Results tagged “Lisa Brenner”

HGTV Just Bought The Brady Bunch House -- But Will The Restoration Include This Room?

This pending purchase of the Sherwood Schwartz sitcom exterior has not been without pop star controversy. Because why would it be?

Heat Hacks: How To Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

Hot hot help. It's a heatwave and we've got zero chill about finding you a cooling center. Here's a list of local resources and DIY tips from formerly warm people.

The Walkman Waketh: 3 Songs To Start Your Day

Happy birthday to a revolutionary rectangle.

You Definitely Have Questions About Housing. Ask Them

What do you want to know about this special hell known as the California housing market?

Morning Music That's Good For Your Soul(stice)

Please enjoy these pool-ready anti-jams.

Your Breakfast Sing-A-Long With The Sherman Brothers

On the menu: swinging Parisian cats, London's enchanted chimneys and the bold interiors of 1960s California ranch life.

TFW You Relaunch A Website And You Hope Someone Notices

This was almost a playlist of Julie Andrews and The Kinks. Maybe tomorrow.

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Desperately Seeking DNA: D.A. Wants Review Of Collection Ban

District Attorney Steve Cooley announced today that he sent a letter to CA Attorney General Kamala Harris urging her to seek a state Supreme Court review of the appellate ruling earlier this month that prohibits officials from collecting arrestee DNA samples, according to a news release.

Husband Of 'Real Housewifes Of Beverly Hills' Armstrong Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Russell Armstrong, the estranged husband of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Taylor Armstrong was found dead Monday evening at his home on Mulholland Drive, reports NPR. A spokesman from the Los Angeles County coroner says the cause of death was hanging and no suicide note was found. Armstrong was pronounced dead at 8:16 p.m.

Houston We Have A Refund: Tom Hanks Reportedly Pays Ticket Cost For 2 Unhappy 'Larry Crowne' Viewers

Allegedly, while filling up his car at a Pacific Palisades gas station, Hanks came face to face with a man and a woman who, "expressed disappointment at his latest film," according to the National Enquirer says the The Guardian.

No Carat Left Behind: Jewelry Dealer Robbed On The Way Home

Tustin police detectives are searching for a pair of jewel thieves who snatched $260,000 worth of sparklies from a jewelry dealer on the evening of June 9, according to KTLA.

Trying To Get To You: Elvis Presley Finds His Way Home At The '68 Comeback Special

Today's video lunch sends a big Aloha from Los Angeles to the pelvis that shook the world. Elvis Presley was found dead on this day in 1977 at the age of 42.

Santa Monica College, KCRW Lockdown Lifted After Report Of Gunman

After receiving a report of a gunman on campus, school officials at Santa Monica College locked down the campus, including the KCRW studios, for about one hour on Tuesday, according to NBC LA.

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Double Murder Manhunt: Chatsworth Suspect Believed Armed & Dangerous, Family Makes Plea

A manhunt continues for 43-year-old Brent D. Zubek, the suspect named in the Chatsworth double murder discovered by authorities in the 20400 block of Lassen Street, according to LA Now.

Prehistoric Vandalism: Elaborate Dinosaur Diorama Surrounds Cardiff Surfer Statue

Over the weekend, a Cardiff-by-the-sea statue named “Magic Carpet Ride,” -- informally referred to as the "Cardiff Kook" -- underwent another in a series of unapproved transformations at the hands of jokers or vandals or guerrilla artists or Miss Baker's 4th grade science class.

Like A Motherless Child: Richie Havens Opens Woodstock 42 Years Ago Today

Man, it was just like Woodstock. On this day in 1969, Max Yasgur rescued the future by allowing the Woodstock Music Festival to be held on his 600 acres in Bethel after permits in Woodstock (about 50 miles away) were denied. 50,000 people turned into 200,000 people that turned into nearly half a million people. You know the rest. Richie Havens started the rock rolling with the very first set around 5:00 p.m. Today's video lunch is going back to the garden.

Change For The Parking Meters: DTLA Parking Experiment Is Watching You

In an effort to improve the parking situation downtown, transportation officials have created an experimental "dynamic pricing" program called ExpressPark. The pilot program, approved Friday by the City Council, "seeks to impose some logic and radically change the way meter prices are set for more than 500,000 people who work or shop each day in the city's center," according to the L.A. Times.

