Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Before the L.A. Galaxy, Chivas USA, or LAFC, We Had The Los Angeles Aztecs

I wrote about the Los Angeles Aztecs of the North American Soccer League (1970s) for L.A. Taco: Perolli’s crew burned through the opposition, and won the Western Division Trophy. Weeks later, they won the NASL Championship Trophy after they defeated … Continue reading

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Photos From Mexico vs. Ecuador International Friendly Match

The national teams of Mexico and Ecuador met at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday March 28th for an international friendly match. Mexico won the game 1 – 0 thanks to a goal by Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez, his 39th … Continue reading

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Memories of Pico-Union and USC

Many of my friends went out to USC for the big game against cross-town rival UCLA last night (USC beat UCLA 50 – 0). I’m not a fan of college sports but I do have a soft spot in my heart … Continue reading

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Friday at Griffith Park Observatory

“There’s Griffith Park.” “Griffith Park? Is that where the observatory is at?!” “Yeah, up this hill.” “Let’s go!” 20 minutes later, my friend and I were at the top of hill, parking her car and giddy with excitement. Neither one … Continue reading

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Latin Alternative Music Club Mucho Wednesdays at La Cita to Close, Promoter to Launch Monthly Concert Series at The Echoplex

Latin alternative music fans were dealt a heavy blow days ago when club promoter Ricky Garay announced the end of his much-loved club night Mucho Wednesdays at La Cita. The weekly, bilingual dance party was the only place in town where … Continue reading

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Bugging Out in L.A.: Steve Bug Spins at Culprit Sessions’ Rooftop Party

Check out the sexy action over at LA Weekly.

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Teri of Le Butcherettes Spills her Guts on her New Album, New Band and New Home

Le Butcherettes opened for living legend Mike Watt (Minutemen, dos, fIREHOUSE, The Stooges) this past Friday for a night filled with many “firsts”: it was the band’s first gig at The Echo (photos here), the first time playing mostly (all?!) … Continue reading

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