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LA is not an Amazon HQ2 city

Jeff Bezos, left, founder and CEO of Amazon, takes a selfie with a woman after he made a surprise appearance Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, during a Amazon Veterans Day celebration outside a hanger at the Long Beach Airport. The event included the unveiling Amazon’s 40th airplane named Valor in honor of the group. The following day Amazon announced that it will split its HQ2 expansion between two East Coast cities, ending the LA region’s bid for the highly sought 2nd headquarters.  (Photo by Leonard Ort...
Tags: Amazon, Business, New York, News, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Queens, Jeff Bezos, West Coast, Seattle, East Coast, Denver, Santa Monica

Woolsey fire flare-up reported near Westlake Village, CHP warns residents to prepare to evacuate

A major flare-up of the Woolsey fire was reported Tuesday morning near Westlake Village prompting California Highway Patrol officials to advise residents of the Carlisle Canyon, Lake Sherwood and Boney Mountain areas to prepare for a possible evacuation. Increased fire activity in the Carlisle Canyon, Lake Sherwood, Boney Mountain area. Residents in the area and downwind should be prepared to evacuate. #WhoolseyFire — CHP Moorpark (@CHPMoorpark) November 13, 2018 T...
Tags: Kim Kardashian, News, La, Sport, Kanye West, Soccer, Wildfires, California Highway Patrol, CAL FIRE, CHP, National Park Service, Ventura, Santa Monica, Yerba Buena, Calabasas, Woolsey

Elon Musk has tried to help fix these 8 humanitarian crises — here's how he's doing so far

Ah, Elon Musk. The eccentric billionaire and real-life Tony Stark has courted controversy and made headlines for all the wrong reasons lately, but he's also had some remarkable success in developing world-changing technology.  For all his bluster, attacks on journalists, and odd behavior, he does seem genuine in his offer to help solve some of humanity's most dire problems. He's put his money where his mouth is. Climate change? Musk's electric car company, Tesla, has made electric cars exciting...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, California, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Thailand, United Kingdom, Fda, US environmental protection agency, Musk, Flint Michigan, Flint, Flint River, Lake Huron

When an interior designer plans her wedding in a modern tropical jewel-y earth tone vibe

If anyone’s an expert in drawing from a lifetime of inspiration to curate a cohesive aesthetic, it’s gotta be an interior designer. Weddings + interiors both rely on many sources of inspo, so it takes a real talent (and healthy dose of organization!) to successfully combine so many elements. Interior designer Elle + her guy Eliav were inspired by everything from modern decor to Japanese design to tropical getaways and their venue Millwick itself, which is why we’re extra impressed by how it all...
Tags: Google, Japan, La, Los Angeles, Wedding, Victoria, Elle, Ted Baker, Hansen, Ellie, Real Weddings, Ly, Tropical Wedding, Ulla Johnson, Jewel Tone, Modern Wedding

20 locals' secret spots in the US

20 ways you can enjoy America’s biggest cities like a local Photo: Pixabay T here’s nothing sexier than traveling adventurously. Traveling local. Traveling cheaply. Traveling green. And you certainly don’t get this by hopping on a flight to some ritzy international destination or spending a week on a beach-y resort. You do it by hopping on the Greyhound and booking it to the nearest big city. America’s largest urban centers have laundry lists of local secrets to uncover,...
Tags: Travel, Google, Usa, Beyonce, California, La, Boston, New York City, Edgar Allan Poe, US, America, Atlanta, Reagan, Indianapolis, Chicago, Things To Do

South Pasadena man is killed in LA marijuana dispensary shooting

Manuel David Corral Jr., 36, of South Pasadena, and another man who has not yet been identified were shot to death early Monday Nov. 12, 2018, at this marijuana dispensary at 447 S. Western Ave. in Koreatown. (Google Street View) LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County coroner’s office released the name Tuesday of one of two men shot to death at a Koreatown marijuana dispensary. He was Manuel David Corral Jr., 36, of South Pasadena, coroner’s Investigator Jerry McKibben said. Investigators still ...
Tags: News, Shooting, La, Marijuana, Sport, Marine, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Police Department, CSUN, Koreatown, Thousand Oaks, South Pasadena, Marijuana Dispensaries

LAUSD chief Austin Beutner wants to bring local control, family involvement to schools