Zsa Zsa Gabor Wears Pink Dress & Tiara For Her 25th Wedding Anniversary, Watches Party From Bed

Making good on his billboard invitation, Frederic Prinz von Anhalt threw his wife of 25 years a celeb-attended wedding anniversary party that she couldn't attend. Instead, Zsa Zsa Gabor, reportedly in a pink dress and tiara, watched the party from bed, says the Hollywood Reporter.

Airport Commissioner Found Dead In A Backyard Lounge Chair

A longtime commissioner of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority was found dead on Monday, "reclining in a lounge chair in the backyard of his Burbank home," according to the Valley Sun

Capybara Caper! The Bigfoot Of Rodents Spotted In California

A capybara, the world's largest rodent, was spotted at the Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant. "After surviving in the wild for years, including a run-in with a shotgun, the world's largest rodent is becoming somewhat of a legend in a Central California city," says NBC LA.

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Get Out: Roots Roadhouse 2, Ventura County Fair, Lucha Libre

Get Out! You've got your choice of masked wrestlers for free, a rodeo and fried food or an all day music fest in Echo Park.

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'Anonymous' Hackers Threaten To Show Fullerton PD 'As Much Mercy As Was Shown Kelly Thomas'

Hacker-activist group "Anonymous" has threatened retaliatory cyber attacks against the Fullerton Police Department over the death of Kelly Thomas, according to LA Now.

Motorist Shot Last Week In Silver Lake To Be Taken Off Life Support, Organs Donated

Juan David Vasquez Loma, the 25-year-old former employee of El Chavo and Garage Pizza who was shot in the head while driving on Silver Lake Boulevard last week, will be taken off life support and his organs donated, according to Echo Park Patch.

Spat Between Friends Turns Into A SWAT Standoff In Pasadena

An arguement between friends spun out of control at a Pasadena home early Sunday morning prompting a SWAT team intervention, according to CBS Local.

LA Story vs Bowfinger: I'll Have A Double-Decaf Cappuccino

We're serving a double stack of Steve Martin for today's video lunch in honor of the big guy's 66th birthday. Here are two uniquely Martinesque dead-on-balls-accurate documentary films about Los Angeles. PS if you're not regularly reading the banter between Steve Martin and Albert Brooks on Twitter, you are missing out.

Walking Green: LA Designer Creates $18,000 Flip Flop That Saves The Rainforest

Exciting and unaffordable news from the world of eco-fashion comes from LA-based Chipkos, a company that's boasting "the world's most expensive flip flop."

Art Heist! The Ritz-Carlton Robbed Of $250,000 Rembrandt In Marina Del Rey

A pen-and-ink drawing by Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn estimated to be worth approximately $250,000 vanished from the Ritz Carlton in Marina Del Rey on Saturday, said an LASD spokesman, according to LA Now.

Another Fatal Crash On Angeles Crest Highway, Death Toll = 4

Saturday afternoon's fatal car accident along a stretch of Angeles Crest Highway is the fourth death since the road reopened in June following repairs from the Station Fire, says LA Now.

Unholy Guacamole: Layer Dip Recall For Potential 'Avocado Pulp' Contamination

Don't dip! Fresh Food Concepts, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a variety of Layer Dip products containing guacamole over concerns that the avocados used may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the FDA.

Week Around The Ists

Check out links from across the ists-a-verse, from fence jumpers at Lollapalooza to porn of Jimmy "The Rent Is Too Damn High" McMillan to Shanghai's most vicious bus driver.

Anonymous Is Busy: BART & CA Traffic Safety Websites Hacked, Fullerton PD & Facebook Threatened

Though not exactly as expected, Anonymous, the organization that earlier threatened the Fullerton PD, came through on a threat to compromise the Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART) website on Sunday, says CNET.

Get Out: Pacific Festival, All-Night Cinespia, The Hudson Block Party, Craft Beer Crawl

The TV is broken so you best GET OUT! There's an all day brunctastic block party in WeHo, an all day dance fest in the OC, an all night movie marathon in the cemetery, and beer.

Burning Sensation: Prostitution 'Sting' Nets 16 Arrests In Castaic

Castaic, known for its beautiful lake, its proximity to Six Flags, and its ongoing prostitution problem, has hosted another Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department "John" sting around a heavily-trafficked area on Castaic Road, according to a LASD statement.

