Spot Check! ‘Voodoo Chicken’ in Hollywood, a Weed-Themed Lucha Party In DTLA, and La Cevicherie Opens in Long Beach
There's also a free banda night in West Adams with asada Crunchwraps and cold micheladas, chowder fries and lobster bisque shots from a Westside truck, and black habanero aguachile in Long Beach.
Headlines: Landlords May Soon Have To Install Air Conditioning In All Rental Units, Following City Council Vote
The Ten Best Tacos Along Metro L.A.’s 720 Rapid Bus Line
Next stop: tacos!
Beloved L.A. Puppet Master Recovers His Three Puppets, Which Were Stolen Along With His Car
All three of Cain Carias' puppets, El Triste, La Smiley, and his Little Mr. E puppet, were in the trunk of his 2003 Red Honda Civic Coupe, which was parked at the corner of Santa Monica and North Heliotrope Dr. before being stolen.
Headlines: Two Stabbed with Screwdriver and Two-Year-Old Child Attacked Near Children’s Playground in Long Beach
A 31-year-old man attacked five people at about noon yesterday in the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach, leaving four, including a two-year-old, with minor injuries. The man was stopped by a police officer who shot him, leaving him non-life threatening injuries.
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L.A. City Lawsuit Puts Restrictions On Nevada Company Selling “Ghost Gun” Kits In California
In addition to paying $5 million in civil penalties, Polymer80 is permanently prohibited from selling its "ghost gun" kits in the state without first conducting background checks of buyers and serializing its products. As part of the settlement, the company must pay $4 million in civil penalties, and its two founders must pay an additional $1 million in civil penalties.
Beverly Hills Conman Facing New Federal Fraud Charges Over Phony Hemp Farm Scheme, While Still On Supervised Release For Past Crimes
68-year-old Mark Anderson allegedly tricked investors into providing $9 million in funding for his company, Harvest Farm Group, which was said to be harvesting and processing hemp grown on his farm into medical grade CBD isolate that would be sold for big profits.
Headlines: Co-Founder of Tacos Delta Dies After Being Struck By Driver While Crossing Street In Echo Park
Maria Ester Valdivia, the matriarch of Tacos Delta who co-founded the Sunset Boulevard restaurant over 40 years ago, was known for being the type of person who bought gifts for strangers.
Downey: 7 Facts You Need To Know
Downey is home to the first Taco Bell, L.A.'s oldest McDonald's, and the largest Cuban population west of the Mississippi. It also helped put people on the moon.
Headlines: O.C. Boxing Star Ryan Garcia Directs Homophobic Tweets at Target
The lightweight professional boxer, who is signed to Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions, called Target's promotion of pride-themed merchandise "demonic" in a Twitter post, among other things.
Man Cleared In Shooting of Baldwin Park High School Students After Spending 33 Years Behind Bars
Just 22 at the time, David Saldana was convicted and sentenced to 45 years-to-life in 1990 for an Oct. 27, 1989, shooting that targeted six high school students who were driving after a football game.
Headlines: City Adds Traffic Barriers To Prevent ‘Fast & Furious’ Fans From Doing Donuts in Echo Park Neighborhood
After 20 years of neighborhood complaints, the city has added " a disorienting jumble of yellow in unpredictable patterns in the middle of the asphalt" to stop the movie's most rabid fans.
Teen Fell to His Death While Attempting to Film Himself Climbing 6th Street Bridge Arch
A 17-year-old boy slipped and fell while climbing one of the 6th Street Viaduct's arches over the weekend, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Headlines: Combined Annual Income of $178,400 Needed to Buy a Home in Southern California
The figure goes up to $185,200 in L.A. County. That is, if you can find a home for $746,750.
Headlines: LAPD Gets Its First Robotic SWAT Dog, Following City Council Vote
Activists have protested the donation, claiming the robot dog would become a tool for the LAPD to harass and conduct surveillance of Black and Brown communities.
Spot Check: Venezuelan Steak Sandwiches in DTLA, Pulled Pork Enchiladas In Culver, Walking Dead Tiki Cocktails In MDR, and An NBA Legend’s Wine Dinner at Angler
You'll also find new pork kra pao in West L.A., chamoy-and-tepache spritzes in Los Feliz, and one chef's attempt at making " the most versatile hot sauce in the known universe."
The 8 Best Tacos In Downey
From finding your way through the humblest, Sinaloan, and Jalisco-style tacos to poorly constructed $12 tacos pretentious restaurants serve to the mini-mansion crowds, here's where to find taco-bliss in the "Mexican Beverly Hills."
Two Restaurants To Try In L.A.’s Little Bangladesh
“Food is a big habit of ours, where we just can't change and have American burgers on a daily basis,” says Johnny Islam, the pioneer behind this neighborhood's first Bengali restaurant.
Four Must-Try Destinations For Dessert In L.A.’s Koreatown
Koreatown's treasures for the sweet tooth include Kinder Bueno chocolate crepes, Oaxacan Dia De Los Muertos ice cream, strawberry mochi donuts, and coffee-flavor bingsoo.
Principal At East L.A. Performing Arts Magnet Place On Leave, Accused of Creating “Hostile” Environment
John Edwards Estoesta, who was principal for less than a year at ELAPA, was accused of dismissing racist, homophobic, and transphobic remarks made by students as well as making sexist remarks and inappropriate gestures towards female students.
Headlines: 10 Killed, 9 Wounded At Car Rally Event South of Ensenada
Gunmen attacked a group of participants in Baja California's off-road racing event known as "Chacanillazo," while they were parked on the side of a highway.
LAPD Confirms Posting “No Stopping” Signs To Prevent Upcoming Lowrider Cruise in Highland Park
"Most LAPD live outside of L.A. County so they should not talk about the neighborhood,” a local social media account wrote. “These are responsible adults with some high end expensive classic cars that require years of time and money.”
A Westside Tradition of Friday Fish & Chips Thrives at 35-Year-Old Teddy’s Cafe on Pico
When you walk into Teddy's, you'll find older folks Delgado knows by name sitting next to construction workers taking a break from adding new developments to their rapidly changing neighborhood.