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Today: Remembering the Fallen

Today: Remembering the Fallen
  • Today: Remembering the Fallen FWC: Today: Remembering the Fallen

    On this Memorial Day, a look at the stories of California’s war dead. TOP STORIES Remembering the Fallen “I feel very proud of my son. But I also feel very, very sad. Nothing can compare to the loss of my only son.” That’s one of the moving remembrances posted by those who knew and loved the more…

  • Eels' Mark Oliver Everett disputes the 'sad band' tag: 'All I’ve tried to do is reflect life' FWC: Eels’ Mark Oliver Everett disputes the ‘sad band’ tag: ‘All I’ve tried to do is reflect life’

    When Mark Oliver Everett finds himself recognized, as he is on a recent morning at a Los Feliz cafe, it’s hard for him to know exactly who it is he’s supposed to be. Granted, he’s the sole permanent member of the band Eels, which saw some MTV exposure in the ’90s and has continued as a kind of…

  • Kevin Smith’s very meta Jay and Silent Bob Reboot to begin filming in August FWC: Kevin Smith’s very meta Jay and Silent Bob Reboot to begin filming in August

    Kevin Smith’s recent directorial output has been, shall we say, inconsistent. He’s done a handful of decent episodes of The Flash and Supergirl, Tusk (which we liked!), and Yoga Hosers (which we, well, didn’t). Perhaps it’s unsurprising that the writer, comedian, and prolific podcaster is returning to two of his old standbys and running another Jay and Silent Bob flick up the flagpole. Last fall, Smith…

  • Florence Welch joins The Rolling Stones for “Wild Horses” duet: Watch FWC: Florence Welch joins The Rolling Stones for “Wild Horses” duet: Watch

    Keith Richards isn’t such a fan of Taylor Swift, Metallica, or The Beatles, but he sure likes Florence Welch. It appears he’s not the only Rolling Stone, either. First, Florence and the Machine served as one of the opening acts for the legendary British rockers. Later in the evening, the band brought Welch out for an impassioned duet with Mick…

  • California Inc.: Culver City pot shop set to go public — in Canada FWC: California Inc.: Culver City pot shop set to go public — in Canada

    Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week. Markets are closed for Memorial Day, giving investors another day off to digest President…

  • Essential California: The money shaping the governor's race FWC: Essential California: The money shaping the governor’s race

    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Monday, May 28, Memorial Day, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES An unprecedented amount of money from wealthy donors, unions and corporations is flowing into the California governor’s race, giving independent…

  • Rezz Drops Incredible New “Life & Death” ID & It Definitely Gives Us Life [WATCH] FWC: Rezz Drops Incredible New “Life & Death” ID & It Definitely Gives Us Life [WATCH]

    Omg, Rezz! What are you trying to do to us? The producer just unleashed a new ID fans are calling “Life &Death,” going off from just a couple of words that make for the new song’s lyrics. There’s something delicate about this one, but it’s gnarly to it’s core. Space Mom always delivers, but we almost can’t believe our ears.…

  • After pointlessly groping countless Americans, the TSA is keeping a secret watchlist of those who fight back FWC: After pointlessly groping countless Americans, the TSA is keeping a secret watchlist of those who fight back

    “I need a witness!” exclaimed the security screener at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Because I had forgotten to remove my belt before going through a scanner, he explained, I must undergo an “enhanced patdown.” I told him that if he jammed his hand into my groin, I’d file a formal…