The Game May Not Be Having Fun: Rapper's Tweet Jams Sheriff Station Lines Causing Emergency Response Delays

Claiming a music internship opportunity, Charles Louboutin, The Game, tweeted the public help line number for the Compton Sheriff's Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to his nearly 580,000+ followers at 5:23 p.m. on Friday night prompting hours of calls and delaying emergency response service for incidents including "a missing person, a spousal assault, two robberies and a stolen car," according to a LASD statement.

TWIST! A Collection Of Alfred Hitchcock Cameo Appearances

The Master of Suspense celebrates his would-be birthday today and to honor the prince of psychological thrillers and the granddaddy of twist endings, today's video lunch is a delectable cornucopia of Alfred Hitchcock's legendary cameo appearances.

LAFD Responds To Morning Fire At L.A. Live Center

Firefighters and police responded at 10:30 a.m to a small fire set by a man on Saturday on the third floor the Marriott Hotel at the ‘L.A. Live’ center, according to CBS Local.

Double Murder In Chatsworth, Bodies Found Inside Home

Police are investigating two deaths in Chatsworth after the bodies of a man and woman were found inside a Chatsworth home on Saturday, says the Daily News.

Eat Brains: 4th Annual Charity SoCal Zombie Walk

Non-zombies, protect your brain bits Saturday! Hollywood Blvd is home court for the latest SoCal Zombie Walk. Zombies will be gathering in the courtyard of parking structure up the block from Geisha House at 1718 N.Cherokee Ave at 5:30 p.m. The march of zombification begins at 6:30 p.m.

A Tropical Dance Party In MacArthur Park

For the dance ready who aren't looking to haul their cookies all the way to the OC for Pacific Festival, or for those who simply prefer an urban park in which to boogie, this Saturday, dublab presents…HEATING UP: A TROPICAL DANCE PARTY at Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park from 6:30- 8:30 p.m.

Where The Cliffs Have No Homes: U2's The Edge Sues Over Malibu Mansions

U2's guitarist, The Edge (aka David Evans), has joined other property owners and is suing state regulators "after they rejected a proposal to build a cluster of mansions in Malibu," reports ABC Local. The National Park Service is also opposed to the project saying the development would "scar the expansive ridgeline

Toro! Red Bull Bandit Suspect Arrested In South Pasadena

South Pasadena police arrested suspected "Red Bull bandit" 21-year-old Eric Petrossian on Thursday believing he may be connected to a string of energy drink thefts in neighboring areas, according to Pasadena Sun.

LA Bus Stops & The Case Of The Disappearing Benches

You're not imagining things. The bus benches are disappearing. Norman Bench Advertising, the company that has provided and managed approximately 6,000 bus benches around Los Angeles for the past decade, began removing them last week when they were not awarded a new contract, according to the L.A. Times.

Graveyard Rocks: Harper Simon To Moderate Q&A During Cinespia 'Movies Til Dawn'

Cinespia goes all night Saturday, August 13 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery with dusk 'til dawn screenings of the D.A. Pennebaker directed Monterey Pop, Jimi Hendrix: A Documentary, rare concert footage, psychedelic animation, short documentaries and other trippy sights and sounds from 60s and 70s.

U Can't Touch This: MC Hammer Dances His Way To Safety At The Gathering Of The Juggalos

Put on your parachute pants for today's video lunch. Faring better than Tila Tequila who faced an assault of rocks and bottles during her performance at the Gathering of the Juggalos last year, MC Hammer both survived the show and did the Hammerdance last night essentially gyrating the crowd into submission. The signs were trying to tell us.

SSMF: Street Fest Set Times Announced, Mötley Crüe To Feature Tommy Lee's '360' Vertical Drum Roller Coaster

Sunset Boulevard will be shut down to traffic on Saturday August 20 between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard to accomodate the immense rock of the Sunset Strip Music Festival.

Teen Choice Awards 2011: Vampires, Surf Boards, Earplugs, Bieber

Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City was ground zero for the underage set yesterday as (a surprising number of celebrities and) teen idols turned up to walk the to blue carpet to an awards show that registered over 100,000 million votes. Ashton Kutcher stopped by on his way to go fishing, Justin Bieber showed how much he needs a belt, will.i.am wore a plastic head piece that looked exactly like his actual hair and so. much. screaming. happened. for. vampires.

Last Gay Holocaust Survivor Has Died

Rudolpf Brazda, the last surviving man "to be sent to a Nazi concentration camp because of his homosexuality", has died at the age of 98, according to the Jewish Journal.

Who Else Wants To See A Terrifying Map Of Pedestrian Deaths In Los Angeles?

