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One of Walldog's large-scale ads.

That's what they call a canvas in the big city

Jan 8, 2015
L.A. company Walldogs company hand-paints those ads found on the sides of buildings.
Posted In: billboard, los angeles
California smog envelops the Vincent Thomas Bridge, a blimp and shipping yard cranes in the shipyards of the Port of Long Beach in 2003.

Who's the real-life inspiration for L.A. noir?

Dec 30, 2014
The L.A. Times traces the life of private detective Samuel Marlowe.
Posted In: los angeles, fiction

How an oil rush made LA the city it is today

Dec 18, 2014
After first oil well was drilled in 1892, derricks became a symbol of Los Angeles.
Posted In: Oil, oil well, los angeles

The slick business behind 'Sharknado(es)'

Aug 7, 2014
The Asylum hasn't lost any money on the more than 200 "mockbusters" they've made.
Posted In: film industry, Sharknado, los angeles

LA Smog: the battle against air pollution

Jul 14, 2014
How can the Chinese live with terrible air pollution? One answer: Americans did.
Posted In: China, los angeles, smog, history, air pollution

Women led air pollution protests from the start

Jul 14, 2014
Women often partnered with scientists to make their case for cleaner air.
Posted In: los angeles, smog, environmentalists, history

Meet the other undocumented immigrants

Jul 2, 2014
30-40 percent of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. entered the country legally.
Posted In: illegal immigration, visa, work visas, los angeles
Kershaw Bobblehead

Bobbleheadmania hits Dodger Stadium

Jun 20, 2014
What really brings baseball fans to the stadium? Free giveaways.
Posted In: Dodgers, baseball, los angeles

Paparazzi photographer caught in the act!

Mar 13, 2014
Does that look like a tabloid headline? Good.
Posted In: paparazzi, celebrities, los angeles

A $100 million home run for Dodger Stadium

Mar 27, 2013
Dodger Stadium is in the midst of a $100 million remodel. Janet Marie Smith, the architect who designed it, took us on a tour less than a week before opening day.
Posted In: Dodgers, baseball, MLB, los angeles

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