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Weekend on the cheap: Halloween food fest in K-Town, the Brewery Art Walk, and more — Omar Kalifornia/Flickr/Creative Commons Visitors to the April 2008 Brewery Art Walk in LA take a tour of the art in artist Dave Lefner's loft. Got some free time on your hands? Good! Southern California Public Radio's social media producer, Kristen Lepore, writes a weekly column on cheap things to do in LA.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @KristenLepore: Weekend drinking game: Chug every time you hear me say 'delicious' in @taketwo #LAevents segment with @thebenbergman

Tolstoy, Dickens and Jefferson walk into a room... — Geffen Playhouse/Michael Lamont David Melville, Armin Shimerman and Larry Cedar in "The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord," now playing at the Geffen Playhouse. Charles Dickens, Thomas Jefferson and Leo Tolstoy are all trapped in a room. Their only way out: agreeing on the meaning of life.
Oct 24, 2014

"Tolstoy, Dickens and Jefferson walk into a room..." Here's my talk with playwright of Gospel at @GeffenPlayhouse…

'Sideways': Ten years later, hit film still makes waves in Santa Ynez Valley economy — Ten years after the premiere of "Sideways," the region where the film is set continues to feel its impact. The independent movie about two middle-aged men drinking and misbehaving their way through Santa Barbara wine country opened in limited release in October 2004 and went on to became a surprise hit, grossing more than $71 million at the box office.
Oct 24, 2014

Very cool! Nephew-in-law Norm Yost interviewed about his Flying Goat Cellars' Pinot Noir!…

Live: Shooter dead after opening fire at high school north of Seattle — Police responded Friday to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting. Local television stations said two people were being airlifted to a hospital. Live video showed students being evacuated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, near Everett.

Earthquake warning alerts on your phone? — What's that blaring from phone? One day, it might be an alert warning you of an earthquake headed your way. Before that can happen though, federal officials need to address some serious issues in the Wireless Emergency Alert system, or WEA.
Oct 24, 2014

One day we may get quake warnings on our phone... but some serious tech problems need to be addressed first:

LA Unified gets school lunch makeover in test of locally sourced meals — Los Angeles Unified and 14 other school districts across California launched a pilot program Thursday that aims to bring the farm-to-table movement to school campuses. Known as "California Thursdays," the new initiative seeks to increase healthy, homegrown food in school meals and reduce schools' dependence on processed foods that have become a staple of student lunches in recent decades.

Gang tensions upset Pacific Islander community in Los Angeles — Samoan and Tongan street gangs have clashed in southwest Los Angeles County for decades but a pair of recent shootings has brought the violence into sharp focus for the larger Pacific Islander community.