Everything for the past week

A quick scan of all LA Observed entries posted in the past seven days, on all blogs
 
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Media people

Ex-blogger Ken Layne has a desert magazine

desert-oracle.jpg The original Los Angeles media and politics blogger is featured in today's Column One in the LA Times.
Fauna

Park Service now tracks lions in the Verdugo Mountains too

p-41-sly-nps.jpg P-41, an adult male weighing 130 pounds, was tagged and released on May 7 in the mountain range above Burbank and Glendale.
Only in LA

Only in LA: Harvey's healthcare guide

diethrupharmacy.jpg Your official Harvey Healthcare Guide will keep you from feeling like you're just a number.
Gary Leonard

Prom night

LAO_UnionStationProm.jpg Take My Picture Gary Leonard appears weekly at LA Observed.
Don Shirley

The 99-Seat plan's long goodbye

enron-ds.jpg You may have heard that LA's 99-seat theaters are about to enter a year of living on the edge.
City Hall

Santa Monica names Rick Cole its new city manager

rick-cole-twitter.jpg Eric Garcetti's deputy mayor for budget and innovation is a veteran local city official who formerly was mayor of Pasadena and the top staffer in Ventura.
Business
jessica-alba-forbes.jpg Take that, haters. Alba really is more than a pretty face and the Internet's favorite bikini body.
News

Mid-week news and notes

westwood-leconte-bike-lane.jpg I've been storing up for a few days.
Here in Malibu

Wednesday with Walt

You're welcome....
Television

KTLA news copter test run in 1958 (video)

ktla-copter-grab.jpg Channel 5 was the first Los Angeles television station to deploy a news helicopter. Watch.
Police
solis-el-paso-grab.jpg Henry Solis was arrested in Ciudad Juarez and handed over to the FBI at the border.
Streetscape

Hyperloop hoop

hyperloop-hoop.jpg Looks as if the Hyperloop engineers have made themselves at home in the Arts District.
Quakes

Lucy Jones watches 'San Andreas' so you don't have to

san-andreas-film-grab.jpg LA's favorite earthquake expert tweets her review of the latest impossible movie disaster to destroy Los Angeles.
World
police-van-fifa.jpg Sepp Blatter, longtime president of the soccer federation, was not among those charged. The U.S. will seek extradition from Zurich.
Sports

Dodgers say so long to Juan Uribe*

uribe-kiss-kemp-nlds-grab.jpg There were some good times, but he's 36 and heading to free agency, while the younger guys have to play. Uribe "choked up when asked what he would miss about the Dodgers and walked away."
Obituaries

Mary Ellen Mark, photographer, was 75

mary-ellen-mark.jpg The renowned photojournalist of topics as varied as Seattle runaways, Bombay prostitutes, high school proms, twins and film sets died on Monday in New York.
Native Intelligence

Things you don't see in San Dimas...

treeman1 Main Street & Marine 5-25-15 - Copy (2).JPG These people walk among you. On stilts. Dressed in leaves and bark.
Television

Charter to add Dodgers channel before TWC takeover

dodger-stadium-fans.jpg The CEO of Charter Communications says the company will start to offer Sports Net LA within a few weeks, while its $56 billion deal for Time Warner Cable proceeds.
Here in Malibu

Even more May gray

Despite what the calendar says, with the Memorial Day weekend behind us summer is unofficially launched. Here in Malibu, law...
Arts

James Cameron's outlook: sunny with a chance of doom

Cameron300.jpg It was a beautiful, sunny late afternoon in the Santa Monica Mountains, and James Cameron was sending mixed signals. The director of "Avatar" had just unveiled his latest invention: open-source solar sunflowers. This was a celebration, but there was a dark cloud on the director's mind.
Driving

Seven new red-light cameras coming to Beverly Hills

wilshire_whittier_google.jpg The city plans to turn on its old cameras and add new intersections in June, bringing the total in Beverly Hills to 15.
Obituaries

Anne Meara, 85*, and John Nash, 86

anne-meara-nyt.jpg Meara, the actress and comedian, died in Manhattan. Nash, the mathematician portrayed in "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife Alicia in a New Jersey taxi crash.
Place

First grave in the LA veterans cemetery

lanc-flags-long-52415.jpg My post for Memorial Day includes a book excerpt and a visit to Los Angeles National Cemetery.
Sports

Lakers can't afford to screw up No. 2 pick

Jahlil-Okafor-twitter.jpg The Lakers front office has a chance to take a superstar in next month's NBA Draft. But if recent history is any guide, there's a strong possibility that they'll take a complete bust.
Sports

Sign of the times: Dodgers job openings

dodger-stadium-fans.jpg The team is hiring a "data scientist" and a senior developer for the research and development team.
World

Irish become first nation to vote in same-sex marriage

dublin-couples-mark-condren.jpg The participation by voters was the largest in the history of the Irish republic. The yes side got 62 percent.
Streetscape

Saturday egg sluts

egg-slutsters.jpg These lucky few slutsters got seats at the counter.of Egg Slut in Grand Central Market.
New at LA Observed
Hyperloop hoop
hyperloop-hoop.jpgLooks like Hyperloop Technologies is right at home in the Arts District. More and bigger
Grave number one
abner-prather-flags-obelisk.jpgAbner Prather was the first veteran to be buried at what became the Los Angeles National Cemetery. Backstory and photos
Egg slutsters
egg-slutsters.jpgThese lucky seven got seats Saturday afternoon at Grand Central Market's hottest counter. Bigger
Streetscape
elvis-suits.jpgThis was in the Hollywood Hills a few weeks ago. We assume the Elvis suits are long gone.
Yosemite Valley sunrise
yosemite-valley-clouds2-guymc.jpgA river of cloud covers Yosemite Valley east of Cathedral Rocks and El Capitan. Photo by Guy McCarthy.

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