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A Ciclavia Style Event Is Coming To The SGV

626 Golden Streets will be closing streets from 9am to 4pm in Alhambra, San Gabriel, and South Pasadena for people to walk, jog, skate, bike, and play.

Searching For China's Most Famous Noodle Dishes In The San Gabriel Valley

L.A. has the broadest, deepest Chinese restaurant scene in the country. But does it have all of these noodles?

San Gabriel Valley's Mandarin Radio Wars Are Heating Up

Can upstart URadio capitalize on shifting demographics to unseat behemoth KAZN?

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Arrested In Possible DUI Crash That Killed Three

The incident happened on the 605 Freeway in Whittier.

Video: Watch The Last Arch Of The Sixth Street Bridge Get Taken Down

To paraphrase the wise Sting: If you love something, set it free.

One Of The 6th Street Bridge's Arches Will Live On In A Park

The arch will be incorporated into eight acres of landscaping located near the bridge.

Video: One Final Ride On The 6th Street Bridge

One last ride to say goodbye.

Demolition Of The 6th Street Viaduct Begins

Crews started knocking it down early this morning.

626 Night Market Launches Street Food Fest In Santa Monica

A new street food festival with music, art, booze and more is heading to Santa Monica next week.

Photo: This Man Is Driving With Sun Shades On His Front Windshield

It's not every day you see someone driving on the freeway with sun shades attached to the front windshield.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Driver Charged With 6 Murders In Wrong-Way Crash On 60 Freeway

A woman accused of driving drunk on the wrong side of the freeway and causing a nasty head-on crash that took the lives of six people has been charged with murder.

626 Night Market Brings Southeast Asian Street Food Downtown

The popular 626 Night Market, which is now in its third year, will be coming into the city center for several events this summer.

A Bus Full of People Caught on Fire on the 605 Freeway

Forty passengers had to run for safety when a bus caught on fire in Norwalk Saturday night. The bus pulled off the 605 freeway at Imperial Highway and pulled over for riders to escape as flames shot out from the windows.

2013 Primetime Emmy Awards: Complete List of Winners

The complete winners list of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Liveblogging The 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards

Join us as we liveblog the Emmys!

Emmy Producer Defends Widely Dissed 'In Memoriam' Tributes

Did you enjoy the Emmys' new approach to memorializing stars we lost this year? If so, you're in the minority.

Photo: Emmys Host Neil Patrick Harris Personally Rolls Out The Red Carpet

Wow, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences sure makes their awards show hosts work: Today Neil Patrick Harris, emcee of the upcoming telecast for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, did the dirty work of personally rolling out the red carpet at L.A. Live.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at The Creative Arts Emmys

This is where the year in TV's best guest stars, reality show hosts, sound mixers, 'cewebrities,' and cameramen mingle and celebrate their applauded achievements.

Tour Bus Crash In Irwindale Injures 50, Shuts Down 210 Freeway [UPDATED]

As many as 50 people were injured when a tour bus overturned on the side of the eastbound 210 Freeway in Irwindale around 10 a.m. this morning.

405 Alert: Brace For 'Bridge Bash' This Weekend

405 drivers, prepare for "Bridge Bash," which will shut down parts of the freeway from Saturday, August 17 to Sunday, August 18.

626 Night Market To Create World's Largest (And Maybe Most Expensive) Boba

The custom-made cup will hold 2,500 cups of a standard 16 oz. boba drinks.

Woman Saves Kitten Tossed Out Of Car On Freeway

A Good Samaritan came to the rescue of an 8-week-old kitten thrown out a car window on the 60 Freeway Wednesday.

Maria Shriver Is Pissed '60 Minutes' Didn't Contact Her Before Their Arnold Schwarzenegger Interview

Tomorrow "60 Minutes" plans on airing an interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger on his upcoming tell-all book that includes juicy details about his love child with his maid Mildred Baena. One person who is pretty pissed about the interview is Maria Shriver.

626 Night Market Expands And Heads To Santa Anita Park

The 626 Night Market is heading east to Arcadia and expanding to become a 2-night event next month. The third 626 Night Market will be heading from near Pasadena City Hall to the infield area of the Santa Anita Racetrack on Saturday October 20 and Sunday October 21.

