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This Week's Most Commented & Recommended
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St. Patrick's Day: Gentlemen, Start Your Livers: Where to drink a few beers to celebrate St. Patty's Day. What got you talking was the necessity and validity of green beer, and the timing of the holiday this year.
Anonymous & Anti-War to Hit Hollywood Saturday: Talking about talking about problems in the world gets people talking. Two mass gatherings aiming to nab the public's attention were on the books this weekend.
Improv Everywhere Finds Itself in LA: Food Court Musical: Finally there's an outpost of the awesomely irreverent and clever Improv Everywhere here in LA, and we shared a video of their latest coup. Suddenly the Hot Dog on a Stick girl in the Food Court of the Baldwin Hills Mall starts to sing, and patrons find themselves in the middle of a big musical comedy number.
Know Your Space Invaders: A French artist known only as "Invader" is on a mission to put up ceramic tile images of the aliens from the video game Space Invaders all over the city, and we've got photographic evidence.
Big Gun and Dope Seizure Displayed in Torrance: Lots and lots of great pictures of the drugs, guns, and rebel literature (Anarchist Cookbook, Satanic Panic, anything with the words "improvised explosive" in the title) on display down in Torrance, as seized by the police.
Bob Saget Might Blow You(r mind): The comedian put on a high-energy show down in Anaheim this week. Proof that Bob Saget is imminently likable, and not Danny Tanner or "that video guy." To quote the review: "Don't let cardigans and vacuums be his legacy."
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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.