My LA Life

January 4, 2009

How to scare anyone in California (UK Times)

Filed under: news — Tags: , , — MT @ 9:34 pm

Hundreds of earthquakes have hit Yellowstone National Park, raising fears of a more powerful volcanic eruption.

The earthquake swarm, the biggest in more than 20 years, is being closely monitored by scientists and emergency authorities.

The series of small quakes included three last Friday which measured stronger than magnitude 3.0. The strongest since this latest swarm of quakes began on December 27 was 3.9.

No damage has yet been reported but scientists say this level of activity – there have been more than 500 tremors in the last week – is highly unusual.

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December 16, 2008

Today’s LA Story: And if you REALLY have money……

Filed under: news, real estate, star — Tags: , , — MT @ 6:40 pm

You can buy yourself a piece of celebreality instant history. Imagine, you can point out a sofa and say, ‘that’s where Kim’s ass was, oh, and there, and THERE’.


Time to buy a house in LA……

Filed under: news — Tags: , — MT @ 6:29 pm

If you um, have any money……


December 15, 2008

Today’s LA Story – Philippe Starck at Big Lots

Filed under: news — Tags: , — MT @ 9:13 am


Click the pic for the full story from the LA Times

Big Lots is a super discount warehouse of a supermarket that sells everything in bulk.
Philippe Starck seems to have some sort of BFF thing going with the sbe group, who have a number of high-end restaurants in town, and just opened their first LA hotel.
For me Philippe is a bit 90’s now (how long ago WAS the Royalton Phillippe?) but hey, it will probably do very well, and I will no doubt have a cocktail or two there.
However, in this city with its incredible amount of visionary design talent, it is a little bit sad that the portly Frenchman still dominates the market.

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