10-Car Crash on 60 Freeway Leaves Two Injured

A crash on the 60 Freeway involving as many as 10 cars left at least two people injured this morning and caused three westbound lanes of the freeway to close, reports City News Service.

Gallery: Pasadena's 626 Night Market Worked Out The Kinks

The first 626 Night Market held in Pasadena last April ended up being way too popular for its own good. But attendees who dared to brave the market last night were happy to report that the organizers were prepared for the enthusiastic masses this time.

It's Back! 626 Night Market Will Return to Pasadena July 28

It's baaaaack: the 626 Night Market will be returning to Pasadena for the second time. The first night market in Southern California—based on an institution in many Asian countries—premiered in April but it ended up being too popular for its own good.

Prepare Yourselves: The 626 Night Market Wants to Return

On the one hand, last week's 626 Night Market ended up being a nightmare. On the other hand, the market was a massive success. When the organizers came up with the idea for the event, their biggest problem was trying to convince vendors that it would be worth it for them to come out and sell their food and wares to the crowd.

Was the 626 Night Market a 626 Nightmare?

Last night was the inaugural night of the 626 Night Market in Pasadena. It looks like it turned out to be kind of a mess based on the many people who complained about it on Facebook, Twitter, Yelp and just about any other online platform we could find.

L.A.'s First Asian Night Market Pops Up April 14

The Night Market is an institution in many Asian countries, and now SoCal will get a taste of the after-sunset food and fun thanks to the 626 Night Market which is popping up for one night only this month in Pasadena.

Commuters Rejoice! The Westbound 60 Freeway Is Finally Reopened, Eastbound Side TBA

The westbound side of the 60 freeway is finally open after a trucker tank exploded into an inferno on Wednesday, causing structural damage to the overpass and headaches for commuters.

Sorry, Drivers: 60 Freeway Likely Closed Until Saturday

Work to bring down the Paramount Boulevard bridge, damaged in a tanker truck fire, will continue into the weekend, say Cal Trans officials, scrapping earlier plans to get the busy section of the 60 Freeway in Montebello open on Friday.

Hit-and-Run Crash on 605 Leaves One Dead

One man was killed after a hit-and-run crash on the 605 freeway at about 5:30 this morning. City News Service reports that the crash, which involved multiple vehicles including a taxi, happened on the northbound side of the freeway just south of Imperial Highway. The victim, who is in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. A description of the hit-and-run vehicle hasn't been released, nor has the man's name.

City Considers Replacing the Crumbling 6th Street Bridge

The days of the iconic, double-arched 6th Street bridge that stretches across the Los Angeles River are numbered. Now the city council is trying to figure out how to replace the bridge built in 1932 — and whether to shut it down before an earthquake does the job.

Drunk Driver Crashes SUV On Freeway, Overturns Horse Trailer Trapping Two Animals

Officials say a drunk man was arrested Saturday after crashing his SUV on 60 Freeway, according to ABC Local. The man was towing a horse trailer at the time of the crash causing it to overturn, trapping inside two horses.

Facebook Facelift: New 'Profile Pages' Tomorrow, Or Now

Mark Zuckerberg’s tonight appearance on 60 Minutes coincides with tomorrow's debut of Facebook's new Profile Pages. According to Mashable, "the oft-forgotten 'Poke' has been moved" to the top of the page and is located, "next to a more visible 'Message' button." Photo placement and ad sizes have also been tweaked. The most substantial change is the relocation of tabs like 'Wall' and 'Info' to the left of the page under the profile photo.

Legislature Names Section of 60 Freeway in Honor of Bobby Salcedo

Bobby Salcedo was well known in El Monte. The 33-year-old Mountain View High School graduate was an assistant principal and school board member before he was kidnapped and shot execution style on New Year's Day in Gomez Palacio, Mexico. Now signs along the 60 Freeway between Monterey Park and Rosemead mark the porition as the Roberto "Bobby" Salcedo Memorial Highway, according to the Whittier Daily News. "We have all been touched by Bobby's story...

Some SGV Residents Don't Want High Speed Rail Route Through Community

Image of California High Speed Rail line traveling along freeway (via CHSRA) Residents in some San Gabriel Valley cities are voicing opposition to a high speed rail route that could cut through their communities near the 60 or 10 Freeways, according to the Star-News. The California High Speed Rail Project was approved by voters in 2008, and "will add 800 miles of new rail lines through the state," for a $45-billion price tag. Though...

