriter added to Soboroff collection

capote-smith-corona.jpg Capote purchased the Smith-Corona electric here in 1970 and kept it in his writing room at the Bel Air home of close friend Joanne Carson. It was used for Capote's last three books.
Here in Malibu

Hello again

Well that was interesting. Sold the house, traveled and blogged, house hunted and didn't blog and now, voila. Back...
History

30 years ago today: 'Rhapsody in Blue' in the Coliseum

1984-opening-ceremony.jpg During the opening ceremony of the Los Angeles Olympic Games, a dramatic moment came when 84 grand pianos appeared in the peristyle of the Coliseum and began to play George Gershwin.
Media

KFWB going all sports, LA Times needs water, more media notes

lat-drinking-water-pearce.jpg LA Times staffers are restless about halted delivery of bottled water in the newsroom. Plus a veteran NPR voice dies, a SoCal media voice gets married, and more on Mission & State.
Sports

Judge rejects Donald Sterling on all points

sterling-roggin.jpg Shelly Sterling is close to receiving the go-ahead on her sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer.
Place

Historian of the Valley hangs up his tour shoes

fernand-vncityhall.jpg Richard Hilton guided his final walking tour of old Van Nuys on Saturday -- so I just had to go along.
Television

NBC4 wins the most local Emmys

emmys-66-logo.jpg NBC4's honors included for investigative reporting and for regularly scheduled daily evening newscast. Channel 4's Mary Harris also won the Emmy for news writing for the seventh time.
Weather

Lightning strikes at Venice Beach kill 1, injure several

venice-lightnining-nbc4.jpg Lightning strikes at the water line are very rare here. Which is fortunate, because they are scary.
Christensen and Gold

'Chinatown' revisited

chinatown1.jpg Our modern water systems have made it not only possible, but virtually inevitable, that we should forget where our water comes from and the responsibilities it carries. Myth and art may be our best ways back into that understanding.
New at LA Observed
Awesome video over downtown
quadcopter-dtla-easterncol.jpgEvery familiar building, landmark, roofline and mural, photographed via quadcopter by Ian Wood. Watch
Streetscape: Under the 405
under-405-parthenia.jpg Homeless' belongings parked in the shade under the freeway on Parthenia Street in North Hills, in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. LA Observed photo
LAO__mayor_banc copy.jpgTake My Picture Gary Leonard is a regular weekly feature of LA Observed. See bigger
Big Tomy's
big-tomys-sawtelle-pico.jpg Corner of Sawtelle and Pico, near the Sawtelle district in West LA. Click to enlarge. LAO photo
Freeway art
yarnell-sign-210.jpg Under the 210 freeway in Sylmar. Click to enlarge. LAO photo.

On the radio
News and public affairs interviews
The Madeleine Brand Show - KPCC 9-10 a.m.
Airtalk with Larry Mantle - KPCC 10-12 noon
To the Point - KCRW Noon-1 p.m.
Patt Morrison - KPCC 1-3 p.m.
Which Way, LA? - KCRW 7-8 p.m.
Left, Right & Center - KCRW Friday 2:30 p.m. Off-Ramp - KPCC Saturday noon
KPFK - Pacifica Radio
City Maven Radio Hour - Internet radio
 
Talk: KFI - KABC - KTLK - KRLA