Results tagged “Billy Gil”

Police To Step Up Patrols During World Cup Match

Police will be out in fuller force in parts of L.A. County and will be on call throughout L.A. on Sunday during Mexico's World Cup match against the Netherlands.

The Bisnut Makes It Easier To Eat A Biscuit And Donut At The Same Time

Sorry guys, these food mashups aren't going anywhere any time soon.

Dogs Digs Up Human Remains, Creepy Doll Head And Possible Ritual Objects In NorCal Backyard

Renters of a home in Yuba City got a shock when their dog led them to human bones and other strange objects buried in their backyard.

The Best Places For Men To Get A Haircut And Shave In Los Angeles

No matter what part of town you’re in or what your price range is, we’ve got you covered.

New York Singer Creates A Surprisingly Cool Album About Los Angeles Geography

Singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane made an entire album about Los Angeles and its buildings called 'The Ambassador.'

UNIQLO Pop-Up Shops Bring Cute Yet Cheap Fashion To SoCal This Summer

Heads up: UNIQLO will open three pop-up shops in SoCal this summer.

Police Nab Murder Suspect After Locking Down Echo Park

After locking down the area around Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street, police have arrested a murder suspect in Echo Park.

Ban On Homeless People Living In Cars In L.A. Struck Down

A federal appeals court has struck down a ban on homeless people in Los Angeles living in their cars, basically saying the law was so broad it could be used to cite someone eating In-N-Out in their car.

Video: Watch 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Get Built With Legos

The fictional Grand Budapest Hotel was built out of 50,000 legos and will be on display at the A+D rchitecture and Design Museum through August.

Photos: Magic Mountain's Colossus Joins More SoCal Roller Coasters That Bit The Dust

Colossus joins a slew of roller coasters Six Flags and other SoCal amusement parks have shut down over the years.

Handcuffed Narcotics Suspect Flees Anaheim Emergency Room And Escapes Police

Police are still looking for a man who had been arrested, cuffed and was being treated in an Anaheim emergency room when he ran off.

Teen Says A Man Recorded Him Changing In The Bathroom At An East L.A. Park

Police are looking for a man who they say used an electronic recording device to take pictures of a teen boy changing his clothes in the bathroom of a City Terrace Park.

Gated Community Tagged With Swastikas And Racial Slurs

Three juveniles have been arrested on suspicion of vandalizing a gated neighborhood in the Lake Elsinore area with swastikas and racial slurs.

'Honey Moon' Will Sweeten Our Skies Tonight

A yellow so-called "honey moon" will make tonight’s full moon extra special.

Jeff Goldblum, Stephen Malkmus And Kim Gordon Pop Up In Pavement Cover Video

L.A. duo Ray & Remora got a few '90s celebs to show up in the video for their cover of Pavement's classic 'Gold Soundz.'

Video Shows San Marino Mayor Throwing A Bag Of Dog Poop Into His Neighbor's Yard

The mayor of one of the richest areas in the United States was caught on tape throwing a bag of dog shit into his neighbor’s yard.

Photos: Dr. Dre's Baller Hollywood Hills Pad Goes Up For $35 Million

Looks like Beats isn't the only thing Dr. Dre is selling—his $35 million Hollywood Hills West estate is up for sale.

'Napoleon Dynamite' Cast Gets Back Together To Unveil Terrible Statue

We're not sure which is more horrifying, that 'Napoleon Dynamite' is already 10 years old, or that Fox used this ugly-ass statue to commemorate that milestone.

The Best Cuban Restaurants In Los Angeles

Cuban food is known for its succulent pork dishes, savory black beans and sweet plantains. Here is a list of some of our favorite spots, compiled by our resident Cuban American reporter.

Hidden Cash Donor Plans Two More Drops In L.A. Today

The mystery donor will make two more drops today. And something about bubbles.

Guy Who Got Arrested At LAX For Having A Grenade Is A Stanford Professor

The man who was arrested at LAX earlier this week for having a grenade in his luggage is apparently a political science professor at Stanford.

Hidden Cash Donor Leaves Money In Bottles Of Bubbles At Hollywood Dog Park

The first @HiddenCash drop of Sunday took place at Lake Hollywood Park, the dog park beneath the Hollywood sign.

Pot Farms Are Draining Our Rivers, Officials Say

As California battles another drought, state fish and wildlife officials say medical marijuana farms in Northern California are draining and polluting rivers and streams.

Hidden Cash Guy Reveals Last Drop Area

We're on @HiddenCash watch here, and the mysterious donor who's been making small-scale dreams come true all over L.A. this weekend teased where he'd make his last L.A. drop.

Ann B. Davis, 'Brady Bunch's' Alice, Dies

Ann B. Davis, best known for playing Alice the maid on "The Brady Bunch," has died.

