Seven Diverse Comic Book Creators Share Their Advice For Budding Writers at L.A. Comic Con
For three days, Spider-Man and his multiple variations were everywhere inside the Los Angeles Convention Center. But it’s also a haven where independent creators and small publishers of all backgrounds to promote themselves and their characters. Here are some of their secrets! And plenty of photos of those various spidermen....
Echo Park’s Own Xochitl Gomez Wins The Finale of Dancing With the Stars
The young Marvel star shared the importance of showcasing her Mexican heritage in her ballroom dances through her song choices, set design, and wardrobe. Gomez is a constant advocate for representation both on movie sets and now in the ballroom.
‘These Animals Saved My Life:’ L.A.’s Equestrian Communities Fight Ordinance Seeking to Ban Local Rodeos
After three hours of public comments from both sides, the City Council decided the ordinance be sent back and reviewed before it officially can be voted on. L.A.'s cowboys and cowgirls who were present at the meeting took this as a small win for the city's rodeo culture.
Woman Brings Claim Against City, Alleging Former LAPD Assistant Chief Put Tracking Device on Her Car
While on a trip with friends in September, the plaintiff discovered an Apple Airtag in a black box attached to the undercarriage of her vehicle, the claim states. Her friend scanned the Airtag and found that the serial number and owner information matched the last four digits of former Assistant Chief Alfred Labrada's city cellphone, according to her claim.
Exclusive: Macheen and Horchatería Rio Luna to Open New School Torta Shop in Paramount
Expect a tender beef barbacoa torta served with guajillo consomé to dip, a torta ahogada de camarón (shrimp) with a yuzu avocado puree drowned in a spicy lobster stock, and a "Mexi-Italian" sandwich with panela, hot pistachio salsa macha, and mortadella. This innovative torta venture in SELA is set to open next week on Monday.
Bésame Mucho 2023 Proved It’s Officially the Best Latino Music Festival Right Now
The ticket price of Bésame Mucho may be worth it alone for the amusing, overwhelmingly positive people-watching experience, especially seeing multiple generations of Latinos dancing to the same live music many of us grew up listening to at family parties.
Who Keeps Whitewashing Boyle Heights’ Anti-Gentrification Mural?
“We’re not going to let the gentrification of Boyle Heights go under the radar," says Viva Padilla, the founder of the anti-gentrification collective who collaborated with local artist Sergio Robleto to create the Posada-inspired art. They both have their suspicions of who is responsible for it.
L.A. Mayor Warns Unhoused Not to Sleep Alone As Police Seek Killer of Three Sleeping Homeless Men
Los Angeles police are searching for a man suspected of walking up to three unhoused people this week while they slept during the early hours of the morning and shooting them to death.
Bronny James Cleared To Play Basketball Again By His Doctors
In August, the James family said that after comprehensive initial an follow-up exams, "the probable cause of Mr. James' sudden cardiac arrest has been identified. It is an anatomically and functionally significant congenital heart defect which can and will be treated.
Where To Eat This Weekend: Boozy Fresas Con Crema, El Ruso’s New Flour Tostadas, Heritage Fire, and Hotville’s Fried Chicken-and-Chorizo Paella
Plus, where to go for Jordanian shawarma, mezcal-cured steelhead trout tostadas, powerful hash crackers, a local viewing of KISS's farewell concert, and L.A.'s most opulent Sunday brunch.
Sonoratown Will Open a Long Beach Location Next Year
Expect to find the city's favorite flour tortillas and caramelos on 3rd Street in Downtown Long Beach, as soon as six months from now.
Glendale’s Excellent New Taco Stand Harassed By Self-Described “Police Informant”
A Glendale police officer says he had arrested Emanuel Gulakian for assault with a deadly weapon only a couple of weeks earlier, after the man threw rocks at another taco stand.
Ski-Masked Suspect Who Fatally Shot Man at L.A. Live Restaurant Last Night Is Sought By Police
A male suspect left the scene of the shooting in a white Honda, possibly an SUV. According to on-scene reports, the suspect was wearing an all-black sweat suit and ski mask.
Fake Police Donation Scam Warning Goes Out To Manhattan Beach Residents
The public is being advised to verify callers' identities by asking the person for their name, badge number, and purpose of the call, then hanging up and verifying their identity by calling the official phone number for the MBPD.
For L.A.’s Palestinian Activists, Fear, Grief, and The Will to Resist
“Everyone is just desperately trying to stay in touch to make sure everybody is okay. Several members of our family were killed in the last week," says Dr. Laila Al-Marayati of KinderUSA, a charity that helps Palestinians with community services.
Twenty-Four-Year-Old Man Charged in Killing of Former Laker Michael Cooper’s Brother
"We lived 10 houses down (from) here,'' Michael Cooper said. "This is a park where we grew up playing. That's why he felt comfortable and safe here."
The Eight Best Tacos On Metro’s 207 Line, For Pastrami Burritos and Mole Negro On Western Ave.
You’ll discover an epic taco crawl along this epic bus route, a passage to pastrami burritos, beautifully battered fish tacos, Oaxacan cecina and mole negro, and the city's most widely discussed pescado zarandeado.
L.A.’s 14 Best Old-School Pie Shops
From a Hawaiian-inspired chocolate haupia pie in Torrance to a tender gourmet cobbler in Pasadena and a traditional apple pie in Van Nuys in between, this is your ultimate guide to pies that have stood the test of time in L.A.
The Ultimate Guide to the 26 Best Soups, Chowders, and Stews in Long Beach
Soup is good food. From ramen and pozole, to clam chowder, these are the best 26 soups in Long Beach—just in time time for the first rains of the season. But real talk, these soups hit the spot year-round.
The Ten Best N.Y.-Style Pizza Joints in Los Angeles
The myth that you can’t do N.Y.-style pizza outside of New York because of the tap water was debunked by every owner featured in our guide, written by a former New Yorker. The pizza here represents much more than a tasty, convenient slice. They represent New York grit.
A Former Mexican Federal Cop Opened L.A.’s First Restaurant Dedicated to Comida Chiapaneca in La Puente
Without an extensive Chiapaneca population in L.A., former federale Francisco Reyes was understandably hesitant to be one of few, and especially the first, to feature food from Chiapas. So he made his menu accessible.
First Look: Limited-Edition Maná Screen Print By Ernesto Yerena to Support L.A. Street Vendors
Proceeds from these prints will be donated to L.A. street vendors. Print goes on sale on Friday Nov, 24th at 10am PST at hechoconganas.bigcartel.com.
Where To Eat This Weekend: Sugar Plum THC Gummies, A New La Azteca Tortillería in East L.A., and Westwood’s Own 99 Ranch
L.A.'s best chile relleno burrito is opening a second location deeper in East Los Angeles! Plus, Turkish Tacos, a new Royal Lobster Roll shop, and a new bar co-founded by Woody Harrelson.
Gusto Bread Expands Its Sourdough Panadería in Long Beach, Roasting Its Own Coffee and Making Hoja Santa-Matcha Lattes
Café Cuate will sell Oaxacan coffee from importers based in Mexico, a conscious decision by Enciso and Salatino to keep the money in Mexico, where the coffee is grown. There will also be an atole latte made with their house-ground nixtamal and a 'Xicano' instead of an 'Americano' drink, shaken with piloncillo.