• New Arrest Made in Cadillac Hotel Shooting

    Police say murder suspect is a 28-year-old suspected gang member nabbed by LAPD-FBI Fugitive Task Force By Gary Walker An LAPD-FBI task force has arrested the alleged gunman involved in the fatal Aug. 30 shooting of a Venice bo...
  • Lukas Nelson and Neil Young perform together at last year’s Bridge School Benefit Concert in Mountain View. 
Photo by Jay Blakesberg.

    Something Real

    Lukas Nelson hits the road with Neil Young By Beth Peerless Talking with Lukas Nelson over the phone is hardly any different than sitting next to him at the bar having a drink. As he relaxed in the afternoon at…
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    City officials attempting to regulate short-term vacation rentals get an earful in Mar Vista “I’ve counted no less than 24 separate rentals, with an average of two cars for three nights and four people over 87 days. That’...
  • Debra Talbot

    Debra Talbot, 1960 – 2015; No penalty for Kardashian Fireworks

    Compiled by Gary Walker Debra Talbot, 1960 – 2015 Debra Talbot, a former head of the L.A. County Department of Beaches and Harbors’ Boating Section who was instrumental in shaping the department’s overall public communica...
  • Can we call it the Kardashian Rule?

    Fire Department proposes new fireworks regulations to answer investigation of August’s midnight Marina del Rey fireworks By Gary Walker Anyone who plans to launch a fireworks show in Los Angeles County after 9 p.m. may soon n...
  • D.A. won’t file charges over Kardashian midnight fireworks

    L.A. County Fire Department had cleared fireworks — even sent a fire captain to monitor them By Gary Walker Los Angeles County prosecutors have decided not to file criminal charges against the pyrotechnics operator who launch...
  • Photo by Ted Soqui

    Uphill Battle: How Santa Monica is Rebuilding the California Incline

    In short, it’s all about securing the bluff and building a bridge that can stand without it Story by Gary Walker and Joe Piasecki High above Pacific Coast Highway just north of the Santa Monica Pier, construction workers grap...
  • Some 200 pounds of bio-waste washed up at Dockweiler last week
Photo by Neil Budde

    Biohazard Beach

    Medical waste that washed up at Dockweiler may be a sign of bigger problems to come during El Niño By Gary Walker Local water quality scientists are worried that the mess of tampon applicators, condoms, hypodermic needles and ...
  • The late Venice activist Challis Macpherson and daughter Diahna Fortuna

    Challis Macpherson, 1936 – 2015

    Venice activist fought overdevelopment, guided local land-use policy By Gary Walker Challis Macpherson, a 40-year Venice resident who was instrumental in developing local policies designed to protect her adopted community from ...
  • The fire on Teale Street, as seen from the Westchester bluffs, burned for nearly two hours  
Photo by Chet Wong

    News in Briefs Compiled by Gary Walker

    Del Rey Fire Under Investigation Los Angeles Fire Dept. arson investigators are looking into the cause of a large fire at a three-story building in Del Rey near the Culver City border. Nearly 100 firefighters responded to 11869...
 This Week
Invertigo Dance Theatre performers navigate a bar set in “Reeling,” a show about love, conflict and having one too many

Dance Walks into a Bar

“Reeling” explores the search for human connection in the rhythms of a raucous night out By Christina Campodonico For someone unfamiliar with modern dance, going to a contemporary dance concert may inspire anxiety, even tr...
Pauline Malefane plays a more sympathetic Carmen — a woman who challenges repressive norms imposed by a male-dominated society
Photo credit: Laura Heffington
 Food And Drink
ASAP Phorage’s Ashley Clem serves up a restorative bowl of Mary’s Chicken Pho 
and the invigorating vegetarian bahn mi
Photo by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

My Secret Emergency Pho Fix

ASAP Phorage is a beachside treasure hidden inside a convenience store By Bethney Bonilla ( Perhaps it was my “hangry” alter ego talking or the road-rage I had developed over my last four years in ...
Aussie Pies may look small, but they’re dense with savory filling and completely satisfying

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