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Mike Davis

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  • Chefs name favorite L.A. hole-in-the-wall restaurants

     
    Favorite hole-in-the-walls: Eater L.A. asked several of L.A.'s best chefs what their favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurants are: Some of LA's tastiest bites hail from random tiny, divey, ethnic abodes scattered all around (and outside of) town from...
  • Another Good Story Ruined: Gen. Otis' Armored Car [2nd Update]

     
    Behold the war machine of Gen. Harrison Gray Otis! A 1910 Franklin Model H landaulet! Virtually no one who writes about The Times and Gen. Harrison Gray Otis can resist referring to a cannon mounted on his car. Otis is “the man you love to hate” of...
  • Baseball: Woodcrest Christian reaches Division 5 final

     
    Mike Davis struck out seven and threw a complete game to help Riverside Woodcrest Christian defeat Van Nuys Montclair Prep, 4-3, in a Division 5 semifinal game. Max Miller had two hits and scored two runs for Montclair Prep, which......
  • The 15 greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, No. 15: Kirk Gibson

     
    Kirk Gibson's Homerun Julio | MySpace Video First we asked you to pick the top L.A. Kings of all time and received over 1,000 ballots. Then we asked for the top L.A. Lakers of all time and received over 6,000......
  • Should cash-strapped California buy Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch?

     
    The state is in the middle of a major fiscal crisis. Still, there is talk of turning Michael Jackson's famous -- or infamous -- Neverland Ranch into a state park. Assemblyman Mike Davis, a Los Angeles Democrat, said Tuesday that......
  • Critic's Notebook: 'Architecture of the Sun: Los Angeles Modernism 1900-1970'

    Critic's Notebook: 'Architecture of the Sun: Los Angeles Modernism 1900-1970'
    Thomas S. Hines, a professor emeritus at UCLA, is the dean of architectural historians in Los Angeles, the author of major studies of the pioneering modernists Richard Neutra and Irving Gill. In "Architecture of the Sun: Los Angeles Modernism 1900-1970,"...
  • 'Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics' by Rebecca Solnit

    Storming the Gates of Paradise Landscapes for Politics Rebecca Solnit University of California Press: 416 pp., $24.95 By Bill McKibben Special to The Times In one of the best essays in this sterling collection, activist Rebecca Solnit describes...
  • New developments mask wild land's deadly threat

    New developments mask wild land's deadly threat
    The enduring image of the Southern California hillside resident -- the one who braces for disaster every fall, just as the Santa Anas begin to blow -- is that of a self-reliant, latter-day homesteader who settled up among the trees because he finds...
  • Musings on fire, in word and song

    When the hills of Los Angeles are burning Palm trees are candles in the murder wind So many lives are on the breeze Even the stars are ill at ease And Los Angeles is burning. -- Bad Religion "Los Angeles Is Burning" (2004) Fire in Malibu has a...
  • Mark Ridley-Thomas works to connect with voters

    During a day of stop-and-go campaigning for the 2nd District seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, state Sen. Mark Ridley-Thomas paused for a little criticism from his campaign manager: You need to do more to toot your own horn. "You have...
  • Getting voters to polls for budget measures will be tough

    Voters streamed to the polls in November, lining up from before dawn until after nightfall, a tableau of involvement that cheered fans of democracy whether or not they supported the winners. In California, almost 80% of registered voters turned out,...