I’m reading the Argonaut @ lunch today and I discover they’re shrinking the performance zones in my old stomping ground. The beach madness is being curtailed, and that can’t be good: Since the lottery went into effect March 1st, street performers, who used to have few space restrictions, now have to limit their shows to a 20-foot-wide by eight-foot-deep marked area.
Unfortunately, supermarket parking lot tin shack fireworks are illegal within the city limits of Los Angeles proper. So where can one legally blow some shit up in their driveway to ring in the 4th?
Lisa Marie Meier of Los Angeles is suing Rubio’s, claiming the fast food chain deceived her when she purchased a $6 lobster burrito that actually contained langostino, a cheaper shrimp-like shellfish. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, seeks class action status on behalf of all consumers who have bought a lobster burrito or lobster taco at Rubio’s.
If you’re suffering from Griffith Park Laserium withdrawal, Machine Project will create their own psychedelic light show, The Fourth of Doom, set to music late Sunday night.
On Friday, the MTA will introduce #399, a non-emergency cell phone number motorists can use for roadside assistance on Los Angeles County freeways. It’s anticipated that #399 will reduce the burden on the 911 emergency system which the overly-dramatic seem to be calling whenever they run out of gas or get a flat.