This Week's Most Commented & Recommended
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Images of Friday's Metrolink crash made a profound impression | Photo by Zach Behrens/LAist
So here are this week's top posts, as endorsed by you via the recommend feature, or as indicated by the level of talk going on in the comments:
Video of the Day: 37 Bicyclists Detained by 14 LAPD Squad Cars Over Alleged Shoplifting Call "Why were 37 cyclists detained last Saturday night after a manager at the CVS on Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks allegedly called about a cyclist looking fellow shoplifting, but with little description other than that? [...] What would have happened if the only describing factor was race instead of "cyclist"? Would the police round up any person of said race for over an hour about a shoplifting call?" We asked, and you answered.
Beck to Perform Secret Show at Spaceland? Confusion abounds and mystery clouds a show that was listed for 9/18 at Spaceland for $25...and then the onsale was canceled. Beck likes to do secret shows...is it him? Or just a false alarm?
Morning After Report: 90210 Episode 3 'Lucky Strike' It's definitely more fun to get dishy and roll in the dirt the morning after the CW's new/sort of old/predictable mostly teen soap 90210. There are valuable lessons for Angelenos young and old in our weekly recap. Stay tuned...
Photos from Chatsworth Train Crash Friday afternoon's deadly collision between a Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train was--and remains--an unfolding tragedy of unprecedented proportion. These photos from the scene during the rescue and triage stage are a powerful part of the story.
Nine Inch Nails Illuminates Inglewood It was a visually stunning show, and this evocative photo essay captures many brilliant moments from the evening. Trent Reznor fans rejoice!
PhiLAnthropist: Walking on Skid Row In what was also our #2 most commented post of the week, these images and accompanying story capturing just a brief glimpse of LA's Skid Row were aimed at raising awareness, and certainly initiated discussion in our comments section and the appreciation of our readers.