Tuesday, January 21, 2020
celebrity-endorsement-tracker-which-dems-are-big-wigs-backing
As the field of 2020 candidates begins to narrow, celebrities–like all voters–are starting to get serious about picking someone to back in the primaries. We’ve rounded up every celebrity endorsement we could find, so you know who your faves support. For our purposes, we’ve included everything from formal, official “endorsements,” to social media support, rally…
a-year-after-her-untimely-death-miyoshi-baroshs-influence-on-the-la.-art-scene-lives-on
Before she succumbed to uterine cancer last February at age 59, artist Miyoshi Barosh spent the better part of three decades cultivating an art practice that was compassionate yet contrarian, conceptual yet craft-made, and Pop yet profoundly personal. She employed everything from rainbow teardrop tapestries made with thrift store afghans to oil paintings festooned with…
pottery-throwing-is-having-a-moment
Once seen as the province of retired ladies, bored married couples, and birthday kiddos at Color Me Mine, pottery is having a moment in the cultural spotlight not witnessed since the sexy turn by Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze in 1990’s Ghost. Serena Williams and Emily Ratajkowski have posted photos of their turns at the…
the-real-life-tinker-bell-reconnected-with-a-lost-love-at-90-and-its-wonderful
Margaret Kerry has been in show business for a long time. “I was born in 1929 and I’ve been working since I was 4 years old,” the Glendale resident remembers. “I did 37 major motion pictures as the blur skipping rope.” The child actress appeared in movies with Mickey Rooney and Eddie Cantor and briefly…
will-la.-housing-activists-launch-an-oakland-style-movement
Four homeless mothers occupying a vacant house in Oakland were forcibly evicted by police armed with riot gear and a tank on Monday morning, ending a 57-day battle over the property that sparked court proceedings, protests, and widespread coverage by local and national media. Aside from a desperate attempt to seek shelter in an area…
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» A wet winter storm is on the way. The first proper storm of the season is expected to bring wind, rain, and snow at higher elevations.  [Los Angeles Times] » According to sources close to the production, the Grammys will have “a major segment” dedicated to Nipsey Hussle on the broadcast. The awards take place later this month.  [Rap Up] »…
la.-astrologer-chani-nicholass-new-book-helps-readers-chart-their-own-path
In a chaotic world, more people–particularly young people, particularly women, queer, and non-conforming people–seem to be turning to astrology to offer some sense of order. And when they do, it’s often Chani Nicholas they are turning to. The celebrity astrologer and social media superstar presents a theory of life, the universe, and everything, that calls…
adam-schiff-expects-new-evidence-against-trump-to-come-out-in-senate-trial
After being tapped by Nancy Pelosi Wednesday to head the team of House managers who will conduct the impeachment prosecution of Donald Trump in the Senate, Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff predicted that, despite the GOP’s wishes, new evidence is likely to be exposed during those hearings. “There’s going to be new evidence coming out…
disgraced-attorney-michael-avenatti-by-the-numbers
UPDATE: On Tuesday, January 14, former Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti was taken into federal custody during a State Bar hearing in Los Angeles on Tuesday, accused of concealing money from creditors while he was on bail for similar charges. In this feature, originally published in April, we break down his financial transgressions by the…
beverly-hills-wants-west-hollywoods-log-cabin-gone
While no one seems to be certain exactly when the wooden structure at 621 N. Robertson Boulevard was built, but the building—known as the Log Cabin—may not be long for this world. The City of Beverly Hills recently informed the Lions Club of West Hollywood that it needs to “remove” the building and scram by…