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  1. Notes: 60 Minutes, selling the Coliseum and moreRead the original story

    Monday May 22 | LA Observed

    The mayor's Great Streets program has brought bike lanes, relocated parking and a new mid-block crosswalk to Venice Boulevard in Mar Vista. Not everyone is happy about it: see Politics notes below.

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  2. Notes: Big TV news, media moves, obits and moreRead the original story

    Tuesday May 9 | LA Observed

    Mario Maglieri, 93, owned Sunset Strip landmarks the Whisky A Go Go and the Rainbow Bar and Grill. He died last week.

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  3. Costume designer Mary Zophres moves on from 'La La Land'Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | LA Observed

    As one of the most in-demand costume designers in Hollywood, Mary Zophres has worked with many high profile directors, including Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan, Jon Favreau and Nora Ephron. Until last year she was best known for her 20-year collaboration with Ethan and Joel Coen.

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  4. Notes: A fight for Tronc, media moves and moreRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | LA Observed

    Our occasional roundup on media, politics and place from multiple sources. For more join 24,288 followers @LAObserved on Twitter.

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  5. Willow Bay named dean of USC Annenberg SchoolRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | LA Observed

    People have been saying this was coming - they were right. Willow Bay, director of the USC Annenberg School for Journalism since July 2014 , is getting a promotion to be dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, effective July 1. In the new job she succeeds Ernest J. Wilson III, who said last May he would be stepping down, and Bay will be the first female dean of USC Annenberg.

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  6. Garcetti reelected in landslide, Measure S fails bigRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | LA Observed

    With voter participation very low,. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was reelected by a huge margin over a field of underenergized challengers with no detectable political oomph behind them at all.

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  7. Robert Osborne, 84, host on Turner Classic MoviesRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | LA Observed

    Robert Osborne, the Rambling Reporter columnist for the old Hollywood Reporter who hosted the old films on Turner Classic Movies since the network began in 1984, died Monday in New York , where he lived. His partner, David Staller, said that Osborne died in his sleep of natural causes.

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  8. Notes: End of a full weekRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | LA Observed

    Our occasional roundup on media, politics and place from multiple sources. Join 24,273 others and follow @LAObserved daily on Twitter.

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  9. Cardinal Mahony still walks the walk on refugees and migrantsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | LA Observed

    Roger Mahony, the former archbishop of the Catholic archdiocese of Los Angeles, spent his 81st birthday on Monday in Amman, Jordan, following three days in Lebanon visiting with Syrian refugees, Filipino guest workers and other migrants. He's in a delegation from the Vatican and posting about the working trip at his blog, Cardinal Roger Mahony Blogs L.A. .

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  10. Amy Dawes, 56, journalist and authorRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2017 | LA Observed

    Amy Dawes, the Los Angeles entertainment journalist who was the author of "Sunset Boulevard: Cruising The Heart of Los Angeles," died of cancer on Friday at Cedars-Sinai. She was 56 years old and is survived by her husband, Billy Vasquez.

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  11. Westwood's Regent theatre to close, become restaurantsRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | LA Observed

    Westwood Village, once the place where big films opened in Los Angeles, is about to be down to just two remaining movie houses. The owner of the Landmark Regent Theatre on Broxton Avenue has filed plans with the city to convert the auditorium space into two restaurants, Los Angeles Magazine reports .

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  12. Notes: Police officer killed and more newsRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | LA Observed

    Our occasional roundup on media, politics and place from multiple sources. Join 24,253 others and follow @LAObserved on Twitter.

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  13. Richard Schickel, 84, film critic, director and authorRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | LA Observed

    Richard Schickel, the longtime Time and Life film critic and author of 37 books, many of them about film and filmmakers, died on Saturday here in Los Angeles after a series of strokes and the affliction of dementia. He had reached 84 years old on Feb. 10. "A giant of American film criticism, one of the last survivors of a golden age," Kenneth Turan says in the LA Times obituary .

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  14. Zoot Suit returns to the Mark Taper ForumRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | LA Observed

    The revival of the iconic Luis Valdez play about 1940s Los Angeles "Zoot Suit" opened Sunday night back at the Mark Taper Forum, 39 years after the play first ran there. There was a festive opening night vibe outside the theater and inside A couple of veiled references in the script to fears about life under the Trump Administration also drew applause.

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  15. Notes: Two weeks of Trump and countingRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | LA Observed

    Our occasional roundup on media, politics and place from multiple sources - a bit delayed due to circumstances so there's some catching up in this one. Join 24,215 others and follow @LAObserved on Twitter .

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  16. FAA agrees to 2028 close of Santa Monica AirportRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | LA Observed

    For the first time in the long controversy over Santa Monica Airport, the city of Santa Monica has the go-ahead from the Federal Aviation Administration to close the busy municipal airport. An agreement between the city and the FAA announced on Saturday allows SMO to stop being an airport after Dec. 31, 2028.

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  17. All the street's a stage and sack lunch 'fellowship'Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | LA Observed

    I'm referring to one event you probably know about, the Women's March . But I'm also writing about "fellowship" - which you probably don't know about.

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  18. The Mighty Los Angeles (River) was roaring on SundayRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | LA Observed

    The Upper Los Angeles River was a-roaring in Sunday's rainstorm. Above is the view downstream from Lindley Avenue in Reseda.

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  19. Where in LA Kristen Stewart drives in 'Ride Em on Down' videoRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | LA Observed

    After I posted this month the Rolling Stones video in which actress Kristen Stewart careens and spins through downtown Los Angeles and the Arts District in a vintage blue Mustang, reader Don Bentley and his brother sat down and logged all the locations they could spot. "We attempted to document every location shot With our historic knowledge of LA and with the help of Google Maps Street View.

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  20. Lynne Westmore Bloom, 81, painted the Pink Lady of Malibu CanyonRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | LA Observed

    Lynne Westmore Bloom, an artist who died Friday night at home in Encinitas, is best known for the work of guerrilla public art she created in 1966. Then known as Lynne Seemayer, she left her Northridge home one October night, drove to Malibu Canyon and suspended herself from ropes on the rock cliff over the tunnel mouth facing the coast. 1 comment

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