Overheard In L.A.: We're Still Getting Lost

This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation about Angelenos being inexplicably lost and confused in this great world.

Video: V. Stiviano Says Black People 'Do Stupid Sh*t' Like Buy Rims

A video has surfaced showing V. Stiviano saying racist things about black people (and also making disturbing oral sex jokes with an Elmo doll).

Hidden Cash Guy Hides Dough In Red Angry Birds At The Beach

The Hidden Cash guy continued to make it rain on Los Angeles this weekend by announcing he'd hidden cash in 36 models of red Angry Birds at the beach.

Ray J Arrested After Becoming Belligerent At Beverly Hills Hotel, Spits In Cop's Face During Arrest

Ray J, best known as the guy who once made a sex tape with Kim Kardashian, was arrested Friday for causing a ruckus at the bar of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

Photos: People Flock To Hermosa Beach To Dig Up Angry Birds Stuffed With Cash

Angelenos took to Hermosa Beach Saturday afternoon to dig up Angry Birds models that were stuffed with cash and placed ankle-deep in the sand.

The LAPD Has Drones Now But Won't Use Them Until After Reviews, Public Hearing

Helicopters might not be the only thing the LAPD flies through our skies.

Man Wins Morality Test By Returning Bag With $125k

We swear this isn’t a question from an ethics exam: A Fresno man found a bag with $125,000 and managed to return it.

405 South Through Sepulveda Pass Will Close Tonight And Sunday Night

Heads up, Westsiders: The 405 Freeway’s southbound lanes at the Sepulveda Pass will close tonight at midnight until 5 a.m. Sunday, then will close again midnight Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Longer Tape Of Donald Sterling's Alleged Racist Rant Released, Obama Condemns Statements

President Barack Obama joined the chorus of those condemning recorded statements allegedly made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling, calling them "incredibly offensive."

One Study Says Legalizing Pot Doesn't Increase Teen Use, Another Links It To Health Problems

Two studies on marijuana were released this week that will surely fuel arguments both for and against legalization.

Stiviano's Lawyers Say Donald Sterling Tape Is 'Legitimate' And 1 Hour Long

The audio recording that allegedly has Clippers owner Donald Sterling going off on a racist rant is "legitimate" and is about an hour long, according to lawyers.

Clippers Wear Warmup Shirts Inside Out To Protest Donald Sterling's Alleged Racist Comments

The Los Angeles Clippers took their warmup shirts off and turned them inside out in protest of racist comments allegedly made by owner Donald Sterling.

Marc Maron Talks Highland Park And The Trouble With Sharing Your Life On TV

Comedian talks to LAist about his life in Highland Park and dealing with being so open about his life on his podcast and TV show, "Maron."

Overheard In L.A.: We're Too Broke To Have Kids

This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation about dubious weight-loss tips, astrology and people who probably shouldn't have children.

Dead Woman's Body Found Floating In Echo Park Lake

A woman's dead body was found floating in Echo Park Lake this morning.

Paul McCartney Will Play Dodger Stadium This August

Beatles nostalgists, rejoice! Paul McCartney will play Dodger Stadium August 10 and Candlestick Park in San Francisco August 14.

Elderly Man Plows SUV Into Group Outside Ice Cream Parlor, Killing 1

A man in his 70s may have hit the wrong foot pedal when his SUV crashed into a group of people standing outside of an ice cream parlor in Buena Park yesterday evening, killing one woman.

Photos: Clippers Star Blake Griffin's Sweet New $9M Pacific Palisades Mansion

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin's newly built, $9 million mansion in Pacific Palisades is luxurious, yet tasteful.

Vehicle Crashes Into Downtown Taco Stand, Injuring Woman

A vehicle crashed into a taco stand in Downtown L.A. today, injuring a woman who worked there.

Report Shows Ex-Cons Can Get Hired As Uber Drivers

Uber may be the faddiest of the new car services available in major cities, but apparently having a criminal record is no obstacle for becoming a driver.

George Clooney Might Be Engaged

Hell may have frozen over because forever bachelor George Clooney looks like he could be engaged.

No Skid Marks From Truck In Bus Crash, Truck Fire Called Into Question

The investigation into the FedEx truck that crashed into a bus carrying high school students to Humboldt State University continues, with new clues indicating the truck driver didn't break before hitting the bus.

Overheard in L.A.: Ridiculous Things People Said At Coachella

This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from this year's Coachella.

Police Arrest 2 Men In Connection With Body Found At Recycling Plant, 3 Other Murders

Two men have been arrested following an investigation into a body that was found at an Anaheim recycling plant in March, in addition to other murders believed to be related.

Aaron Paul's Photobomb And 9 More Awesome (And Terrible) Photos From Coachella

Coachella is a theater of the absurd, and we've got some of the best examples from the fest so far.

