Good morning, 818! Today is Monday, August 3, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 88 and a low of 66, according to the National Weather Service.
All anyone wanted to talk about this week was the story of the Dentist and the Lion. Sounds like the title of a children's book. But of course the tragic tale of Cecil and Minnesota dental practitioner Walter Palmer is anything but the stuff of fairy tales.
Alain Resnais, who died a little more than a year ago, was the most avant garde filmmaker of the French New Wave, except perhaps for Godard, who deconstructed filmic convention till there was nothing left. Resnais, despite all his manipulation of time and narrative unreliability, was still rooted in some notion of story; he also was fascinated by stage drama, which Godard never showed any interest in.
Just five days prior to their highly anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title showdown, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey was urged by challenger Bethe Correia to keep the fight standing.
COMPTON — When the Arroyo Seco Saints Palomino 19-and-under baseball team is playing well, typically it’s easy to tell.
When it comes to jazz drummers, Los Angeles has an embarrassment of riches. Trap drummers, big band swingers, mallet artists, studio generalists, hand drummers and ethnic specialists abound, all to be found in the Local 47 directory. One of the most intimate settings for jazz drummers is the trio, of which Joe LaBarbera is a living master.
Under pressure to meet a state-mandated target for water conservation, Burbank cut its water use by more than a quarter in June, slightly surpassing its target for the month. State and local officials, however, continue to stress the need for long-term water savings.
With just about one week before children return to Glendale Unified’s public schools on Aug. 10, hundreds of them who have attended the city’s Kool Dayz Day Camp over the past several weeks were still enjoying their free time on Friday morning as they made crafts, played basketball and enjoyed free play.
It should come as no surprise to you by now, that helping your kids develop better focusing skills is a combination of planning and flexibility. Hopefully, you and your family have developed some good study skills early on, but even if you haven’t, it’s not too late to improve your situation.
Super low to the ground. Hugging the corners. Small spinouts. No problem.