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Historian Michael Beschloss has an active Twitter presence and posted this stylized map to the sights of the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games. I especially like the little directions on how to drive into downtown. Comment?
When the Los Angeles Times was spun off into a fledgling new corporate creation called Tribune Publishing in 2014, the flagship home of the Times itself stayed with the old Chicago-based Tribune Company, which became Tribune Media. It was always assumed Tribune wanted to sell the Times building at 1st and Spring streets, and now it apparently is on the verge. Comment?
La Opinion's Isaias Alvarado covers the Sunday scene in the park on the Lake View Terrace side of Hansen Dam and asks, is this the most Mexican corner of the city? The gathering of families, horse riders and bands playing corridas evokes a Sunday in the rural villages of Mexico, he writes. "This is like Mexico, I come every eight days," said Javier Garcia, 50, a Zacatecano who came on the back of "The Rebel," a spirited horse. Comment?
The Los Angeles LGBT Center has announced a a vigil and a rally for victims of the Orlando mass shooting and their families at 7 p.m. Monday at Los Angeles City Hall. Comment?
Writing in the Downtown News , longtime local historian Greg Fischer visits the corner of 4th and Main in what's called the Old Bank District to remind people why the name Van Nuys is on a few things in Los Angeles. At that corner is the Barclay Building, erected in 1897 as the Van Nuys Hotel, at the time considered a very nice hotel by Los Angeles standards of the day. Comment?
Longtime Fox 11 reporter Gigi Graciette describes in a blog post for the station that she broke her foot by tripping on a damaged sidewalk in Van Nuys recently. She wasn't on a cellphone or distracted, she jst got caught by an uplifted part of the concrete. Comment?
The New Yorker's Letter from Los Angeles in the new issue is a deep dive into the practices of TMZ and the site's leader, Harvey Levin. "TMZ resembles an intelligence agency as much as a news organization, and it has turned its domain, Los Angeles, into a city of stool pigeons," writes Nicholas Schmidle The story gets some details on payments made to sources and insider emails showing how TMZ has its tentacles inside airlines, casinos, limo services and other sources on celebrity dirt. Comment?
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