“Decision-making should be closer to the school site, to the teachers,” said LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner. “They have the strongest relationship with students and families.” (File photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) By Esmeralda Fabián Romero | LA School Report Six months after taking over as the Los Angeles Unified School District’s superintendent and vowing to bring change, Austin Beutner is weeks away from unveiling his strategic plan for the nation’s second-largest sc...
Tags: News, Education, La, Angels, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Los Angeles Times, Jones, Fafsa, Ernst Young, Los Angeles Daily News, David Crane

FEELS – “Car” Video

Fronted by Laena Geronimo alongside singer-songwriter Shannon Lay, California garage band FEELS shred guitar-driven pop. Their 2016 self-titled debut was produced by Ty Segall and released on Oh Sees frontman John Dwyer’s indie imprint Castle Face. Today, the LA four-piece is announcing their follow-up Post Earth, out early next year via … More »
Tags: Video, Music, La, Feels, Ty Segall, Laena Geronimo, John Dwyer, Gina Clyne, Shannon Lay California

A 3-year-old shape-shifting startup founded by a Vice alum is betting on viral Asian hip-hop stars to be the future of the entertainment industry

88Rising is an innovative new entertainment company for the social-media age, combining a record label with a creative agency, a house for web-video production, and an artist-management agency. The company, which features hip-hop stars such as Rich Brian, Joji, and the Higher Brothers, was founded by Sean Miyashiro to "celebrate Asian talent and Asian stories and Asian culture." The company built its name early on with viral hits, but Miyashiro wants to turn his company into a "Vice or Disney ...
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, Hollywood, Taylor Swift, Youtube, La, China, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Cnn, Park, Chelsea, Justin Bieber

For Days inks $2.8 mln seed funding

For Days, a fully closed-loop clothing line, has raised $2.8 million in seed funding. Rosecliff Ventures led the round with participation from Collaborative Fund, Congruent Ventures, Third Prime Capital, Closed Loop Ventures, Bleu Capital, Gramercy Fund and Ride Ventures. PRESS RELEASE November 13, 2018—For Days, the first fully closed-loop clothing line launched in May 2018, announces a $2.8M seed round led by Rosecliff Ventures and joined by Collaborative Fund, with participation from Congruen...
Tags: La, Trends, Cnn, Red, Sxsw, World Economic Forum, Michael Murphy, Gap Inc, UN Foundation, Kristy Caylor, VC Deals, Rosecliff, Hawthorne CA, International Herald Tribune, Rosecliff Ventures, Taylor Greene

Morrison Ranch in Agoura destroyed by Woolsey fire, adding to list of local mountain landmarks gone

The Morrison Ranch House in Agoura is among the latest casualties of the Woolsey fire, adding to a list of torched historical landmarks beloved by local history buffs and recreationists in the Santa Monica Mountains. The fire consumed more than 90,000 acres and was 20 percent contained by Monday evening, but not before destroying 370 structures and killing two people, authorities said. Among those structures, the National Park Service announced Monday, Nov. 12, was the Morrison Ranch House, a pr...
Tags: News, La, Sport, History, Soccer, Wildfires, Ucla, National Park Service, Ventura, Park Service, Santa Monica Mountains, Agoura Hills, Woolsey, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Kuykendall, Kate Kuykendall

Need A Laugh? Audrey Stewart’s Got You Covered

Meet the LA-based comedian taking SoCal by storm There’s a lot of great comedy out there, and we live in a very cool age where it’s all so easily accessible. From big productions like Netflix’s The Standups or their dozens of hour long specials, to bite sized comedy clips across social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, there’s no shortage of content right at our finger tips. The downside to this, however, is it’s easy to miss or overlook some great talent. It’s like trying to se...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, California, La, Los Angeles, Indiana, Netflix, Humor, Gracie Hughes, Hollywood Palladium, Audrey, Flappers Comedy Club, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, Audrey Stewart, Hollywood Palladium Comedy Club, Dylan Greer

Teacher whose home burned in Woolsey fire gets support of Van Nuys High students

Reesa Partida evacuated her Agoura Hills home Friday afternoon to escape the Woolsey fire barreling toward the community. A few hours later, the Van Nuys High School dance teacher was back at work, instructing the students of Room 424, as if it was a day like any other. “I’d rather be dancing with my kids than sitting around watching the news and watching the mountains burn,” the 29-year-old said. “They’re special people.” When her husband returned Saturday to check on their home, a modest one-b...
Tags: News, La, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Hill, Montecito, Rodriguez, Van Nuys, Agoura Hills, Woolsey, Little, California Dreamin, Partida

BMW reveals 374hp M340i ahead of LA show

New performance variant will take the fight to the Mercedes-AMG C43 and Audi S4
Tags: La, Bmw, Audi, Mercedes AMG

Containment of Woolsey fire increases, but what is containment anyway?

