Arian Moayed, A STRANGE LOOP’s Cherie B Tay & More Take Part in BAC & Cody Renard Richard Scholars Event in New York City

Arian Moayed, A STRANGE LOOP’s Cherie B Tay & More Take Part in BAC & Cody Renard Richard Scholars Event in New York City

The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program and Broadway Advocacy Coalition organized a weekend in New York for its ten program scholars to encourage them to continue in their work in the theater industry. The weekend was made possible from the generous support of the Theater Leadership Project. The scholars arrived in New York on Friday … Read more

LA Tenants Say City Is Failing To Hold Mega-Landlord Mike Nijjar Accountable For Slum Housing Conditions

LA Tenants Say City Is Failing To Hold Mega-Landlord Mike Nijjar Accountable For Slum Housing Conditions

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered weekdays. Tenants at a sprawling apartment complex in South LA have complained for years about mold, pests, raw sewage and faulty heaters, but they say their landlord – one of the largest rental property owners in the state – still hasn’t fixed the … Read more

NYC Life Insider’s Guide: Renewal Highlights, Broadway, Cabaret, and More

NYC Life Insider’s Guide: Renewal Highlights, Broadway, Cabaret, and More

There’s a powerful art exhibit at Rockefeller center and our roving photographer has captured the essence. We have highlights of last week’s awesome Renewal Summit. Valerie Smaldone says for wonderful writing and rich dialogue, The Minutes, now on Broadway, is a play to see. There’s LIVE entertainment and events galore right now. The Hungary LIVE … Read more

Supervisor Kathryn Barger endorses recall of DA George Gascón

Supervisor Kathryn Barger endorses recall of DA George Gascón

(L to R) Lo Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and District Attorney George Gascón. [Images via Facebook] Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has become the latest prominent voice to support the effort to recall District Attorney George Gascón – saying “the last straw” for her was a report detailing how zero-bail policies are diminishing … Read more

SAWS reports drought sparks interest in water-saving yards in San Antonio

SAWS reports drought sparks interest in water-saving yards in San Antonio

The San Antonio Water System reports the drought is sparking interest among customers about how to install a water-saving landscape. The city-owned water utility offers education, water-saver coupons, and other rebates to make it easier to replace thirsty lawns with native or drought tolerant vegetation and do away with automatic sprinkler systems. For many residents … Read more

Why LA County Extended a Mask Mandate – NBC Los Angeles

Why LA County Extended a Mask Mandate – NBC Los Angeles

The mask requirement for public transit due to expire soon was extended Friday in Los Angeles County after an uptick in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations pushed the region into a higher COVID risk category last week. The state’s most populous county moved from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “low” risk category to … Read more

Why Trees Are Not Part of LA’s Outdoor Watering Restrictions – NBC Los Angeles

Why Trees Are Not Part of LA’s Outdoor Watering Restrictions – NBC Los Angeles

Two-day-per-week outdoor watering restrictions are set to begin June 1 in Los Angeles. But there’s an important exception to the rule in place to reduce water use during the region’s dry spell. Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday that the water restrictions do not apply to tree watering. The mayor said the region needs its trees … Read more