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San Pedro's 'living treasure' Harry Hall celebrates his 101st birthday

Harry Hall was born in 1913, and he’s lived in San Pedro ever since. Friends, family and fans flocked to the English pub last Friday to celebrate Harry’s 101st birthday.
O.J. Simpson had said he'd surrender that morning, avoid all the cameras and the hoo-ha, but then he cut and ran, and for hours, it was a game of where's O.J.?
Dana Vahle and Zoey Tur, who as Dirk Vahle and Bob Tur, were the first two TV chopper pilots to follow OJ on June 17, 1994. They were arch enemies; now they're friends.
Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with Zoey Tur and Dana Vahle, who 20 years ago were Bob and Dirk, macho TV chopper pilots competing for video of OJ slow-speed chase.
The Peacocks of Palos Verdes
In bucolic Rolling Hills Estates, a murder mystery is unfolding, featuring local politics, warring neighbors and at least 50 victims.

Dylan Brody to Dad: Happy Father's Day ... kinda

A push-pull ambivalent Happy Father's Day from Off-Ramp commentator Dylan Brody to his MIT playwright father, Alan.

Route 66 icon Wigwam Motel's owner to be crowned Americana royalty

Only in America could Rialto's Native American-themed Wigwam Motel be lovingly restored by an Indian-American born on Route 66.
LACMA has just opened one of the most impressive displays of 20th Century European painting in its history. It’s about the Expressionists, and how they got that way.

Supporters of High Line concept hold wake for a historic LA River bridge

Supporters of the Figueroa-Riverside Bridge hold a wake to mourn the historic bridge's imminent demise.
El Batey
After 48 years in business, the El Batey No. 2 market on the corner of Echo Park and Delta Aves. has closed its doors for good.
Clipper Darrell
During all the news and tumult, one person paying especially close attention to the Clippers is Darrell Bailey — better known as Clipper Darrell, the team's biggest fan.