Three guacs for Super Bowl Sunday, and animal sex for Valentine's - Off-Ramp for Feb. 1, 2014

Guelaguetza - 1
You've probably heard by now that Superbowl weekend is high season for the avocado — the closest thing California has to an official state food. Here's two guacamole recipes from Guelaguetza's Bricia Lopez.
Steve Whitmore at Lindsay Lohan Probation Hearing
KPCC's Frank Stoltze: "You know, you could be a little mean at times." Sheriff's PIO Steve Whitmore: "That's very true, and I apologize for that."
KPCC's John Rabe with former LA Zoo curator Mike Dee. On February 8th, as part of its "Sex and the City Zoo" Valentines event, Dee will be giving "a provocative presentation about animal mating, dating and cohabitating" at the Zoo.
The sexual practices of flamingos, tapirs, rhinos and chimps might explain our urges, but you probably don't want to emulate them.
The Lone Ranger

Oscars 2014: Best Makeup nominee Joel Harlow

Academy Award winner Joel Harlow is a man of a thousand faces, but almost none of them are his. He's nominated again, this time for his work on Johnny Depp in "The Lone Ranger."

Subject of new PMCA exhibit was hiding in plain sight

Some of Ramos Martínez’ most affecting scenes are spread over the pages of our own L.A. Times — which in the 1930s was editorially committed to deporting poor Mexican migrants.
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