Car Chase from Redlands Heads into Long Beach [Updated]

Welcome to the first day of Summer. Currently in pursuit is one that began all the way in Redlands in San Bernardino County, heading westbound on the 10, and has made it's way to northbound 405 freeway via the 605 freeway, according to KCAL9-TV and live streaming from KTLA. The suspect was allegedly involved in an armed-robbery. Update: The suspect exited the freeway onto the streets of Long Beach. The chase ended at the...

TV Junkie at the 69th Annual Peabody Awards

We went to the 69th Annual Peabody Awards held at the historic Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York yesterday to see 36 recipients pick up the awards that they were chosen for in 2009. The Peabodys are interesting as they narrow the recipients down to any number of winners from over 1000 submissions - see the complete list of recipients here. The recipients can be in virtually any medium, from the web to film, but...

TV Junkie: 'Chuck' Flashmobs Organizing; Conan on '60 Minutes'; Alice Waters on Martha

"Chuck" fans will be uniting to flashmob various cities this Monday. "Chuck" fans should know that a fansite is organizing flashmobs in an attempt to save the show this Monday. The cities to be mobbed are (at least): San Diego, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Seattle. Nothing yet planned for LA but if you like the show, spread the word to your friends in the target cities. --- As LAist reported earlier this week, Conan O'Brien...

Nighttime Freeway Closures on the 10, 605 Freeways This Week

The 405 freeway may be headed to three years of this kind of stuff, but the 10 and 605 freeways are getting some love, too. A $175 million project, expected to debut in winter of 2012, will bring carpool lanes in each direction of the 10 Freeway between the 605 and Puente Avenue. Caltrans warning to expect lane, ramp and even some full freeway closures through Saturday morning, mostly along the 605 this week....

Brush Fire Breaks Out in Diamond Bar, Arson Speculated

A large fire this afternoon is burning right next to homes in Diamond Bar, about one-half mile from the 60 freeway, reports KABC-TV. It began around 11:45 a.m. Because there are several different start points, the word "arson" is being thrown around a lot, but not by officials. There are no evacuations at this point and no reports of damage or injuries. Update: The cause of the fires might be from a pickup truck....

Diamond Bar Brush Fire Appears to be Started by Pickup Truck

It appears that this afternoon's fast-moving fire in Diamond Bar was not caused intentionally, but by a pickup truck that had a small fire its bed. One story is that an burning debris was flying out of the bed of the truck, unbeknownst to the driver and passenger. Another is that a faulty cadyilac converter was sending sparks out from under the truck, according to KCAL-TV. Nevertheless, the truck and people inside have been...

LAst Night's Action: No Games for LA

James McDonald the favorite to be the fifth starter for the Dodgers. The Dodgers come home for an exhibition game Thursday night against the Angels. AP Photo/Ed Andrieski Notable Notes And just like that the Dodgers finish up their stay at Camelback Ranch. Clayton Kershaw got lit up by the A's giving up seven runs on seven hits with two walks and a strikeout as the Dodgers lose 9-5. The Dodgers have two more...

Overturned Truck Closes EB 210 in Azusa, Traffic Backed up to Pomona

Traffic snarled in the San Gabriel Valley for at least 10 miles after a big rig tanker truck early this morning filpped over blocking all lanes of the eastbound 210 Freeway. At approximately 5:41 a.m., a call came in reporting the incident at Azusa Ave. which appears to be a solo crash with no injuries. The truck is carrying 50,000 pounds of liquid asphalt material and some of it has spilled out, said California Highway Patrol Office Francisco Villalobos over the phone. A small amount of diesel fuel also leaked.

CHP Officer Killed While Directing Traffic on Slick Roads

A rookie 29-year-old California Highway Patrol officer is reported to have died after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic and laying out flares at the scene of a previous accident. The crash, reported at 4:20 a.m. happened on the 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights when a vehicle struck one of the disabled vehicles that subsequently hit the officer. He was transported to a hospital where he later died this morning, leaving behind a...

