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Scorpion Anchorage at Channel Islands National Park. (Photo by Zach Behrens/LAist)
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Bamboozle Left 2009 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
The annual fest was a mix of bands, ranging from emo to grindcore to old-school punk to hip-hop, ending with a rousing set by 50 Cent, and including performances by Metro Station, Fall Out Boy, Taking Back Sunday, All Time Low and dozens of others.
Interview: Monocle Founder Tyler Brûlé Enjoys LA Money. The City? Not So Much.
Our interview raised a lot of ire, and probably even more eyebrows. "So, you don’t get out in LA much?" we asked, to which Brûlé replied "No. I drop in and out, then I’m on my way." He took a pass on naming any restaurant or bar he cares about...but he sure hopes we stop by his new retail store's location in Brentwood. D-bag or savvy businessman? We'll let you decide.
New Visitor Center Opens at Channel Islands National Park on Scorpion Ranch
"This week marked a big step for [Channel Islands National Park] as they unveiled the new Scorpion Ranch Visitor Center on Santa Cruz Island the biggest and most visited of the five at 96 square miles. Of the 60,000 visitors to the islands (over 200,000 make it to the visitor center on the mainland), 50,000 make it to Santa Cruz where boats can land at two places, Prisoner's Harbor and Scorpion Ranch, where a new visitor center was debuted on Monday." And, oh...we've got some great pictures!
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.