The advocacy coalition Transportation for America has analyzed and mapped almost ten years of pedestrian death data across the country and released a report, Dangerous By Design 2011, that ranks Los Angeles the 27th Most Dangerous metropolitan area for pedestrians.

LAPD 'Significantly' Expands Search For Grim Sleeper Victims, 230 Unsolved Cases Being Reviewed

In an effort to identify additional victims of the Grim Sleeper serial killer, Los Angeles Police Department detectives "have significantly widened the number of cases they are reviewing", and are currently examining 230 unsolved killings and missing persons cases dating back to the 1970s, says the LA Times.

A Sad Collage Of Missing Cats In Echo Park

Recently, Flash went missing, and after an exhaustive search and thorough postering of the area, the "gruesome discovery" of Flash's leg was found in the street by a neighbor. Coyotes.

Phish Debuts '50 Ways To Leave Your Lover' Cover At The Hollywood Bowl

It will be hard not to inhale today's video lunch. In their first Los Angeles show since 2003, Phish held a curfew-conscious concert at the Hollywood Bowl on Monday night. It was both their venue debut, and the debut of Paul Simon's "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" cover featuring Jon Fishman on lead vocals and drums from his front & center mini-kit setup. Also there was a moment of feedback. Another first at the Hollywood Bowl (at least for this concert-goer).

'Kid' From Kid n' Play Arrested By LAPD?

47-year-old Christopher "Kid" Reid, the hi-top fade half of the 80s and 90s hip hop duo Kid n' Play, was reportedly arrested Tuesday morning at his home in Los Angeles, says TMZ.

Smuggler's Capsized Panga Washes Ashore In Palos Verdes

It's a big week for smuggling and it's only Tuesday. The discovery of a capsized "smugglers' boat" in the surf near Palos Verdes Estates has prompted an investigation, says the Daily Breeze. On Sunday, three suspected smugglers were arrested on a small boat off Newport Beach after hurling packages into the ocean.

Elmo Tells Dudamel How To Get... How To Get To Sesame Street

Charo, look out. The guest star of honor getting all the attention today is LA Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel who will be making an appearance in the upcoming 42nd season of Sesame Street.

And The Wooden Gavel Goes To... Golden Globes Rights Case Goes To Trial

This morning, a U.S. District Court Judge ruled that the dispute between the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and long-standing Golden Globes producer, Dick Clark Productions, should go to trial over "the issue of rights to the Golden Globes franchise," says Deadline Hollywood.

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Boat Bust: Suspected Drug Smugglers Toss Packages In Ocean Near Newport Beach

Three Mexican nationals suspected of drug smuggling were arrested aboard a boat off Newport Beach on Sunday after being spotted by lifeguards, according to authorities. The 25-foot panga, reported stolen in Mexico, was reportedly headed to Huntington State State park when it was seized by police, according to ABC Local.

New Inmate Dies After Falling Ill, Autopsy Pending

A recent inmate who fell ill at the Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles and was taken to County-USC Medical Center, has died. An autopsy is pending, according to the LA Times.

Driver Shot In Silver Lake Worked At 2 Local Businesses, Road Rage Likely Motive

The motorist shot in the face around 5:00 a.m. Sunday while driving in the 1400 block of Silver Lake Boulevard, has been identified as David Vasquez, a delivery man for Garage Pizza and also an employee of El Chavo, according to KTLA.

LA Vintage Footage: Bad Boys In The 1950s

Today's video lunch is a strange footage feast of anti-climactic 'bad' behavior. Although the clips go nowhere and nothing 'bad' really seems to happen it's more than worth the watch for the local landscape, cars, hairdos and, of course, gas price signage.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Wears 'I SURVIVED MARIA' T-Shirt Out For A Bike Ride

Arnold Schwarzenegger finally answered a big one. Question: When does a fashion faux pas become a fashion F-you? Answer: When a husband wears a t-shirt out in public that says "I SURVIVED MARIA" with the dates of their marriage written on the back while attempting to settle divorce proceedings with his betrayed wife who discovered he fathered a child with another woman.

West Nile Virus In LA County Confirmed, 2 Men Hospitalized

The first human cases of West Nile Virus in LA County this year have been confirmed by health officials. Both victims, described as "middle-aged males who have preexisting health conditions", have been hospitalized and are recovering, according to the Department of Public Health.

