Tag: Los Angeles

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Los Angeles’ Biggest Water Threat is an Earthquake

Reported by ROSANNA XIA and RONG-GONG LIN II of the LA Times: Los Angeles gets 88% of its water from three major aqueducts, flowing from the Colorado River, Owens Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. But as they make their way into the region, the aqueducts cross the San Andreas fault a total of…
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December 16, 2014 0

Los Angeles Football Dream put on Hold Again!

This is what it feels like, when Eric Garcetti cries? Doesn’t it always seem like getting a football team is one step forward, two steps back?  Mike Fiammetta from SI.com reports: Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week that no resolution was in sight as the NFL continues to look for a site for a new…
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December 15, 2014 0

Snow around Los Angeles?

If you’re curious about snow nearby here’s a few reports. First the Mountain Report from Mount Baldy Ski Lifts: We will be open today for scenic rides to the Top of the Notch restaurant. In total we received 8″ to 10″ of snow from this last storm up top and 3″ at the bottom. Snow…
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December 13, 2014 0

Plan for lower housing prices in Los Angeles

I caught this preview the other day. We have it all: good weather, great food, movie stars, even a Stanley Cup. There’s only one thing that scares people away, Earthquakes! I suggest that ever plane inbound to LAX play this movie. Even if you’re making the short flight from Phoenix, I’m sure this movie can…
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December 11, 2014 0

Wrap up of Day 2 of Ferguson Protests in Los Angeles

Jason Kandel and Michael Larkin of NBC Southern California have a great deal of media from yesterday: The march followed protests Monday night in cities across the country. In Ferguson overnight, police made more than 80 arrests. Police Chief Charlie Beck said earlier Tuesday that only three people were arrested in protests across LA on…
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November 26, 2014 0

LAPD preparing for Ferguson

Three months ago, I happened upon the Ferguson protests in Downtown LA. Seeing a large group approach down Alameda, I didn’t have to read the signs to understand their agenda. The group was loud, large and diverse. Despite all the anger they carried, I applaud that they never let it manifest into something improper. Still,…
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November 22, 2014 0

Highland Park Gentrification Battle

If you haven’t been following the news, Highland Park is in the midst of a gentrification battle than has seen unusual tactics. Residents placing homemade “eviction” notices has caused quite a stir in the community. I have even seen a few businesses graffitied pushing this agenda. Highland Park is one of my favorite neighborhoods with…
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November 18, 2014 0

Congress members to back Olympics for Los Angeles in 2024

Friday, the LA Times posted an article about Californian Congressmen supporting Los Angeles for the USOC bid for the 2024 games. If you can get past the paywall, the article is here. Also, the story was referenced by KPCC on their website. Essentially, the choices are coming down between Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and…
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November 16, 2014 0

San Gabriel Mountains Roundup

If you haven’t already checked out my guide to the San Gabriel Mountains in the LA Post Examiner, check it here. I wrote this article out of love, but one that took a long time to flourish. Admittingly, I had no idea what these hills had to offer. until I took up trail running about…
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November 14, 2014 0

Feel My Legs – I’m a Racer 2014

I was able to participate in exactly half of this year’s Feel My Legs and to put it short, I loved the event. While the 2014 edition was the 9th year of the race, it was my first. Even though it is a race with points handed out for placing in the top five, I…
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November 11, 2014 1