Rainbow ‘halos’ will honor men and women killed in L.A. vehicle crashes

On a fall afternoon in 2010, 16-year-old Conor Lynch was struck and killed by a driver as he ran across a street in Sherman Oaks to catch up with his higher college...

Inspiring, transporting and just plain beautiful coffee table books

Art books inspire we propose these coffee table books as stunning gifts. Depeche Mode: Monument Dennis Burmeister and Sascha Lange Depeche Mode fans know that “Monument” is a song on its...

Iran embassy hostages have waited 40 years for compensation

Dorothea Morefield was sipping coffee at her kitchen counter when a get in touch with came in: Iranian students protesting outdoors the U.S. embassy in Tehran had stormed the constructing, a State...

Extra than a coffee shop, Collective Avenue co-op is a nurturing location for the...

Afternoons at Collective Avenue Coffee are about as far removed from a common third-wave coffee shop as you can get. The worker-owned cooperative cafe, founded by Kateri Gutierrez and Jonathan Robles, occupies...

Two mothers and a son at the center of a ‘straight pride’ culture war

Following a month of controversy that brought mass interest to a mid-sized Central Valley city, a planned “straight pride” occasion in Modesto went off with far more of a whimper than a...

A neighborhood in flux: Will Boyle Heights be ruined by one particular coffee shop?

As dusk settled more than a mainly industrial landscape of warehouses covered with graffiti murals, Fernando Ramirez stood in front of the lone art gallery late Saturday afternoon and urged fashionably dressed...

‘Dreamers and Schemers’ reveals L.A.’s rise by means of the 1932 Olympic Games

A group of the city’s energy brokers gathered in Los Angeles to hear from 1 they’d dispatched to evaluation the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. It is dire, he tells them,...

‘Queen & Slim’ is not ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ say Lena Waithe, Melina Matsoukas

For “Queen &amp Slim,” screenwriter Lena Waithe’s meditation on race relations and police brutality, director Melina Matsoukas drew visual inspiration from sources as diverse as Alfonso Cuarón’s 2001 dramedy “Y Tu Mamá...

How the ‘Just Mercy’ director created a actual-life superhero film about a death row...

When Destin Daniel Cretton starts filming Marvel’s hugely anticipated “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” in the new year, he’ll think about it the second superhero film he will have...

Chris Erskine: A weekend in the Sierra, land of wood smoke and heavy socks

The lout in the subsequent motel area is up early, so I guess we’re all up early. Our neighbor is stomping about, coughing, sputtering, showering.This is the sort of motel you finish...