As three major wildfires — the Woolsey fire, the Camp fire and the Hill fire — continue to devastate California, a critical detail that can be shared is the containment percentage, but what does that actually mean? Containment is when firefighters create and hold a fire break around the perimeter of a wildfire, explained Cal Fire Division Chief Chris Anthony on Monday, Nov. 12. “We are only going to call a stretch of line contained when we’re absolutely certain there is no possibility of any hot...
Tags: News, California, La, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, Anthony, Southern California, Ventura, Klos, Santa Ana, Woolsey, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB

Election 2018: Only 213 votes separate Republican Dante Acosta, Democrat Christy Smith in LA-area Assembly race

A close election on the edge of the San Fernando Valley is threatening Republican Assemblyman Dante Acosta’s hold on one of his party’s few state legislative seats in Los Angeles County. Acosta and Democratic challenger Christy Smith anxiously await the next scheduled ballot-count update on Tuesday after the incumbent’s lead shrank Friday to 213 votes out of more than 136,000 tallied since the Nov. 6 election. Acosta led by 1,222 the morning after the election in California’s 38th Assembly Distr...
Tags: California, La, Senate, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Democrats, Gop, Smith, Ventura County, Porter Ranch, Democratic, State, Santa Clarita, Assembly

What’s next? The top media executives on the job market

Keep an eye out for the next moves by these entrepreneurs and executives. A number of the biggest names in media left their jobs over the last year (or announced they will be leaving soon), including a handful of now-billionaires who have resources, ambition, and time on their hands to explore something new. We are experimenting with new content forms at TechCrunch. This is a rough draft of something new —provide feedback directly to the author, Eric Peckham (@epeckham), our columnist foc...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Verizon, Hong Kong, Spotify, Video, London, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Washington Post, La, Germany, Amc, US, Tech

Radio: KLOS FM host Frank Kramer tweets he ‘lost everything’ in Woolsey fire, but ‘will build from our ashes’

“Trying to grasp the situation this morning. I lost everything yesterday when my home was destroyed in the Woolsey Fire. My family is safe and that is all that matters. Things keeping popping in my head that I left behind, but we will build from our ashes. Thanks for the love.” Trying to grasp the situation this morning. I lost everything yesterday when my home was destroyed in the Woolsey Fire. My family is safe and that is all that matters. Things keeping popping in my head that I left beh...
Tags: La, Sport, Soccer, Gwen Stefani, Cbs, Jack, Bay, San Pedro, Klos, Campbell, Heidi, Tom Campbell, Entercom, Woolsey, KOST, SiriusXM Radio

Food Highlights From Summit LA18

From irresistible street carts to cannabis-infused and plant-based dishes, culinary wonders matched the high-level dialogues One of the more impressive aspects of Summit LA 2018 was the culinary vertical—not only for its sheer volume, but also the variety of experiences and unparalleled quality. In the same way the event organizers apply a “Choose-Your-Own-Adventure” ethos to its robust event schedule, so too do they apply the philosophy to …
Tags: Food, Cooking, Design, La, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Tradition, Dining, Conferences, Summit, Food + Drink, DTLA, Summit Series, Summit LA

NHL Rumors: Kings, Senators, Rangers, Oilers, More

In today’s rumor rundown, there is plenty going on around the NHL including speculation some teams might be panicking. The Los Angeles Kings may have realized a coaching change was not enough, the Edmonton Oilers are scurrying to find a way to win, the Senators may look to move Matt Duchene and the Montreal Canadiens are stumped on what to do about Carey Price. LA Kings on the Cusp of Bigger Moves A few sources around the Los Angeles Kings are suggesting there may be more moves coming for the ...
Tags: Usa, La, Sport, Gm, Kings, Rangers, Buffalo, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Edmonton, New York Rangers, Ottawa, Los Angeles Kings, Ny Post, Montreal Canadiens

Mk.Gee – “New Year”

Michael Gordon makes drowsy, atmospheric indie pop under the name Mk.Gee. After moving to LA in 2016 to pursue a music degree, the New Jersey native began pairing his R&B and jazz roots with more dreamy electropop. He dropped his debut album Pronounced McGee back in May via Orchard Ears. One of its tracks, "More »
Tags: Music, La, New Jersey, Premiere, Michael Gordon, McGee, Mk.Gee

