I love it when New Yorkers write about L.A. At the bottom of the stairs, runners cantering between the two sets of steps dodge trainers with their weights, their actor-waiter clients splayed like so much human rickrack along the sidewalk. via Los Angeles Journal – L.A.’s Most Popular Gym Is the City Itself – NYTimes.com.
Southbound lanes of the 405 were stopped this morning due to the President’s visit.
Within the greater Los Angeles homeless “community” the city of Santa Monica is known as a relative refuge from the rest of the area. The city offers a rare combination of tolerance and personal safety for those living on the street. Beach cities in general tend to be much safer than other parts of the… Read More ACLU Slaps SM for – Wait for It – Ticketing the Homeless?
Breaking news! Kogi founding chef Roy Choi's team put a few finishing touches on his forthcoming restaurant Chego! in Palms over the weekend. Chego! added signage–complete with a logo of an old dude with his thumb up in approval– plus moved in cooking equipment and added personal touches to the blue-grey walls. via First Look… Read More Ko-Gi! Ko-Gi! Ko-Gi!
It appears the Peoples Republic of China is displeased with Google. The LA Time reports that the Google corporate executive site on some servers redirects to a Chinese webpage. Other Google properties that seem to be affected include the guest-facing side of Google Analytics. I guess it makes sense because. It was just this sort of shenanigans… Read More UPDATE: China H4X0RZ Google
So, this is important. The CME is the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. That’s the place where commodities futures are bought and sold. This market determines the prices of crude oil and gold, goods vital to the global economy. Thank God we have major television news organizations in this country that report on the really important issues. Well, it turns… Read More DID YOU KNOW? Chris Dodd’s Wife is Chair of the CME
So lucky to live here. LA’s culinary renaissance well-documented.