Angeleno Heights Sees First Million Dollar House Sale Since May 2010

A 123-year-old Victorian in Angeleno Heights at the corner Kellam Avenue and West Edgeware Road has joined the neighborhood's "million dollar house club," with a $1.1 million sale last month, according to The Eastsider LA.

LA Bands Say Goodbye To Lollapalooza 2011: Best Coast, Cold War Kids, Daedalus, Lord Huron, 12th Planet

Lollapalooza 2011 saw a rainy end to the festival on Sunday August 7. LA artists Best Coast, Cold War Kids, Daedalus, Lord Huron, 12th Planet, and Little Hurricane braved the inclement weather to give a damp, yet hearty, adios to Chicago.

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Get Out: Taste Of San Pedro, OC Fair Blues, Teen Choice Awards

Get Out! There's a celeb-heavy televised teen invasion at Universal, fancy beer horses and the blues at the OC Fair and take the last bites of the Taste of San Pedro.

Driver Shot In The Face On Silver Lake Boulevard

At about 5:00 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of Silver Lake Boulevard near Scott Street, a motorist in his 20s crashed his truck into a parked car after he was shot in the face through the driver's side window of his vehicle, according to KTLA.

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Rock-A-Bye Baby: Wee Hours 3.1 Magnitude Mini Quake To Soothe You To Sleep

A shallow 3.1 magnitude earthquake may have shaken up parts of northern LA County when it hit at 2:16 a.m. on Sunday, according to the USGS.

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.

Motorist Flees DtLA Scene After Crashing Into Three Pedestrians

More deplorable behavior on the roadways comes in the form of a suspected hit-and-run driver that stuck "three pedestrians and a parked car in Downtown Los Angeles Sunday morning, said authorities," according to NBC LA. The accidents began around 3:00 a.m. near 11th Street and Hill Street. Responding firefighters found the victims in an alley at the scene.

Only Bad Witches Are Ugly: Happy Birthday Billie Burke

Billie Burke, known to many as Glinda the Good Witch of the North from the Wizard of Oz, has taught us many valuable lessons. Today's video lunch is a reminder that sometimes witches are cryptic, sometimes they have answers they won't tell you, and sometimes they condone murder as long as you get a rad pair of shoes.

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Kayaker

Marc Cross, an experienced 53-year-old kayaker, set out from Newport Beach on Wednesday and did not return. On Saturday night, the Coast Guard suspended its search along the SoCal coast, according to LA Now.

LA Bands Bust Up Day 2 At Lollapalooza 2011: Fitz & The Tantrums, Local Natives, Grouplove, Glitch Mob

Lollapalooza 2011 kept on trucking Saturday August 6 with another big day for LA homegrowns and transplants including Fitz & The Tantrums, Local Natives, Glitch Mob and more. Today's video lunch is a little bitty dance party for your digestion.

Ed Begley Jr. Attempts To Build 'No Impact' Home In Studio City

Although he proved he could turn a 1936 energy vortex into a green paradise, new challenge await at his new location near the Los Angeles River. First Begley is going to take down the existing home, and then start from scratch to achieve a "net zero", LEED-platinum dwelling.

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off PV Coast

Another small earthquake rattled today, measuring 3.2 magnitude and a little bit closer to home. The latest shake happened at 12:25 on Sunday of the Palos Verdes coast in the Channel Islands region, according to the USGS.

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Get Out: HARD Summer, Historic Filipinotown Festival, Korean BBQ Cook-Off

Get Out! Today is all about feeding your senses (and stomach) in anticipation of a nearly all-night dance party downtown.

Why It's Dangerous To Use Gasoline To Clean Things: OC House Explodes

Six people were hospitalized and ten others displaced after an explosion and fire in Stanton on Friday night, according to ABC Local. The single-story home on the 10000 block of Sycamore Street was "engulfed in flames and smoke" when Orange County Fire Authority units arrived at the scene.

Another Sand Tunnel Collapses, Boy Buried Alive At OC Beach

Another boy has been buried alive at an OC beach, "but he's expected to be OK," according to ABC Local. The 10-year-old boy had been digging at Sunset Beach when the tunnel caved in.

Body Of Hormiz David Found, Rangers Continue Search For 2 More Yosemite Falls Victims

Rangers at Yosemite National Park have recovered the body of Hormiz David, a 22-year-old from Modesto, who died after being swept over a 317 foot waterfall with two other hikers on July 19, according to a National Park Service news release.

