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Los Angeles is closer to hosting another Olympics, while few cities can stay in race

LOS ANGELES — It’s an oft-repeated quip from Mayor Eric Garcetti when he discusses the 88% support in Los Angeles for the city’s Olympic bid.<p>In his business, almost nothing polls that well — not even sunshine.<p>It’s a line Garcetti has been able to get plenty of mileage out of as it highlights …

Hot yoga done to live violin music is coming to Echo Park and Venice

Do hot yoga to live music in Echo Park; learn the basics of nutritious cooking in the Valley; find out more about the fundamentals of breathing in Pacific Palisades and bring your baby to Pilates in Santa Monica:<p>Soups, salads and stir-fries<p>Want to learn how to cook more healthfully, but don't know …

Tesloop: Go between San Diego and LA for about $50 (or less), while riding in a Tesla

Let’s say you want to go to Paris on vacation and you find a really inexpensive airfare online.<p>But the flight leaves out of LAX, not Lindbergh Field …

Los Angeles

Martha Stewart Answers All Your Burning Paint Questions

We may think we know a lot about paint colors and decorating in general, but there's no way we'll ever come close to Martha Stewart's depth of …

Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Los Angeles, Summer 2017

With such beautiful days of seemingly endless sun, it’s a shame to sit inside in Los Angeles. And with summer finally here, there's no better time to sit outside to enjoy late sunsets, sunny afternoons, and the long twilight that affords ideal happy hours and early evening drinking al fresco.<p>Here …

New England

Holiday shopping this weekend? Here’s your guide to 9 Eastside area holiday markets

<b>By LUCY GUANUNA</b> ‘Tis the season of long checkout lines and chaotic mall parking lots. So we’ve compiled a list of holiday markets in and around the …

Turntables

This Boyle Heights Photographer Documents Her Community In Intimate Portraits

fullscreen<p>Photographer Star Montana was born and raised in Boyle Heights, and the Eastside neighborhood serves as a backdrop for much of her work. …

Mayor Eric Garcetti open to Elon Musk's tunnel solution for LA's traffic

The SpaceX founder says he’s been talking with Garcetti about the project<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in June, 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>SpaceX founder Elon Musk made waves in both the transit and tech communities earlier this year, when he …

Elon Musk

This New Boyle Heights Coffee Bar Has Become a Gentrification Battleground

It’s been a rocky first week for <b>Weird Wave Coffee Brewers</b> in Boyle Heights. The small corner shop tried to quietly start serving several days ago, but almost immediately became ground zero for the very public discussion about gentrification in one of Los Angeles’s most historically Latino …

Coffee

Stunning Colorful & Geometrical House

Japanese architecture Kochi Architects studio is famous for its using and exploration of space. Their latest creation plunges us in a house that …

Architecture

Free Wi-Fi service coming to 150 Metro buses around LA

The pilot program launches over the next two weeks<p>As Metro (slowly) rolls out cell service along its subway network, the transit agency is also working to install wireless internet on its vast fleet of buses. Last week, Metro announced a pilot program under which 150 Wi-Fi-equipped buses will be …

Ross Gardam's Polar wall lamp pivots to create rings of light

Australian designer Ross Gardam has added to his Polar series of lighting with a wall lamp that can be rotated to create eclipse-like effects.<p>Its …

Furniture