Manhattan Beach outlaws most skateboarding – “luge” and “destructive” skateboarding are now misdemeanors. Violators could be sentenced to “up to a year in jail and as much as a $2,000 fine”. “Destructive skateboarding” is defined as jumping “on or over objects on private and public property, including benches, planters and handrails.” MB lacks a skatepark to offer its kids an option to breaking the law. (source: Daily Breeze… photo by OPHOTN via Flickr)
The LA Independent’s Kyle Buchanan has a date with Angelyne and gets to see her boobs.
School teachers by day, rock’n’roll performers by night – which is their alter-ego? Shannon Flaherty profiles LAUSD teachers who moonlight as musicians in the LA Alternative.
GreenLAGirl rounds up recurring LA area bicycling events in the newest addition to her series “A Carless Culture… that examines how we can make de-car-ing a sexy and viable travel solution for Angelenos.”
MySpace blogger Ryan writes about his both his determination and self doubts about making it as an actor in his post, “Reasons Why I Am Going To Be Famous, Part II”. “Part I” is locked, so I guess we’ll all have to wait for the post-Oscar memoirs to hear about the secret to his success. Ryan isn’t in LA… yet… but you can follow his steps as he comes closer here.
Many celebrities have websites – few have as one as cool as Jeff Bridges. The site is hand drawn by Bridges (who needs text?) and frequently updated. Plenty to explore, but my favorite part remains his gallery of set photos he shoots with a “Wide-Lux camera… It’s got a 28mm lens that pans nearly 180 degrees. Instead of a traditional shutter, it has a slit that, as the lens pans, exposes the film.”