Boyle Heights Fire Smokes Traffic*

Photo by Callie Miller/LAist A fire starting in a one story commercial building around 5:45 p.m. this evening added to this afternoon's rush hour traffic, with both 6th and 7th Street bridges closed and traffic being diverted to side streets. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the building at 2285 E. Jesse St. that was engulfed in a "heavy" fire that caused one of the three arch truss roofs to fail. 90 firefighters...

I-5/605 Closed Due to Suspicious Package*

*Update: The freeways have been reopened, according to KNX, after police either did not find any package or confirmed it was not a threat.For the second time in recent weeks, a major freeway is closed down because of a suspicious package. KNX1070 is reporting on air that both the 5 and 605 freeways are closed in a 2-mile radius from the epicenter of the junction. Traffic is backing up from five to twenty miles...

6th Street Bridge Collision Injures 9

The scene on the 6th Street Bridge at 4:10pm this afternoon Ron Meyers of the LAFD reported this afternoon that a collision took place on the 6th Street Bridge downtown around 3:30pm and left nine injured. Plumes of smoke could be seen from a distance immediately following the collision. Three involved in the accident sustained critical injuries, six sustained minor injuries and all parties were taken to local hospitals. The bridge was closed for...

Medical Marijuana in California, 11 Years Later

On Sunday, 60 Minutes updated their story from September on California Proposition 215 and Medical Marijuana in a 12-minute news report, saying the law became victim to the the law of unintended consequences.For one thing, the federal government still views marijuana, medical or otherwise, as illegal and has been cracking down on dispensaries that sell it. For another, it's clear there are legions of people buying medical marijuana for the sole purpose of getting high....

TV Junkie: Weekend Edition

Grab a beer friends, we survived the week. I still got hours of junk Tivo'd that I'm supposed to watch but on the calendar it says it's Friday and that's a great thing. Late night TV is super busy tonight, check it out: a free Paris Hilton, Michael Douglas, Seth Myers, Jenny McCarthy. Also, LeBron James is on SNL tomorrow - have a great weekend. 5:00pm-11:00pm Body Switcharoo Marathon TCM - A rock block of...

Extra, Extra - Elvira Arellano Arrested; Jaywalking Tickets Given To Skid Row Schizophrenics

See the 1995 60 Minutes segment about the horrendous Red Line subway construction. Apparently, in democracy you cannot run against your boss' political allies without getting fired. That's what happened when city councilman Ed Reyes fired his office manager after she lost the 2005 election to Jose Huizar. She sued. She won. All the Wilshire Blvd. bus lane info you could want. The Zaca wildfire has been going for a month and now Governor...

LA Wins 4 of 12 Worst Bottlenecks in the US

With one-third of the worst freeway junctions in this land o' freedom according to Forbes Magazine, somehow, this city still runs. It must be due to the fact that Los Angeles is economically successful: that is, if we go by the theory of economist Anthony Downs who said in the Washington Post that more economic activity equals more cars and more driving. He continues to say that "congestion will remain a fact of life...

TV Junkie: Weekend Edition

A Word or 48: The weekend might be there for watching some sports on TV. Other than the baseball there's the Monaco Grand Prix (Speed) on Sunday, as well as cycling's Giro d'Italia (Versus). For kicks, if you are truly desperate, watch Hudson Hawk in Spanish on KVEA on Saturday at 9 p.m. Tonight - Friday - June 1, 2007 Orioles @ Angels (Fox Sports, 7:00 p.m.) The Henry Rollins Show (IFC, 8:00 p.m.)...

TV Junkie: Conan in SF for the Week; Dinosaur, Jr. on Letterman; De La Hoya on Leno

A Word or 36: 60 Minutes was interesting what with alleged ratfink George Tenet telling us all the things he should have been telling us years ago, when it would have mattered, when we could have done something about it. Tonight - Monday - April 30th, 2007 D'backs @ Dodgers (PRIME, 7:00 p.m.) How I Met Your Mother/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Two and a Half Men/The King of Queens (CBS, 8-10:00 p.m.) Two...

