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‘This Is Us’ star Mandy Moore receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring actress and singer Mandy Moore was unveiled Monday, eight days before the season finale of the NBC drama she stars in, “This Is Us.” “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman and Shane West, who co-starred with Moore in the 2002 coming-of-age romantic drama “A Walk to Remember,” joined her in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony at 6562 Hollywood Boulevard. Some of Moore’s “This is Us” castmates also attended the ceremony. Mandy Moore poses fo...
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You can touch fossils, see explorers’ gear at ‘Antarctic Dinosaurs’ at the Natural History Museum

Embark on an adventure with “Antarctic Dinosaurs,” an immersive exhibition opening Wednesday, April 3 at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The West Coast debut of this polar exploration – created in partnership with the Field Museum in Chicago, the Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City and the Discovery Place in Charlotte, North Carolina – puts visitors in the boots of adventurer-scientists. Follow along on the journey of paleontologists Nathan Smith, associate curator...
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Radio: What would you do with KLOS and KABC? Here’s what you said

The question was seemingly simple: What would you do if you bought KABC (790 AM) and KLOS (95.5 FM)? This came from a friend of mine in the radio industry.What sparked the question was a recent column by Jerry Del Colliano on his InsideMusicMedia.com website in which he wrote of the financial troubles facing Cumulus Media — the owner of KLOS and KABC. What’s next, he asked, for the company that sold “icons like WPLJ/New York for pennies on the dollar and all but evacuated New York and Washington...
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To delight of longtime followers, Valley Village gets a no-frills hummus joint

There is still no menu on display at Hummus Yummy in Valley Village, but the hundreds of hungry customers who have arrived for lunch since it opened on a Wednesday earlier this month know what to order. That’s because if you love the creamy Levantine garbanzo puree and live in Los Angeles, chances are you know about Shachar Weiner – known by many as “Tony” – and his once homegrown hummus operation that has now graduated to a storefront after roaming San Fernando in a lime green food truck beginn...
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To delight of longtime followers, Valley Village gets a no-frills Israeli-owned hummus joint

There is still no menu on display at Hummus Yummy in Valley Village, but the hundreds of hungry customers who have arrived for lunch since it opened last Wednesday know what to order. That’s because if you love the creamy Levantine garbanzo puree and live in Los Angeles, chances are you know about Shachar Weiner – known by many as “Tony” – and his once homegrown hummus operation that has graduated to a storefront after roaming San Fernando in a lime green food truck. Shlomo Hecht, David Paz ...
Tags: Local News, News, Restaurant Reviews + Food, Things to do, Food, Restaurants, Top Stories LADN


This ‘MasterChef Junior’ tween from Newhall survived the circus challenge and is looking to win

After a bold carnival-themed competition in which her team cooked for 51 circus performers, Malia Brauer returns Tuesday, March 26 for another go on “MasterChef Junior.” But this time there’s no clowning around. The 12-year-old Newhall girl’s challenge is to debone and prepare a whole fish if she wants to stay in the competition – and clearly, she does. “A MasterChef Junior trophy, I mean, what kid has that?” Malia said, adding that she would use some of the $100,000 grand prize money to take he...
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Lazy Dog freshens up its menu for spring with ingredients like edible flowers, bee pollen, pork belly

Spring is in bloom at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, or to be more specific, on its plates and in its glasses. Chef Gabriel Caliendo is using flowers to access some of the dishes and specialty drinks on his spring menu, which will be rolled out Tuesday, March 26. Caliendo is vice president for food and beverage for the Orange County-based casual restaurant chain. It has 26 locations in Western states. Thirteen are in Southern California, and the footprint is growing. He makes two major menu changes ...
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Lazy Dog freshens up its menu for spring

Spring is in bloom at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, or to be more specific, on its plates and in its glasses. Chef Gabriel Caliendo is using flowers to access some of the dishes and specialty drinks on his spring menu, which will be rolled out Tuesday, March 26. Caliendo is vice president for food and beverage for the Orange County-based casual restaurant chain. It has 26 locations in Western states. Thirteen are in Southern California, and the footprint is growing. He makes two major menu changes ...
Tags: Restaurant Reviews + Food, Things to do, Beer, Photos And Videos


