Subscribe: Los Angeles Metblogs
Preview: Los Angeles Metblogs

Lizard people dude. Seriously.

Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:19:24 +0000


Fabulous Fords Forever show this Sunday in Buena Park.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:19:12 +0000

Yes I know Buena Park is in the OC, but this show started in Los Angeles and outgrew its humble beginnings several years ago when it grew to be the largest single Manufacturer show on the West Coast.  With over 2000 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Edsel automobiles it will be huge event. Details….Sunday April 30 …

Can you help a family out?

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:56:28 +0000

Tragedy struck my little corner of L.A again Saturday night. Two young men were gunned down walking about  near a friends home. Details are sketchy.  Both young men have no known “history” and were active in local sports.  One went to Monrovia High School, the other at Monrovia Canyon High School. Sadly Oscar Garcia was …

10th Annual Concorso Ferrari

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:30:33 +0000

Sunday I dragged myself out of bed early, not for a box of donuts, but to wander a mile or so up and down Colorado Boulevard in Old Town Pas to admire 150, give or take, Ferrari’s. Some really rare and vintage were well represented. There are more unfiltered raw jpeg in my Concorso Ferrari …

San Gabriel River is flowing deep this spring

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:05:20 +0000

All that glorious rain that fell this winter made a dent in the 9+ year old drought through out the Los Angeles Basin.   The impact of those rains is most evident in the San Gabriel Canyon.  Both major dams are way up…and where the river was a barely a trickle where the East Ford …

Ferraris on Colorado returns to Old Town Pas Sunday 4/23

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 18:00:07 +0000

Mark you calendars.  The biggest Ferrari only show in Los Angeles will take place Sunday 4/23 in Old Town Pasadena. The show is limited to 150 cars. Officially known as the Concorso Ferrari will have a wonderful collection of vintage to nearly new Ferraris for you to ooh and ah over as you stroll Colorado Boulevard. …

Pi day deals…your choice of pies

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:31:22 +0000

March 14 is National Pi Day, and Whole Foods Market is celebrating by offering $3.14 off both large bakery pies and large take-and-bake pizzas! This Pi Day deal is only valid on March 14 and available while supplies last. Varieties of pies and pizzas vary from store to store, but may include pumpkin pie, apple …

“What Role Can We Play in Fighting Hate Online?” L.A. Event from the ADL Asian Jewish Initiative and NextGen Community

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:00:10 +0000

The community is invited to a discussion on “What role can we play in fighting hate online?” sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League’s Asian Jewish Initiative and NextGen Community on Wednesday, February 15, at Google, 340 Main St. in Venice, at 7 p.m. There will be a NextGen-hosted happy hour following the program. Speakers include Brittan …

Santa Visits my ‘hood

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 00:42:25 +0000

The tradition continues in my little corner of suburban L.A…Santa visits every neighborhood in the town a section at time for a week until every kid has seen him.  What traditions in your corner of L.A do you treasure?

Happy Huladays at the Original Tiki Marketplace

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:22:33 +0000

Pardon the play on words, but its fitting.  A Holiday sale for all things Tiki, retro Tiki and stuff with a modern twist.  Among the Artists there will be my favorite Tiki artists, L.A Area based artist noir-Rick Kess.  A low quality watermarked  example of Rick’s work is to the right for your reference. More information …

Street Seen: De-Greened

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:22:53 +0000

For as long as I’ve been traveling Jefferson Boulevard either by bike or car, I’ve bemoaned the bunkerfication of so many of the buildings that line it — especially those between Crenshaw and La Brea. Squat, brutal, mostly windowless boxes seemingly fortified to repel looters and rioters, there is little in the way of architectural …