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  • Cake Monkey: Making a show-stealing babka

    By Jessica Ritz

    March 31, 2016 | 10:09 am

    Eight years is plenty of time to develop solid products and to know your audience. No wonder Cake Monkey’s first brick-and-mortar bakery, on Beverly Boulevard, proved an instant hit, following the success of the baked goods company’s wholesale business.

    With an eye-catching pink...

  • #myLAcommute I want to be a lawyer and work in DTLA

    August 17, 2015 | 1:47 pm


    I’m a junior at the Downtown Magnets High School. I’m taking English this summer, I wish I didn’t have to, but I failed the class. I missed a lot of classes and now I’m paying for it.

    I could go to a school closer to home in East L.A., but my school is really...

  • La Brea ‘Eastbound & Down’ billboard removed after Orthodox pressure

    By Jared Sichel

    September 13, 2013 | 3:26 pm

    For the second time in two months, the Orthodox Jewish community in Los Angeles has successfully pressured a major billboard company to take down what some considered offensive advertising.

    The latest, a billboard located at the corner of Beverly Boulevard and Detroit Street in...

  • A ‘walk’ to remember

    April 18, 2013 | 2:27 pm

    With African drumming and a chorus of shofars, more than 2,000 people in purple T-shirts reading “I walk to tip the scales” gathered in Pan Pacific Park on April 14 to call attention to global injustice.

    Under overcast skies, the seventh annual Walk to End Genocide raised more...

  • Jonah Hill: ‘Moneyball’s’ super-talented, super-nice Jewish boy [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 11, 2012 | 1:44 pm

    Five minutes late to an interview at House Cafe on Beverly Boulevard, Jonah Hill apologizes like a contrite teenager. “I’m sorry I’m tardy,” he says, explaining he’d just flown in from shooting “Neighborhood Watch” in Atlanta and was scrambling to finish his Chanukah shopping.  His...

  • The low-budget rescue team

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 10, 2011 | 6:40 pm

    At 10:32 on a Tuesday morning, exactly seven minutes after he ran out the door of his real estate management office, Steve Fleichman, a volunteer with Hatzolah of Los Angeles, pulled an ambulance up to the front of the Goodwill shop on Beverly Boulevard. Other Hatzolah responders’...

  • Sculpture? It’s a Klapper! Ballet in Bel Air

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    On the Town

    Dr. Robert Klapper is one amazing guy. He's a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon whose patients include Dustin Hoffman, Sasha Baron Cohen and Brett Ratner. He holds numerous patents for surgical tools. He is an avid surfer. He sculpts pietas out of imported Italian marble...