Thrice, Circa Survive and Sum 41 top the Disrupt Festival tour line-up

Los Angeles-based events producer Live Nation and Orange County-based festival production company Synergy Global Entertainment have teamed up for the 25-city Rockstar Energy Disrupt Festival, which is coming to FivePoint Amphitheatre (14800 Chinon) in Irvine July 20 and  North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre (2050 Entertainment Circle) in Chula Vista on July 26. The all-new festival experience will feature headlining performances by The Used, Thrice, Circa Survive and Sum 41.  The rest of the l...
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The Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are coming to FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine

The Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have teamed up for a summer tour that also features rock band AFI. The jaunt kicks off on Aug. 8 in Camden, New Jersey and wraps in California with shows at North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre (2050 Entertainment Circle) in Chula Vista on Aug. 28 and FivePoint Amphitheatre (14800 Chinon) in Irvine on Aug. 29. Tickets are $63-$143 and go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, March 29 at LiveNation.com. There is a Citi card...
Tags: Music + Concerts, Things to do, Concerts, Music, Top Stories OCR


Bargain Hunter: Coffee Bean celebrates new store with drink deals

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has opened a third store in Brea and is offering three days of deals to celebrate. Get half off a regular or larger sized specialty beverage 2-6 p.m. March 26 and 29 and buy one regular or larger sized specialty beverage get one free 2-6 p.m. March 28. The offers are only good at the new venue, 160 E. Lambert Road. The store has both inside and patio seating, a drive-thru and order-ahead options and is open 5 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. For more information, go to www.coffeebean.co...
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Country star Brett Young parties, plays new music in front of a hometown crowd at The Novo in L.A.

Saturday night at The Novo at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles was a special one for country singer-songwriter Brett Young. Not only is he the first country artist to have three shows in a row at the 2,400-capacity venue, the series of shows served as hometown gigs for Young, who grew up in Orange County and lived in Los Angeles just before his now chart-topping career launched. The first of the three nights was sold out and it also happened to fall on his 38th birthday. Throughout the evening,...
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Yoko Ono honored by St. Vincent, Shirley Manson and a powerful night of performances at Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA

As singer Shirley Manson closed out a celebration of Yoko Ono in Los Angeles on Friday, she admitted that as a child she believed she should hate Ono, wrongly blaming her as many once did for marrying John Lennon and the break-up of the Beatles that soon followed. But hate turned to love, Manson said, the perfect sentiment for all that John and Yoko espoused. And looking into the darkness to where Ono sat quietly watching, Manson said she now only hoped she didn’t burst into tears, so much does ...
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Recipe: A quick and easy way to make Chicken Parmesan

My longtime pal Mary Mannone is a great cook. Having dinner at her home is always a treat. She makes everything look easy. Her Chicken Parmesan served atop a citrusy arugula salad is a favorite. The recipe is snagged from cookbook celebrity Ina Garten, but Mannone has a few tricks that make it perfect for a company dinner. She pounds and breads the chicken breasts before guests arrive and refrigerates them. Right before dinner she cooks the chicken in two skillets, eliminating the need to heat t...
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LA Clippers team up with LA tech stars to promote science, engineering, math careers

It was a Friday of questions and answers at the L.A. Convention Center, as scores of students and parents descended downtown for the Clippers SciFest SoCal. That’s right. Instead of a basketball court at nearby Staples Center, where players school each other in the art of hoops, this was about getting schooled in the science of things. A colorful version on Mars on display by JPL at the Southern California science and engineering festival at the Los Angeles Convention Center Friday, March 22...
Tags: Local News, News, Education, Science, Things to Do, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LADN


TLC’s ‘Trading Spaces’ goes to Valencia: No naked drawings or decorative hay, please