Witnesses Say FedEx Truck Was On Fire Before It Hit Bus In Deadly Crash

The FedEx truck that crashed head-on with a school bus carrying L.A. high school students in Northern California on Thursday may have been on fire before it hit the bus, witnesses say.

Video: Student Mispronounces 'Achilles,' Loses $1M Prize On 'Wheel Of Fortune'

Close, but no cigar—Indiana University freshman Julian was about to win on "Wheel of Fortune" when falling asleep during Greek mythology cost him big time.

Watch OutKast's Entire Reunion Set At Coachella

OutKast opened day one of Coachella with a dynamite, hour-plus set that included a number of high-profile guest appearances.

Instagram Goes Down, Users Freak Out About Not Being Able To Post Food Pics

Instagram users took to Twitter to complain and make jokes when the beloved photo-sharing app had a problem with feed delivery Saturday.

Photos: Celebs Get All 'Bohemian' At Coachella

We're not the only ones wearing flowy dresses, bro-headbands and Aztec prints at Coachella this weekend. Celeb selfies and sightings have already begun pouring in from this year's fest.

Coachella Phone Charging Station Is Waking Nightmare

File under "reasons we’re glad we're not at Coachella": The phone sitch is a nightmare.

'Star Wars: VII' Is Nearly All Cast And Filming Has Already Begun

Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn set geek hearts aflame when he revealed that not only has the seventh episode of the "Star Wars" series been mostly cast, it has already begun filming.

East L.A. Female Deputies Deny That They Had To Submit To Sexual Favors

A group of L.A. County female deputies have spoken out against a lawsuit that says female deputies were expected to perform sexual favors for a group of male deputies.

Navy Ship Rescues Sick Toddler And Family From Sailboat Off Mexican Coast

A Navy warship today completed the rescue of a toddler who fell ill and her family while they were sailing hundreds of miles off the coast of Mexico.

Photos: Taco Madness Hits L.A., Makes Our Mouths Water

Saturday brought mouthwatering carnitas, carne asada and delicious salsas to Grand Park in Downtown L.A. for the annual Taco Madness fest.

Lawsuit Challenges Hollywood's Reliance On Unpaid Interns

A class action lawsuit by former interns on the Oscar-winning 2010 film 'Black Swan' seeks recompense for being unpaid for their services.

Artist Creating Miniature Version Of Silver Lake's Music Box Steps

Artist Gregory Kelly re-creates iconic landmarks in miniature form with his art. His next subject is Silver Lake's Music Box Steps.

Photos: Million Puppet Parade Marches Across Santa Monica

The second annual Million Puppet Parade brought puppets and marionettes of all shapes and sizes to the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica this Sunday.

Spring Break Party Near UCSB Goes Nuts, Leads To Dozens Of Injuries And Arrests

More than 100 people were arrested and dozens were hurt when a spring break party Saturday night in Santa Barbara County went overboard.

Overheard In L.A.: Someone Is Always On A Juice Cleanse

This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation about Hollywood, Tinder and juice cleanses.

Richard Donner Says He's Making 'Goonies' Sequel, Fulfills Our Childhood Dreams

Director Richard Donner has said a sequel to 'The Goonies' is in the works.

Video: Santa Monica High School Wrestling Coach Fights And Pins Student In Classroom

A Santa Monica High School teacher has been caught on video getting into a physical altercation with one of the students in his classroom.

Guy Who Trespassed At Selena Gomez's Home Doesn't Quit, Gets Arrested Again

A man has been arrested for the second time in one week after he was found near singer/actress Selena Gomez's property. He was arrested for trespassing earlier in the week.

Proposal To House Skid Row Homeless At Cecil Hotel Gets Yanked Amongst Opposition

A proposal to turn hundreds of units at Downtown's Cecil Hotel into housing for the homeless has been withdrawn.

Major O.C. Hospital Allowed To Continue Abortion Ban

One of the biggest hospitals in Orange County can continue to refuse to give abortions as long as it helps women seeking them to find services elsewhere, according to the state.

No Tips At Glendale's Brand 158 Because It Pays Its Waiters More

Glendale's new Brand 158 restaurant is setting itself apart by not allowing tips, since it apparently pays its waiters well.

Guy With A Samurai Sword Arrested After Chasing Older Man In Retirement Community

A man has been arrested after he scared some retirement community residents with a samurai sword.

Experts Say A Strong Earthquake On Puente Hills Fault Could Do More Damage Than 'The Big One'

Following the La Habra earthquake and its aftershocks that shook SoCal this weekend, experts are saying a sizable quake on the fault that caused it could do more damage to Los Angeles than the dreaded, so-called “Big One.”

Man Shot And Killed Outside Of Hollywood Club

A man was fatally shot when another man shot him in the chest outside of a Hollywood club early this morning.

