Fire And Explosion Rip Through Downtown L.A., Leaving 11 Firefighters “With Burn Injuries”

A massive fire broke out in downtown Los Angeles Saturday evening, touching off an explosion and leaving nearly a dozen firefighters injured. “There was a significant explosion that caused a mayday report,” Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Erik Scott said … Read more…

‘#BlackAF’ Creator Kenya Barris Adds Another L.A. Home to Packed Portfolio

Nearly two years ago, “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris signed a $ 100 million overall deal with Netflix, placing him among a rarefied list of creators — which also includes Shonda Rhimes, Ryan Murphy and “Game of Thrones” showrunners David Benioff … Read more…

L.A. Restaurants, Caterers Adapt to Coronavirus With More Takeout, Delivery Options

As entire restaurant groups shut down in New York (Momofuku) or transition to takeout-only options like Seattle’s Canlis, Los Angeles restaurants are starting to follow suit to help stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, some are exploring other … Read more…

Gwen Stefani Joins ‘Best Friend’ Blake Shelton for Surprise Duet at His L.A. Concert

The ‘Hollaback Girl’ songstress delights audience at the Forum in Los Angeles when she makes an appearance during the ‘God’s Country’ singer’s concert to perform their collaboration ‘Nobody But You’. Aceshowbiz.com – Music News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

L.A. Sheriff Orders Destruction of Kobe Bryant Crash Pics, Calls Photo Leak ‘Betrayal’

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva addresses the leak of photos from the late basketball legend’s helicopter crash site, confirming that he ordered eight deputies involved to delete the images to prevent wider distribution. Aceshowbiz.com – Celebrity News BEST DEAL … Read more…

Jane Fonda Brings Her Climate Activism and Civil Disobedience Home to L.A.

Morgan Lieberman/Getty LOS ANGELES — On Friday morning, a crowd of climate activists, indigenous rights groups, some stray Tom Steyer supporters, celebrities from Jane Fonda to Joaquin Phoenix to Norman Lear, and one man dressed as Kermit the Frog rallied … Read more…

The Swishers Sell $8.7 Million L.A. Mansion to ‘Power’ Creator Courtney Kemp

Shortly before they picked up a $ 6 million estate in the mountains above Beverly Hills — within a guarded community famous for its high-profile residents — actor Joanna Garcia Swisher and her retired pro baseball player husband Nick Swisher quietly … Read more…

At Least Your Morning Commute Wasn’t As Bad As Getting Stuck Behind A Frozen 2 Musical In L.A. Traffic

James Corden and the cast of ‘Frozen 2’ staged a quickie of a musical right in the middle of Los Angeles traffic for a riveting installment of the late night host’s Crosswalk the Musical segment. Movies – News BEST DISCOUNT … Read more…

California firefighters take offensive against blazes in wine country, L.A. suburbs

California firefighters aided by subsiding winds took the offensive on Friday against two major wildfires at opposite ends of the state, one displacing 50,000 suburban Los Angeles residents and another roaring through Sonoma County’s famed wine country. Reuters: Environment BEST … Read more…