Valencia homeowner Joey Oerum was in the backyard drinking beer and watching football with his neighbor, Dan March, when his wife, Nikki, came outside. “Trading Spaces,” she told the guys, was casting for the show. “We should apply,” Nikki added. Valencia homeowner Nikki Oerum clinks spray cans with “Trading Spaces” host Paige Davis.(Photo by Trae Patton/TLC) Come Saturday, March 23, the Oerums and Marches (including Dan’s wife, Ashley) can be seen on season 10 of TLC’s reboot swapping homes...
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Hey, LA Marathon first-timers! Here’s how to survive — and maybe enjoy — the journey

So, you’re running your first marathon Sunday in Los Angeles? Congrats! And, ahem, what were you thinking? Luckily, we’ve got you covered. For first-timers taking the plunge, we asked a couple of veteran runners and coaches what you should know ahead of the big day to succeed. (And by that we mean finishing the darn thing.) Pat Connelly, 81, of Sherman Oaks is a retired LAPD cop who has run 50 marathons in his life – and has been a runners’ coach for as many years. He even founded the official L...
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The taco-themed Tacotopia pop-up is coming to Los Angeles, and tickets are about to go on sale

If you plan your week around Taco Tuesday, you don’t want to miss Tacotopia. The art installation featuring more than 20 taco-themed environments for you to play and take photos in will be on exhibit in Los Angeles from May 24 through the end of July. You can sit in an avocado chair, swing on a lime, try out a taco teeter-totter, play in a bowl of chunky dip and more. You will also receive a complimentary Jarritos soft drink and can visit the hot sauce sampling bar by Cholula, the event’s sponso...
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Disneyland to test mobile-only ordering for Dole Whip treats at Tiki Juice Bar

There won’t be a long line stretching away from the Tiki Juice Bar in late March for those tasty Dole Whip floats and soft-serve treats that Disneyland visitors crave because the Anaheim theme park will be testing a new mobile ordering strategy designed to help reduce congestion and crowding. The Tiki Juice Bar will run a test on March 28-30 when Dole Whip items at the food stand will be available for purchase only via mobile order, Disneyland officials said. During the test, visitors can still ...
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Once Upon a Time in the LBC music festival quickly sells out its second day

Looks like they did it again… After selling out its first day, Goldenvoice’s Once Upon a Time in the LBC festival sold out its just-added second day within hours of tickets going on sale Friday morning. Headlined by Long Beach native Snoop Dogg, the July 27-28 show at the 15,000 capacity Queen Mary park features more than two dozen other acts. Joining Snoop on stage for the weekend are YG, The Game, DMX, Nipsey Hussle, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Warren G, Keith Sweat, Too Short and others. Oakland ra...
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Why after 27 years Philly’s Best Cheesesteaks is still the place to go in Southern California for an authentic sandwich

The hoagie and classic cheesesteak with onions at Philly’s Best restaurant in Fountain Valley, CA, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. They now have 19 locations in Southern California. They should be busy on National Cheesesteak Day, March 24, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) The classic cheesesteak with onions at Philly’s Best restaurant in Fountain Valley, CA, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. They now have 19 locations in Southern California. They should be busy on National Ch...
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Universal Studios Hollywood announces details for Jurassic World — The Ride, opening this summer

Last May, Universal Studios Hollywood announced that its beloved Jurassic Park —The Ride would undergo a ginormous evolution. The ride, which opened in 1996 and was inspired by Steven Spielberg’s 1993 summer blockbuster, “Jurassic Park,” officially closed over Labor Day weekend and has been under construction as it transforms into Jurassic World — The Ride. The theme park has officially revealed that the all-new innovative adventure will debut sometime this summer and fuse 21st century technolog...
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Glendale pop punk band Go Betty Go talk vinyl, Warped Tour and the rise of bilingualism in mainstream music

