October 31, 2014
WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Approximately 500,000 people, many sporting wild costumes, are expected to attend tonight’s West Hollywood’s Halloween Carnaval, billed by organizers as the world’s largest Halloween festivity. The carnaval will run from 6 to 11 p.m. on Santa Monica Boulevard between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard. Children and pets are […]
TOP LAWest NEWS
October 31, 2014
Expect delays on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu today, October 31, and tomorrow, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Caltrans will close one northbound lane on PCH from Puerco Canyon to Corral Canyon to clear vegetation from the shoulder. ...
October 31, 2014
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles City Council today will honor outgoing County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, whose 40-year political career also included a 20-year stint on the council. Councilman Paul Koretz will host a presentation...
October 31, 2014
From costume balls to pumpkin patches, LAWestMedia’s expert events editor, Christopher Burnett, rounded up some cool things to do this Halloween holiday on the Westside and Westside-adjacent. Second Annual Santa Monica Zombie...
October 30, 2014
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A residents group filed a lawsuit today against the city and county of Los Angeles, alleging public officials have allowed dangerous conditions and nuisance problems to continue in Venice by failing to enforce no-camping rules...
Modo Mio has been a welcome dining destination for all of us Palisadians for many years. With its excellent Italian cuisine and calm rustic décor, the setting invites you to relax and enjoy the aromas wafting into the dining room from the...
MALIBU, CA – Forty-four of the 63 restaurants in the City of Malibu were named on the Bay Foundation’s annual Clean Bay Restaurant List, highlighting the community’s strong commitment to protecting the environmental health of Malibu’s...
POLICE & FIRE INSIDER
October 27, 2014
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A clothes dryer caused a fire to ignite in the walls of a hillside house in [...]
October 26, 2014
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Firefighters were able to put out a stubborn fire at a Pacific Palisades home, which began [...]
October 24, 2014
PACIFIC PALISADES (CNS) – A fire burning in heavy brush in Brentwood was under control this morning but not yet knocked [...]
October 23, 2014
The California Highway Patrol is reporting a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Coastline. Officers are [...]
A veritable parade of breachesChris Woo
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Westside WhineLaurie Rosenthal, editor LAWestmedia.com
A diversion from the status quoZev Yaroslavsky
Bad idea banning pier anglingHeal the Bay
The end of the plastic bag in L.A.Kirsten James, Heal the Bay
slow down growthLaurie Rosenthal
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LAWest ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
October 28, 2014
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A city panel today will consider a proposed extension of a fee waiver for film productions shot on city property, together with a package of other measures aimed at combating runaway production and making it easier for crews to shoot in Los Angeles. The Ad Hoc Committee on Film […]
WESTSIDE REAL ESTATE
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The City Council yesterday scheduled a November 12 vote on whether to force banks and mortgage lenders to pay a proposed $356 fee to cover inspections of vacant homes, as part of the city’s efforts to prevent blighted foreclosure properties. The inspection fee is aimed at strengthening the city’s four-year-old […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – California pending home sales rose higher in September to post the first increase in six months, reversing the sales drop usually observed between August and September, the California Association of Realtors reported today. At the same time, equity home sales — or standard sales, as opposed to say, short […]
Brentwood building historically linked to one of Los Angeles’ most notorious murders has been sold for about $25 million to local investors who intend to improve it. Real estate investment firm GPI Cos. bought the retail complex at 11572-11770 San Vicente Boulevard that was once home to Mezzaluna, an Italian restaurant where Nicole Brown […]
Real Estate Search
In his recently published memoir “The Mayor,” Richard Riordan describes how minutes after the early morning Northridge earthquake hit January 17, 1994 he was racing to City Hall on a darkened Santa Monica Freeway. Riordan recalls narrowly avoiding a head-on collision with a large truck driving on the wrong side of the freeway. “Catching my […]
Jay Adams, a California beach boy who became a seminal figure in skateboarding as a member of the Zephyr Skate Team portrayed in the 2005 film “Lords of Dogtown,” has died. He was 53. Adams was on an extended surf vacation in Mexico when he died early Friday at a hospital in Puerto Escondido after experiencing chest […]