Threatin's UK tour: The band who faked a fanbase and failed

LA band Threatin booked a tour promising hundreds of people would attend - but no-one showed up.
Tags: UK, News, La, THREATIN

Effortless wedding day style with David’s Bridal

Remember seeing a preview of this pretty scene over on our Insta Stories last month? Well, we took a little trip out to the Venice Canals here in LA in honor of three gorgeous bridal looks (all available online and in store, BTW) from David’s Bridal. We have to say, the results were pretty spectacular. We really love how each of these pieces below fits with the effortless wedding style so many of our brides are going for in the weddings we share. Relaxed, stylish, and perfectly suited for Calif...
Tags: California, La, David, Wedding, Venice, Sponsored Post, Wedding Fashion, David s Bridal, Venice Canals, Stella Bloom Designs, Fiore Beauty, Insta Stories, Melissa Sweet

LA County to LAUSD: Drop in financial reserves ‘continues to be alarming’

Laura Greanias, LA School Report LA Unified’s budget has been approved for now by its county overseers, but they gave the district a new deadline for it to address its structural deficit or face a takeover. In a  delivered late Thursday, the Los Angeles County Office of Education said the district’s continued use of deficit spending — meaning it is eating into its savings to cover its operating costs  — has led to a “drastic” drop in its financial reserves and “continues to be alarming.” “LAUSD ...
Tags: News, Education, La, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Valley, LA County, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner, LA school, Houlihan, UTLA, LA Unified, Top Stories LADN

Watch Kids See Ghosts Play Their First Show At Camp Flog Gnaw

This past weekend, Tyler, The Creator brought his annual Camp Flog Gnaw festival to LA's Dodger Stadium. This time around, the festival's big news was the debut performance of Kids See Ghosts. Kanye West and Kid Cudi formed the duo earlier this year and released a seven-song debut album, and they … More »
Tags: Video, Music, La, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Camp flog Gnaw, Kids See Ghosts

So, Just What Is Wrong With American?

I recently wrote about American CEO Doug Parker’s view on why things are on the right track at American, but that’s certainly not a view shared by many these days.  There seems to be something wrong with American, but it’s hard to figure out exactly what that is. Certainly investors aren’t happy, and the stock is in the toilet.  Doug has repeatedly explained his view on why Wall Street is wrong, but that hasn’t moved the needle.  (Go figure. Wall Street usually loves being told they’re wrong.) ...
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Cross into a new dimension for a chance to score big. Enter for a chance to win prizes like a trip to attend the premiere of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in LA, a Sony Pictures Private Lot tour,... Click to read more...
Tags: La, Frugality, Electronics & Technology, Daily Entries, Ending in January, Trips & Travel Prizes, Instant Win Games, Cash & Gift Cards, Entertainment & Music, Sony Pictures Private Lot

NHL Rumors: Nylander, Quenneville, Panarin, More

There was a lot of news coming out of Sportsnet’s Saturday Headlines segment. Everything from the Toronto Maple Leafs moving onto the next phase of negotiations with William Nylander to trade action coming out of Pittsburgh. When it comes to coaches, will Joel Quenneville sit on the sidelines for very long? Also, there are reports about which teams might put together something for Nylander and some speculation the Los Angeles Kings might have interest in a high-end forward. Quenneville to Hop B...
Tags: Usa, La, Toronto, Sport, Chicago, Kings, DuPont, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Seattle, Columbus, New York Rangers, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh

Pusha T Didn’t Approve “Fuck Drake” Screen At His Camp Flog Gnaw Set

Pusha T performed last night at Tyler, The Creator’s LA festival Camp Flog Gnaw. To Pusha's apparent surprise, the screen behind him flashed the words "Fuck Drake" during his set, prompting the audience to chant those same words. Drake and Pusha have been feuding ever since Pusha dissed Drake on his … More »
Tags: Music, News, La, Drake, Pusha T, PUSHA

Woolsey Fire burns 83,000 acres, 10% contained

INTERACTIVE MAP: Where the Woolsey Fire is burning in Ventura and LA countiesMALIBU (CNS) - A destructive 83,000-acre brush fire, pushed by strong Santa Ana winds, was zero percent contained Saturday morning as it burned onto the Pepperdine University campus in Malibu while on a march through Los Angeles and Ventura counties toward the sea.So far, the blaze has scorched 83,275 and is 10 percent contained. Firefighters are expected to give an update on the Woolsey Fire around 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Wa...
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