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Why don't these peds have their pants on? | Photo by Ryan Jesena/Used with permission
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Farewell Indie 103.1
It's hard to be Indie when you're a mainstream broadcast radio station, which is what 103.1 admitted this week. Tuesday's on air content was sandwiched between the same ominous (sanctimonious?) recorded announcement that Indie 103.1 was to be no more; they're packing up and heading to the internets where they can go back to being as Indie as they wanna be without the corporate pressure. Tune into 103.1 now, amigos, and you'll get yet another Spanish music station...El Gato. Rrrrrrowl!
LA Strips Down For 'No Pants Day 2k9'
It's a venerable tradition that finally made its way out west, where it may have been colder than it looked as hundreds of improv (and underwear) enthusiasts stripped down to their skivvies and hopped on a subway bound for Hollywood. Yes, it's No Pants Day, and their 2k9 day in LA was a hoot for participants and observers alike. Before you go debating its importance, just try to remember what having fun is all about. Then look at our awesome photos!
28 Things to do in Los Angeles in the Dead of Winter
Dear cold places everywhere: Suck it! It's the middle of winter, and for us Angelenos that means bright sun, warm days, cool nights, and a plethora of things to do in the great outdoors that don't involve mittens, thick socks, long underwear, or down-filled jackets. Behold suggestions of 28 ways you can enjoy this beautiful weather!
Cruise off the highway and hit locally-known spots for some tasty bites.
Fentanyl and other drugs fuel record deaths among people experiencing homelessness in L.A. County. From 2019 to 2021, deaths jumped 70% to more than 2,200 in a single year.
This fungi isn’t a “fun guy.” Here’s what to do if you spot or suspect mold in your home.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Edward Bronstein died in March 2020 while officers were forcibly taking a blood sample after his detention.
A hike can be a beautiful backdrop as you build your connection with someone.