Tuesday, January 21, 2020
get-felicity-huffmans-prison-look
Move over Lori Loughlin’s crime hat, there’s a new look in town that absolutely hollers “I committed fraud to get my child into college.” Inmate number 77806-112, aka Desperate Housewives star and retired mommy blogger Felicity Huffman, was photographed by paparazzi five days into her mini vacay at a Bay Area prison that’s colloquially known…
joshua-tree-is-getting-too-popular-for-its-own-good
Joshua Tree is now one of the most-visited national parks, and the park’s aging infrastructure is straining to accommodate everyone. The crowds have meant lines at entry gates, overwhelmed parking lots, stiff competition for camping spots, damage to delicate rock formations caused by climbers, and other stress on the natural environment. Now park officials are…
get-ready-to-go-inside-jeff-goldblums-head
Get ready to get inside Jeff Goldblum’s head. His new TV series, The World According to Jeff Goldblum, premieres in November on the new Disney+ streaming service. The show follows the curious actor as he gets a new bike, makes a pair of jeans, and goes swimming…with astronauts. It’s just one more quirky entry on…
a-janitor-in-an-immigrant-detention-center-turned-confiscated-items-into-works-of-art
One man’s trash is another man’s art. In Tom Kiefer’s case, the photographer has taken belongings seized from migrants detained at a border patrol station in Arizona while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border and turned them into an art project that’s also a commentary on America’s immigration policy. He’s the subject of the Skirball…
a-man-in-a-maga-hat-was-arrested-for-allegedly-dousing-anti-trump-protesters-in-bear-repellent
You can say a lot of things about fervent Trump supporters, but don’t say they aren’t resourceful. During an anti-Trump protest at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday afternoon, a counter protester in a red Make America Great Again hat allegedly doused the president’s critics with a liquid identified as bear repellent. A Santa Monica…
the-best-things-to-do-this-week-in-la.
Welcome to a new week, full of new opportunities to enjoy all the music, film, and other fun things to do this week in Los Angeles. Accomplice Bar x Santa Teresa 1796 Rum Night Monday, October 21 Just because summer is over doesn’t mean you need to put the rum on the shelf. Santa Teresa…
is-there-a-difference-between-recreational-and-medical-cannabis
It wasn’t until 2012 that Washington State and Colorado introduced America’s first legal recreational cannabis bills. Prior to this, the only cannabis available legally in North America was medical marijuana. Dozens of states now permit the sale and consumption of medical cannabis for qualifying conditions, while a total of 11 states have so far legalized…
Weedmaps, the popular online marketplace connecting marijuana shoppers with weed dispensaries and delivery services, had a bad week. The company announced it had laid off nearly 100 employees. Workers reported being surprised by the firings, and encountering security guards tasked with immediately escorting them out of the Irvine headquarters. A number of factors appear to…
the-faults-involved-in-julys-earthquakes-may-be-capable-of-a-bigger-one
In July, Southern California was shaken by the largest earthquake sequence to hit the region in years, centered around a fault line in the Mojave desert, some 120 miles from Los Angeles. New findings from scientists who have been studying data from the Ridgecrest Earthquake have now concluded that the network of faults involved are…
angelenos-apparently-hate-life-just-a-touch-more-than-other-americans
Turns out nearly constant sunshine and delightfully low humidity aren’t panaceas. Earlier this week, USC released the results of a survey that indicates residents of L.A. County are just slightly less satisfied with their lives than people who live elsewhere in the country. According to USC Dornsife school’s LABarometer, a quarterly online poll of 1,700…