LA Bands Break The Seal At Lollapalooza 2011: Foster The People, Delta Spirit, OK Go, Skrillex, A Perfect Circle

Chicago's Lollapalooza 2011 kicked off three days of rock revelry on Friday, August 5 with a huge showing by some of LA's hottest homegrowns and transplants including Foster The People, OK Go, Delta Spirit, Skrillex, A Perfect Circle and more. Today's video lunch buzzes, tinkles, claps, whammies, and goes wub wub wub all the way home.

Chief Called To Resign, Hundreds Protest At Fullerton Police Station Over Homeless Man's Violent Death

Hundreds of protesters swarmed the Fullerton Police Department on Saturday to express public outrage over the death of 37-year-old Kelly Thomas, a homeless man who died "after an altercation with six police officers," says LA Now.

Waterfall Warning: Hiker Dies In Eaton Canyon Accident, Second Fatality This Week

Emergency crews responded Saturday morning to another hiker who fell near a popular waterfall in Eaton Canyon, according to KTLA. This is the second second fatality this week in Eaton Canyon.

Happy Birthday To The World Wide Web! Only One More Year 'Til You Can Drink Legally

Happy 20th Birthday, Web! On August 6, 1991, MIT professor, computer scientist and physicist Tim Berners-Lee posted a brief summary of his World Wide Web project on the alt.hypertext newsgroup, essentially going public with the schematics for the flux capacitor which makes time-travel possible in this DeLorean we now know as the Internet.

A Day In California: Husband And Wife Shoot 10,000 Photos For Tilt Shift / Time Lapse Video

10,000 photos + 1.5 years = A Day in California. Filmmaker Ryan Killackey and his wife photographed Southern California's lakes, oceans, mountains, deserts, hot air balloons, trains, freeways, skylines, city lights, water parks and waterfalls to compose a beautiful time lapse / tilt shift short film.

Reach Out And Touch No One: Phonehenge Demolition Begins

The "ornate maze" of buildings in Acton was ordered to come down by a judge, and for violating a dozen or so building codes, the development's eccentric visionary, Alan Kimble Fahey, may be required to perform community service.

Stabbing Death On A South Gate Bike Trail, Suspect Sketch Released

The body of 50-year-old Francisco Rivera was found stabbed to death on a "popular and well travelled" bicycle trail along the LA River in South Gate, and investigators are asking the public for help in locating the suspect, according to a LASD news release.

Nature vs. Domesticated Nature: Coyotes Kill Dog Near Braille Institute

There have been several coyotes sightings by area residents who are concerned about the safety of their children, local blind students, and pets. Teachers at the Braille Institute are worried that coyotes may "clash with guide dogs."

Mine, Mine, Not Mine: Burglary Victims Find Stolen Stuff Listed On Craigslist, Deputies Find Drugs Inside Seller's Home

A firearm, computers, and tattoo equipment were stolen from a Lancaster home during a burglary in late June. About a month later, the burglary victims, while browsing Craigslist in an attempt to replace their missing goods, saw what they thought to be their stolen tattoo equipment for sale, according to a news release.

Hissy Fit: Mattel Ordered To Pay $309M In Bratz Doll Debacle

Trade secrets. Hired gumshoes. Spying. Lying. Stealing. Millions of dollars. Dolls. Welcome to the ongoing battle of Barbie vs. Bratz, or, more legitimately, the war between MGA Entertainment and Mattel Inc.

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out: 'LA Light' Stunning Time Lapse Video

It's important to slowly and mindfully chew today's video lunch for full digestion benefits. Los Angeles is quietly commandingly and beautifully soothing in this time lapse video shot with multiple cameras and lenses and "various DIY contraptions" according to filmmaker Colin Rich.

LAPD Hosts 'National Night Out' Events Across The Region

National Night Out (NNO), the country's annual nighttime anti-crime time, has been a community-based national effort in crime prevention since 1984. What started as 2.5 million people in 400 communities across 23 states has grown into 37 million people in 15, 100 communities from all 50 states by last year's count.

Tesla Teases With Video Of Pre-Production Model S

The electric car super geniuses at Tesla Motors have released a sneak peek video of its pre-production Model S Alpha having a go around a test course. Tesla teases with test footage showing showing little more than sleek sportiness silently skimming the surface of the track, reports Auto Week.

2 Hurt In Accident At Amtrak Train Yard

Two workers were injured at an Amtrak train yard near downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday, according the the Associated Press. The workers were reportedly "on a rolling work cart that got caught between two moving trains. The cart was destroyed."

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