Emotional Video Shows Sisters Reunite After 66 Years Of Separation

Two sisters who were abandoned at an orphanage in 1948 have been reunited.

Video: Vin Scully Keeps Dodger Game Commentary Right On Going During Earthquake

Not even an earthquake could rattle legendary baseball announcer Vin Scully.

A 3.4 Aftershock Hits La Habra Saturday Morning

Aftershocks from last night’s 5.1 La Habra earthquake continued this morning, the largest of which was a 3.4 quake that hit at 9:02 a.m.

Video: LAist's Krista Simmons Cooks Up Street Food On 'TODAY' Show

LAist food editor Krista Simmons went to the ‘TODAY’ show March 29 to show off some of her travel-inspired, street-food recipes.

Video: Neil Patrick Harris And Jason Segel Sing 'Les Mis' Song On 'Inside The Actors Studio'

While appearing on “Inside the Actors Studio,” “How I Met Your Mother” stars Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel were asked to sing a song from “Les Miserables”—thankfully, they obliged.

Hilarious Surveillance Video Shows Convenience Store Clerk Jump The Counter During La Habra Earthquake

A La Habra convenience store clerk had to jump over his counter to escape the store when the 5.1 earthquake hit last night.

Men's Group Objects To Glendale Women's Self-Defense Class

A national men';s group is objecting to the fact that the city of Glendale offers free self-defense classes only to women.

Another Big Aftershock! 4.1 Earthquake Hits Near Rowland Heights

A 4.1 aftershock from last night's La Habra quake hit Rowland Heights at 2:32 p.m. today.

Wind, Rain And Maybe Even Hail To Hit SoCal This Week

A "cool and unsettled" weather pattern will hit SoCal early this week, with a 40 percent chance of rain after midnight tonight.

L.A. Couple Sentenced To Jail Time In Qatar After Questionable Trial Over Daughter's Heartbreaking Death

A couple from the San Gabriel Valley are maintaining their innocence after a Qatari court sentenced them to three years in prison for allegedly starving their daughter to death.

Proposed SoCal Tax Would Charge Drivers Based On Miles Driven

A local government association wants Southern California to be a test site for a new tax that would charge drivers based on the number of miles they drive.

Random Dude Enters Burbank Martial Arts Studio, Pulls A Sneak Attack On Instructor

A man trying to prove his manhood entered a Burbank martial arts studio and attacked the instructor from behind.

Eagle Rock Girl Lived In Home That Reeked Of Poop, Dad Accused Of Selling Fake Drugs

An Eagle Rock couple child abuse charges after keeping their 11-year-old daughter in filthy living conditions in a home where Mexican candy was allegedly sold as heroin.

Bald Eagle Live-Cam Shows Mother Caring For Newborn Chicks On Catalina Island

Three new baby bald eagles were born on Catalina, and you can watch as the momma eagle takes care of her chicks in this live video.

TSA Wants Armed Officers To Stay At Checkpoints Following LAX Shooting

Following last year’s deadly LAX shooting, the TSA now wants armed officers to stay put at security checkpoints during peak hours.

This Mother Is Giving Her 2-Year-Old Cannabis Oil To Treat His Epilepsy

A Los Angeles mother has been giving her 2-year-old child hash oil to treat his rare form of epilepsy—and she says it works.

'MST3K' Guys Will Make Fun Of Classic National Geographic Clips In New Show

The guys from one of our all-time favorite TV shows, “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” are going to star in a new show on National Geographic.

Starving Girl Found In Salinas Home Was Shackled By The Neck, Officials Say

More grisly details are emerging in the story of three starving children who were found in a Monterey County home this month.

Pray That We Get Rain This Week

There’s a 50 percent chance we’ll see rain in the Los Angeles area this Wednesday.

'Homeland's' James Rebhorn Dead At 65

James Rebhorn, known for playing the father of Claire Danes’ CIA officer Carrie Mathison on Showtime’s “Homeland,” died at his home Friday. He was 65.

Photos: Stephen King Art Show Will Haunt Your Dreams

Revisit some of the scariest books and movies of all time with “King For a Day.”

Photos: Female Chefs Whip Together All-Star Lunch

Chefs Dominique Crenn, Nancy Oakes, Nancy Silverton, Naomi Pomeroy and Waylynn Lucas got things cooking at the All-Star Lunch March 22.

Overheard In L.A.: Questionable Things We'd Eat

This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation about food, Tinder and the earthquake.

Seth Rogen And James Franco Make A Beautiful Couple While Spoofing Kimye Vogue Cover

Seth Rogen and James Franco have reenacted Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's cheesy 'Vogue' cover shot with their own tender rendition.

Shortage Of Mexican Limes Makes Us Weep Into Our Margaritas

If you’ve noticed margarita prices go up, it may be because there’s a shortage of Mexican limes that is driving the price of the fruit toward el cielo

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