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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Christensen and Gold

Yaroslavsky brings home a big victory for the Santa Monicas

Malibu Creek.jpg The county supervisor caps an impressive supervisorial career as a steward of the Santa Monicas with a new land use plan approved by the California Coastal Commission that will protect the land, wildlife, and aquatic resources of the range's coastal zone for decades to come.
Travel

Sign language

Mojave aster, Dante's View Death Valley 4-14 - Copy.JPG Sometimes, roadside attractions render the journey the destination
Here in Malibu

Greetings from Malibu

Whatever you're celebrating today -- Easter or the 7th day of Passover or 4/20 (or maybe all three) --...
Here in Malibu

Signs of Saturday: (Once again) for sale

Remember this, the mobile home in need of so much repair that one of the metrics I used to interview...
Don Shirley

When 'spoilers' are essential elements of a discussion

rest-scr-shirley.jpg It might seem inconceivable that a spoiler is possible for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at The Broad Stage. Also "Rest" at SCR.
Here in Malibu

That was then...

The view from Point Dume on Jan. 10, 2010....
Here in Malibu

Look who stopped by for a drink

coyotes-in-the-santa-monica-mountains-vdt.jpg A pair of coyotes in the Santa Monica mountains this morning, looking for water, or maybe just looking around.
Hollywood

Dee Dee Myers to join Warner Bros. as chief flack

DeeDeeMyers-chair.jpg Myers' Clinton ties could be a factor if Hillary Clinton runs for president. Before she became the first female press secretary at the White House, Myers worked in LA City Hall.
Gary Leonard

First edition: Los Angeles Register

LAO__LA_Register copy.jpg Gary Leonard on the first day of street sales for the Los Angeles Register. Take My Picture Gary Leonard is a weekly feature of LA Observed.
Fauna

Griffith Park mountain lion found sick, possibly poisoned

p22-april-2014-nps.jpg Remember those stunning photos of P-22 in National Geographic? "He doesn't look like that anymore," National Park Service researcher Seth Riley says now.
Here in Malibu

While you were away...

I really don't mean to turn this into a dog blog but...Walt. Here's what happens when you walk out the...
City Hall

Jay Z in the house

jayz-garcetti-office.jpg Brooklyn's most famous music mogul is at City Hall this morning to announce plans for a festival downtown this summer.
Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz: Wednesday 4.16.14

Thumbnail image for prosser-sidewalk-jg.jpg The races to replace Waxman and Yaroslavsky, sidewalk money goes unspent, Garcetti and Jay Z to announce DTLA festival, sheriff's use of force rules, and no subway entrance at 2nd and Spring because Tribune has development plans. Plus more.
Newspapers
la-register-first-nicolosi.jpg The editorial in the first issue of the new Los Angeles print newspaper, out today, says the Register's opinion page "aims to infuse a new perspective into the political and public policy debate in our community and lead the charge for a new generation of liberty-minded, free-market intellectuals."
Sports

New sports biz website in town

field-of-green-grab.jpg The Fields of Green is covering the money side of sports, with David Carter of the USC Sports Business Institute as the featured columnist and key player.
Here in Malibu

Wasn't it beautiful in LA today?

I hope you had a chance to be outside for moment.
Deserts

Hey, Baker ... what's your sign?

Baker thermometer.jpg The question 'how hot is it?' once again will be answered by the landmark thermometer in the desert town of Baker.
Here in Malibu

Most improved

Look who's not afraid of the ocean any more:...
Media

Snowden stories win Pulitzer for Guardian, Washington Post

Edward-Snowden-guardian.jpg The Boston Globe wins in breaking news for its coverage of the Boson Marathon bombings. The New York Times wins in both photography categories. There are no local winners, but several LA Times finalists.
Sports

What's next for the Lakers?

dantoni-kobe-espn-grab-thumb-300x211-16907.jpg With the Lakers worst-ever season in Los Angeles ending this week, it's time to look ahead. What should the Lakers do next to reverse their fortunes?
Christensen and Gold

Two tales of a city

olympics1.jpg LA mayor Eric Garcetti has a narrative problem. The two stories he is telling about Los Angeles don't line up. Winning an Olympic bid could provide the deus ex machina the city needs in the absence of a heroic storyline.
Sports

Yasiel Puig's harrowing journey from Cuba to Dodger Stadium

puig-lamag-pugliese.jpg Los Angeles Magazine contributor Jesse Katz spent five months sorting out the story of how Puig was taken to Mexico and held by smugglers, and the deal that committed 20 percent of his future earnings to a small-time Miami crook.
Newspapers

Register arrives as Tribune undercuts the Times

la-register-staff-lortiz.jpg The LA Register debuts Wednesday: staff of 40, available in 5,500 stores and newsracks. Still waiting for evidence that it will make a ripple in the LA news cycle, let alone thrive as a business. Meanwhile, things don't look so great at the Times again.
New at LA Observed
Downtown LA from the air, 1955 vs 2014
la-from-air-1955.jpg Nathan Masters makes the visual comparison at Gizmodo's Southland blog.
"Floyd Collins" at La Mirada
FLOYD COLLINS-LA MIRADA-2.jpg One of the best midsize venues to watch professional theater in LA County is on the stage of La Mirada Theatre, says Don Shirley. Native Intelligence
On the ballet legend Tanaquil Le Clercq
mTL0440-M-3.jpgMelissa Barak, the founder and artistic director of The Barak Ballet in Los Angeles, visits LA Observed to write about what she learned from the story of Le Clercq. Native Intelligence
Mike Kelley at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary
mike-kelly2-iris.jpgIris Schneider checks out preview of the new show from the late Los Angeles artist. Native Intelligence
LAO__MachadoLake copy.jpg Take My Picture Gary Leonard is a regular weekly feature at LA Observed. See it bigger.
rainbow-don-bentley.jpgLooking eastward from the Metropolitan Water District building downtown, submitted by Don Bentley.

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