Articles Tagged With ‘Los Angeles’

Lakers fans go on downtown rampage

LAPD officers clashed with rowdy basketball fans following Thursday night’s victory by the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 7 of the NBA championship series. [LA Times] The Lakers beat the Boston Celtics 83-79 to clinch the championship before 20,000 enthusiastic... (Continue reading)

Concert Review: Sting at the Hollywood Bowl

By DAVID CONGALTON Let me cut to the chase. I went to the Hollywood Bowl last Tuesday night, my first visit ever to the magical venue, and saw my first concert ever with Sting, backed not by his Police mates,... (Continue reading)

How much for Game 7 courtside Laker seats?

Check of ticket brokers and other outlets Wednesday morning shows that they’re running anywhere from $12,500 to $60,000. As Thursday’s Lakers-Celtics basketball tipoff draws closer, those numbers are certain to rise. [LA Observed] The Lakers demolished the Celtics in Game... (Continue reading)

New daily flight added between SLO and Los Angeles

United Airlines will offer a sixth daily flight between San Luis Obispo and Los Angeles International Airport starting April 6. [Tribune] The new flight is scheduled to arrive in San Luis Obispo at 1:59 p.m. from Los Angeles, with a... (Continue reading)

“Stand and Deliver” teacher battling cancer

Jaime Escalante, the Los Angeles math teacher who inspired the hit movie “Stand and Deliver,” is battling cancer and his family has run out of money to pay medical bills. [KTLA] So far, only $5,000 has been raised on behalf... (Continue reading)

L.A. doctor gets five years in bike rage case

An emergency room physician was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for assaulting two bicyclists in Los Angeles by driving in front of them and slamming on his brakes. [Los Angeles Times] Christopher Thompson, 60, was arrested on... (Continue reading)