Toad Know Pork

Toad Know Pork

Toad wasn’t crowded and the food was great. The waitress was surprised I ordered the pork trotters and finally talked me out of them, motioning repeatedly to her calves and saying we wouldn’t care for them in the slightest.

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The Gardena Volvo Salvage Yard

The Gardena Volvo Salvage Yard

This reminds me of the time I had to go down to Gardena to this Volvo salvage yard. I was looking for this piece body moulding that my car shed one night in Downtown. But that’s another story for another day.

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Baffled LAPD Seeks Advice From Junior High Students

Baffled LAPD Seeks Advice From Junior High Students

The LAPD is running an essay contest open to LA Unified students in grades six through eight. This year’s topic: If you were a Los Angeles police officer, how would you help solve the problems in your neighborhood or community?

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LA Concert Calendar: August 1 - 7

LA Concert Calendar: August 1 – 7

Recommended Show of the Week: Violent Femmes @ Amoeba. I had to double-check this listing to make sure it wasn’t a cover band going for some cute but easily confusing play on the original’s name. Like Virulent Femmes or Violet Ferns or Violent Phlegm. Nope, it’s them. Get there early.

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International Noise Conspiracy @ Echo Review

International Noise Conspiracy @ Echo Review

In 7 words – it was an incredible, incredible, incredible show.

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