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.
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."
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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.
Attorneys For BLM-LA Co-Founder Want to Know Which LAPD Had Her Phone Number Prior to ‘Swatting’ Incident
The Aug. 12, 2020, call brought armed police officers to Abdullah's Mid-City residence, where she was home with her kids at the time and had a shotgun pointed at her.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.”
Headlines: “Brawl” at Dodger Stadium Leaves One Fan Knocked Unconscious
Following Tuesday night's game against the Twins, a man in a white Clayton Kershaw jersey was knocked out by a man in a black Dodgers jersey.
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.
The Seven Best Tacos in El Monte
After our taco renaissance of 2020, | dare say El Monte's Five Points intersection rivaled any taco row in East L.A. or South Central. Don't get mad, foo, you weren't there.
L.A.’s 11 Best Places For Drinking Masa-Based Tejuino From a Range of Regions
A fermented, fizzy, corn masa beverage traditionally from Western Mexico and recognized for indigenous origins, tejuino packs a punch and delivers refreshing complexity with every sip. Here are L.A.'s best.
Still Got It: These Eight Breweries Have Been Open For More Than a Decade and Helped Put Greater L.A. On the Craft Beer Map
Currently, California has over 1,100 breweries and, counting, the most in the country. From Craftsman to Three Weavers, these O.G.s have brought home gold, silver, and bronze from beer festivals around the country with some of the state's most memorable and delicious beers. They’ve grown devoted local craft beer followings with steady consistency and the communities they cultivate.
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.
Spot Check: Elk Chops and Ammo in Thousand Oaks, Uzbek Plov in DTLA, and “Hangover Ramen” In Koreatown
Or you can pair cannabis with classic Porches and tacos at Guisados in Beverly Hills and call it a Sunday.
The Recipes at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes’ Latest Exhibition Are Keeping the Memories of Mexico’s Disappeared People Alive
More than 112,000 people have disappeared in Mexico over the last 60 years. A new exhibition, inspired by two books on the tragic subject, is now open at LA Plaza Cocina in downtown Los Angeles, honoring some of them with their favorite recipes for flan, pozole, and other regional recipes.
Headlines: Investigation Into Wilmington’s Westside Wilmas Gang and the Mexican Mafia Lead to Multiple Arrests
In addition to the arrests, authorities allegedly seized 23 firearms, 57.7 pounds of methamphetamine, about 23,000 fentanyl pills, 5.2 pounds of powdered fentanyl and 2.2 pounds of cocaine.