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Childish Gambino to host three concurrent ‘Summertime Starts Here’ events this weekend in New York, Los Angeles, and London

New York, Los Angeles, and London will serve as the sites of three concurrent Childish Gambino events the weekend of July 14 – 15, as the “This Is America” producer brings his enigmatic Summertime Starts Here event experience series to each city in staggered intervals. Summertime Starts Here initially debuted in New York on July 13 at […]

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Steve Aoki puts down the cake, launches new Pizzaoki restaurant in LA

Pastry hurling international dance icon Steve Aoki has decided to temporarily halt the on-stage cake throwing gimmick and pick up the dough roller. The 40-year superstar DJ/producer has just announced the opening of Pizzaoki in his hometown of Los Angeles. As the son of Benihana’s founder, who once told Yahoo Finance he has never received a […]

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Dangerous ‘Sideshows’ In LA Draw Hundreds To Watch Cars Do Donuts

The most recent form of dangerous street racing currently plaguing Los Angeles are “sideshows,” which is where a large number of spectators and drivers take over intersections to watch cars perform stunts like donuts and burnouts. A few such sideshows took place over the weekend, drawing hundreds of onlookers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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It's official, Amoeba Records will relocate its flagship Hollywood location

It’s official, Amoeba Records will relocate its flagship Hollywood location

Shortly after announcing the opening of an in-house cannabis dispensary, vinyl capitol Amoeba Records has confirmed the swirling rumors that it will relocate its longtime famed Hollywood location. Drawings of a new tower intended to go on the current site were published in 2016, starting the rumors of Amoeba’s demise. Planning documents were unearthed confirming the sale […]

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Exclusive: Sacha Robotti dives deep into his Sloth Sanctuary (Mix)

Los Angeles is not just Sacha Robotti‘s new home, but also his residence. The news is out that Sound nightclub has officially booked the Dirtybird veteran and Sloth King for a summer residency beginning on June 23. To boot, each show will also be an open-to-close affair, allowing him to showcase his full essence as […]

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Republican Congressional Candidate Kicks Trans Woman Out of Denny’s Bathroom

This week, long shot Republican congressional candidate Jazmina Saavedra broadcast a Facebook live video from a Denny’s in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, where she stalked a trans woman into the ladies’ room and harassed her until she left. Saavedra, a Trump supporter who is running to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Uber Plans to Put Self-Driving Cars Back on the Road ‘Within the Next Few Months’ After Fatal Crash

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says that the company plans to put self-driving cars back on the road “within the next few months.” The transportation company suspended tests in March after one of its vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona. The incident is believed to be the first human death from an autonomous…Read more… […]

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Exclusive Premiere: West Coast Massive – ‘Until We Die Young’

Alex Bandes & Steven Girardi of West Coast Massive met at a college party in Virginia during the Spring of 2015. After knowing each other for just a week, they decided to move in together for the summer and spend all their time producing music. It’s a good thing that they did: ‘Until We Die […]

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See If You Can Build a Granny Flat In Your L.A. Backyard With This Tool

In Los Angeles, the backyard accessory dwelling unit (ADU), or “granny flat,” is a common addition to many homes. These one-bedroom apartment/guest houses can be tricky to build, though, especially if you don’t know the zoning requirements for your plot. This tool can help.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Los Angeles Drivers Avoiding Gridlock Find Themselves Trapped In The Sands Of Time

A helicopter traffic camera flying over Los Angeles gridlock found something funny going on. Some motorists, desperate to not be stuck in traffic, tried to drive through a field of sand and a bunch of them got hilariously stuck anyway.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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A Camouflaged Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Apparently Broke Down In The Middle Of L.A.

Alfa Romeos still break down. It happened to us and it’s happened to others. So what? Maybe it happened again. OK, apparently it has happened again, this time with what appears to be a pre-production Stelvio Quadrifoglio crossover, right in the middle of Sunset Boulevard.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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New California Movement Proposes to Split Golden State

Yesterday, Robert Paul Preston and Tom Reed launched “New California,” a movement that would make the rural, inland part of California into the nation’s fifty-first state while leaving the coastal cities to their own devices (but keeping San Diego for themselves.) This is the third movement in two …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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At Least 13 Dead As Mudslides Crush Cars And Carry Off Homes In Southern California

At least 13 people have lost their lives in the Santa Barbara County and many more have lost their homes and cars as heavy rains brought mudslides and flooding to Southern California Tuesday. Vegetation which would normally hold the hillsides together was burned away in last month’s wild fires, leaving the area…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Watch A Three Car Pileup Happen As Everybody Stares At SpaceX Rocket Launch 

On Friday, SpaceX launched a rocket into space, freaking a lot of people out on the ground, some of whom thought it might be aliens. (It wasn’t.) Unsurprisingly, some drivers on the road were similarly caught unawares, likely leading to a pretty nasty collision.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Watch James Blake debut three new songs live

James Blake has taken a trifecta of new tracks on tour with him. The singer/songwriter surprised San Francisco and Los Angeles audiences by previewing three unheard songs, “I Can’t Believe That We Float,” “Asking For A Friend,” and “Black Lung” during his recent performances.Blake released his last album, The Colour in Everything, back in 2016. While […]

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