Things are coming full circle in 2019 for Glendale-based Latina pop punk quartet Go Betty Go as the band is heading out with fellow pop-punk outfit The Dollyrots for a quick cross-country jaunt that wraps-up with shows at Space in San Diego on Thursday, March 28, Slidebar Rock-N-Roll Kitchen in Fullerton on Friday, March 29  and The Hi Hat in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 30. Fourteen years ago, Go Betty Go dropped its debut full-length album, “Nothing Is More,” on SideOneDummy Records and the ...
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How to fly the Millennium Falcon aboard the new Smugglers Run ride at Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

“Star Wars” fans who have been dreaming of flying the Millennium Falcon for four decades will get the chance to climb into the cockpit and pilot the famed starship on the new Smugglers Run attraction coming to the Galaxy’s Edge themed land at Disneyland. But how do you actually fly the Falcon after you’ve taken your seat in one of the pilot, gunner or flight engineer positions? Which one of the 200 fully functional buttons, knobs and switches in the cockpit do you need to activate to properly op...
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Bargain Hunter: Lensabl offers affordable online prescription lenses

Lensabl makes it easy to keep your favorite eyeglass frames when your prescription is updated. The company makes lenses, including readers, bifocals, progressive, transition and both prescription and regular sun, which may be purchased online starting at $77. It fits the new lenses into the frames you supply. Lensabl also offers an online eye exam for $49.99. For more information, go to www.lensabl.com. Related Articles How to score free chips and guacamole at Rubio’s on Marc...
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What you need to know about Mötley Crüe’s ‘The Dirt’ on Netflix

In the two minutes before the title of the Netflix biopic “The Dirt” appears on screen, we are introduced meet the four members of Mötley Crüe doing very Mötley Crüe things as a wild party rages in their thrashed apartment around the corner from the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood. “That’s Tommy, our drummer. He makes a lot of bad decisions,” says bassist Nikki Sixx, as drummer Tommy Lee, played by rapper Machine Gun Kelly, grabs his date and does a very adult thing that is still technically il...
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How to score free chips and guacamole at Rubio’s on March 22-23

If you’re a fan of Hass avocados, you can trade up from salsa to guacamole at Rubio’s Coastal Grill. The fast food chain is offering free chips and guac to celebrate National Chip & Dip Day. That observance takes place Saturday, March 23, but the deal is good on Friday, March 22 as well. The guac is house-made daily, according to a news release. To qualify download the Rubio’s coupon and make a purchase at a participating restaurant during the promotion. The offer is not good for online or deliv...
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Festival Pass: More Coachella memories, Kaaboo lineup drops and San Pedro gets a waterfront fest

Festival Pass is a weekly newsletter that lands in your inbox on Thursdays. When we cover festivals in the field, you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. Festival Pass for Thursday, March 21 Beyond Wonderland is this weekend and if you’re going we have some picks for who to catch. But even if you’re staying home, fall down the YouTube rabbit hole and check out some of the live performances from Rezz, who puts on a great show. The visuals are stunning and I’m not even saying that because her ...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Music Festivals, LBC, Disneyland, Wu Tang Clan, Snoop Dogg, Southern California, San Pedro, Cheshire, Pomona, San Bernardino, Dave Matthews Band


These 6 new Dodger Stadium dishes (and 2 postseason food faves) will be ready for opening day

Even if you’re still trying to recover from watching the Dodgers lose the World Series twice at home in the past two years, there are still good reasons to come to the stadium for home games. First, the boys in blue are looking good again and maybe, just maybe, the third time will be the charm. And also, the food at Dodger Stadium is looking good again this year with several new dishes and a couple of returning stars making their debut on opening day this month. “We’re just trying to do simple f...
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Web-slingers will suit up with Spider-Man in new attraction coming to Marvel themed land at Disney California Adventure

Aspiring web-slingers will be able to suit up alongside Spider-Man and join Marvel stars in a new attraction in the super hero-themed land coming to Disney California Adventure in 2020. The new Spider-Man attraction will feature a cutting-edge interface using never-before-seen technology and practical effects that will let visitors experience what it’s like to have super powers. Related links What Marvel attractions are coming to the Disneyland Resort? It’s confusing Disneyland After Dark ...
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