Sunday, February 23, 2020
Jason Davis, the grandson of billionaire petroleum mogul and former 20th Century Fox owner, Marvin Davis, died Sunday at 35. The cause of death is unknown. “I am so heartbroken to share the saddest news of my life that my son Jason Davis passed away this morning in Los Angeles,” his mother, Nancy Davis Rickel…
la.-restaurant-owners-reveal-what-customers-just-love-to-steal
Since Caitlin and Daniel Cutler opened Ronan in September 2018, the couple estimates that they’ve lost about half of the bar glasses at their Fairfax shared-plates spot. The culprit isn’t clumsy servers but, rather, klepto customers. “People want to take a little piece of their evening home,” says Caitlin, who is both understanding and frustrated…
decarboxylation.-making-active-medibles
"My edibles don't kick and I put a lot of medicine in them. What went wrong?"  This is a question that comes my way time and again. We put a lot of time money and effort into growing and harvesting and curing our meds but I've noticed some of us don't take the same care…
federal-complaint-filed-against-ed-buck-contains-disturbing-details
Federal prosecutors announced Thursday that they’re charging Democratic donor and West Hollywood resident Ed Buck with “distribution of methamphetamine resulting in death” in connection with the death of Gemmel Moore, a 26-year-old man who overdosed in Buck’s apartment in 2017. Buck, who has been linked to several drug overdoses and deaths in recent years, will…
why-caviar-is-coveted-and-why-you-shouldnt-be-afraid-of-it
For the uninitiated, caviar can be intimidating. The glistening beads of salt-cured roe are often associated with mother-of-pearl spoons, fancy bottles of champagne, and multiple dollar signs. While caviar can definitely be filed under special-occasion food, it can be much more than that: it’s also a muse for creatively lavish and even homestyle dishes. Los…
instagram-artist-adam-villacin-is-drawing-365-musicians-in-2019
Adam Villacin began 2019 with Desmond Dekker, illustrating the late icon of Jamaican music and posting the result on Instagram with the original available for $100. A string of artists would follow on a near-daily basis as Villacin drew from genres ranging from ska to post-punk to hip-hop to disco. By October, he had delved…
pacific-standard-is-the-latest-casualty-in-an-unstable-media-landscape
Shutdowns and layoffs have become commonplace in the news media, but the sudden shuttering of the Santa Barbara-based online magazine Pacific Standard still came as a shock to many on Wednesday. Today is an extremely difficult day, the worst day—and I’m heart-broken and devastated. We learned this morning, without any warning, that our primary funder…
After a night of online outcry and after hours phone calls, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has agreed to a temporary extension of funds for free STD and HIV testing programs. The agreement comes less than a day after DPH notified the Los Angeles LGBT Center of intended cuts. While only…
six-tips-for-cultivating-cannabis-on-a-terrace-or-balcony
You’d be forgiven for thinking that in order to successfully cultivate cannabis outdoors, you’d need a significant amount of space to get the job done. After all, most outdoor cultivation guides tend to target growers with larger gardens, greenhouses and so on. But what if the only outdoor space you have is a compact terrace…
george-gascon-demands-da-jackie-lacey-halt-prosecutions-of-suspects-falsely-ided-as-gang-members
In the wake of a Los Angeles Times report that more than a dozen LAPD Metro Division cops are being investigated for falsely identifying suspects as gang members, George Gascón is calling on Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey to put the breaks on all prosecutions involving the potentially tainted evidence. “Justice is not served…