Everything for the past week

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Native Intelligence

Gentrification of Grand Central Market

gcm-limes-iris.jpg As the market's owner shifts to attract more upscale downtowners, lower-end vendors and their customers lose out.
Bay Area

Why I love LA and the Bay Area

christensen_alma.jpeg In an interview with the Northern California magazine Bay Nature, Jon Christensen has the pleasure of talking about why he loves the Bay Area and LA.
Here in Malibu

TGIF

Almost as though they knew it's the weekend, the dogs had a celebration on the beach this morning. Walt started...
Don't see this every day

Derek Jeter walks off in final at-bat at Yankee Stadium (video)

jeter-at-ss.jpg A blown save let Derek Jeter come up in the bottom of the ninth inning with the winning run on base. One pitch later, the Yankees have the win and the Jeter legend adds a final paragraph.
Media people
michael-scott-moore-captive.jpg Moore, the author of two books set in surfing culture, was taken captive while working on a book about Somali pirates. He had moved to Berlin from the South Bay before going to Africa.
Morning Buzz

A couple of links from a couple of places

Dodgers clinch(!), Aaron Kushner talks to USA Today, the biggest Craftsman in LA is for sale, and it's adios to Red Medicine.
Read the memo

Baquet recrafts the New York Times masthead

Thumbnail image for nyt-newsroom.jpg New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet has announced his first big remake of the organizational ranks of the paper, choosing to replace his old job of managing editor with four deputy executive editors and the new position of creative director. Reads the memo.
Don Shirley

Imagine there's no 99-seat plan (apologies to John Lennon)

tempestpro6.jpg The minimum wage discussion has spread into the realm of Los Angeles theater, where many actors and actors are paid far less than even the current minimum. Questions are being raised about the future of the 99-Seat Theater Plan, formerly known as Equity Waiver.
Gary Leonard

Honoring James Hahn

LAO__Hahn copy.jpg Take My Picture Gary Leonard is a weekly feature of LA Observed.
Newspapers

More shrinkage at OC Reg as layoffs go national

oc-weekly-kushner-cover.jpg In a farewell email, the OC Reg's bureau chief in Washington says the parent company is closing its DC outpost.
Native Intelligence

A blow dry, a brew and a bosom

salon sign1 Venice 9-24-14 - Copy.JPG The Sit Still salon appeals to a certain consumer market.
Morning Buzz

A bit of news from a few places

Imported wind power, the Port of LA Fire, an Airbnb tax conundrum, and LA gets bicycle libraries -- a few links and updates to help pass the time until Kevin returns.
Newspapers

List of layoffs at OC Register grows *

The list of layoffs at the OC Register, which began yesterday in the wake of the closing of the print edition of the LA Register, continues to grow, according to OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano.
Bill Boyarsky

Water chief's drought report: Dry days ahead

bill-300.jpg Jeffrey Kightlinger, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District, knows how to deliver bad news in a positive manner.
Newspapers

Register couldn't pay its bill to LA Times, report says*

Thumbnail image for aaron-kushner-usc.jpg OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano says the final blow to the Los Angeles Register came when the company could no longer pay the LA Times to distribute the paper. Layoffs at the Register are beginning today.
Newspapers

Kushner pulls the plug on LA Register 'effective immediately' *

oc-weekly-kushner-cover.jpg An 11 p.m. email broke the news to Register staffers. The Los Angeles website will continue, as will Freedom's weekly papers here, but the surviving Register will focus on Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Websites

The Atlantic will re-absorb The Wire

the-wire-grab.jpg After five years as a semi-independent website and a year under the name The Wire, the site is going back under the banner of The Atlantic.
New at LA Observed
A blast from the 3-D past
garden-of-allah-model.jpgGarden of Allah model hits the market again. Details
Harvey House gets a future
fred-harvey-franklin-ave.jpgCedd Moses will take over Union Station's vacant diner space. Story
How hot was it?
bear-in-pool-monrovia.jpgWhy, it was bear in the swimming pool hot. Bigger
Don Shirley on CTG's new season
Paul_Oakley_Stovall-ctg.jpg Once again our columnist has to ask: where is LA in the upcoming schedule of the Center Theatre Group? Native Intelligence
Aon tower
aon-tower.jpgWilshire and Hope, downtown Los Angeles. Once known as the First Interstate Bank tower.

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