TV Junkie: Weekend Edition

Tonight - Friday - January 26th, 2007 Paris (the City) Marathon - Paris, When It Sizzles / An American In Paris / To Paris, With Love (TCM, 5:00 p.m.) A mental vacation for you. Winter X Games (ESPN, 6:30 p.m.) Skiing, men's Superpipe final, Snowmobile SnoCross Women's Final - the Australian Open (ESPN2, 6:30 p.m.) It's Sharapova vs Serena Kings @ Canucks (PRIME, 7:00 p.m.) Charlie Rose (PBS, 11:30 p.m.) Oscar nominees Dame Helen...

A Year In Memoriam: TV & Movie Players Who Went Into the Light in 2006

Some people have already been eulogized here on LAist, for example, Robert Altman, so I've done my best not to repeat anyone who has been mentioned recently. As someone who studied film in college, I always try to look over and remember people who changed the industry, improved their art, or who changed/improved me. This is by no means a comprehensive list, and I'm sure I've missed some people. Feel free to add and...

TV Junkie: Timberlake on SNL; Lots of NFL on Sunday, Lots; "Survivor" Finale on Sunday Night!

Weekend Edition Tonight - Saturday "Sunset Boulevard" (TCM, 5:00 p.m.) The movie about the fickleness of stardom in Hollywood. It's somehow beyond a classic. "American Movie" (IFC, 6:15 p.m.) The movie about self-financed redneck-geek movie maker Mark Borchardt's project "Coven", pronounced "koh-vehn" Ducks @ Sharks (KDOC, 7:30 p.m.) Didn't these guys just play each other a couple days ago? Are there only 3 or 4 teams in the NHL? Stars @ Kings (Fox Sports,...

TV Junkie: Rudolph; TV On the Radio; Lots of B-ball; Nigella

Tonight - Friday "NBA Basketball" (PRIME, 5:00 p.m.) Clippers @ Spurs "NBA Basketball" (Fox Sports, 7:30 p.m.) Hawks @ Lakers "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) Yup, the original, with Burl Ives -- come on misfits, tune in! "Primetime" (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) Diane Sawyer visits North Korea "Battlestar Galactica" (Sci Fi, 9:00 p.m.) New episode! "Charlie Rose" (PBS, 11:30 p.m.): journalist John F. Burns, Stephen Colbert(!!), billionaire Anthony O'Reilly "The Tonight Show With...

TV Junkie: Weekend Edition - K-Fed on "1 vs 100"; Danny Kaye on TCM; Obama on Leno

Lots of cross-town and intrastate rivalry in sports this weekend but precious little else. If you like dogs, check out the dog show on Discovery Saturday and Sunday Tonight - Friday "White Christmas" (TCM, 5:00 p.m.) Miracle Legion had it right about the wish to be Danny Kaye, a whole night of his flicks on TCM including "Wonder Man" and "Up In Arms" "Ice Wars 2006: USA vs The World" (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) US...

TV Junkie: Thanksgiving Weekend - Pick at the Carcass of Extended Weekend Programming

Weekend Edition Friday - Today "The 7th Voyage of Sinbad" (TCM, 5:00 p.m.) An evening of stop-action animation starts with this one followed by "Jason and the Argonauts" and "Mysterious Island" "NHL Hockey" (5:30 p.m.) Kings @ Stars "NBA Basketball" (KCAL, 6:00 p.m.) Lakers @ Jazz "College Football" (ESPN2, 6:00 p.m.) Fresno State @ Louisiana Tech "College Basketball" (PRIME, 7:30 p.m.) Long Beach State @ USC "Ghost Whisperer/Close To Home/NUMB3RS" (CBS, 8-11:00 p.m.) All...

TV Junkie: Weekend Edition - Football Up the Yin-Yang; A Coupla Movies; 60 Minutes

Friday Night "The Odessa File" (TCM, 5:00 p.m.) TCM presents an evening of spy movies starting with "The Odessa File", followed by "The Quiller Memorandum" "NHL Hockey" (PRIME, 7:00 p.m.) Blackhawks @ Ducks "NBA Basketball" (Fox Sports, 7:30 p.m.) Raptors @ Lakers "Ice-T's Rap School" (VH1, 9 p.m.) Season finale. "Real Time with Bill Maher" (HBO, 11 p.m.) Season finale. "Charlie Rose" (PBS, 11:30 p.m.): The Dixie Chicks and others, well, not other chicks,...