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EaterWire : Excalibur Medieval Resto Opens, Playa’s Secret Menu, Free Froyo at Menchie’s, More!

February 9, 2012
EaterWire : Excalibur Medieval Resto Opens, Playa’s Secret Menu, Free Froyo at Menchie’s, More!

DOWNTOWN— LAmag reports that a Medieval-themed restaurant called Excalibur opened yesterday across from the Staples Center on Figueroa. According to Facebook the eatery offers “an old-world dining experience” and “guests are encouraged to transform into a knight or fair maiden by dressing in costumes provided in-house and digging into family-style, mouth-watering feasts with their bare hands .” The menu . [LAmag, Facebook] MID-CITY— Did you know that Playa is offering a secret menu through March 31? The three course meal costs $37 and is offering during dinner service. [EaterWire] TORRANCE— Menchie’s froyo opens at Rolling Hills Plaza on February 11. Free froyo for all from 11AM-1PM. [EaterWire] SANTA MONICA— Brad Metzger of Restaurant Solutions has organized a pricey benefit dinner in support of Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra. The meal takes place on March 18, 6:30PM, at the Restaurant Solutions test kitchen and costs $750 (apparently $650 of that is tax deductible) per person with 15 seats open. The evening includes passed appetizers made by chefs Josiah Citrin (Melisse), Zoe Nathan (Huckleberry), Evan Funke (formerly of Rustic Canyon), and Raphael Lunetta (Jiraffe) followed by a two-course dinner with wine pairings by Baribault Family. RSVP here. [EaterWire] The rest is here: EaterWire : Excalibur Medieval Resto Opens, Playa’s Secret Menu, Free Froyo at Menchie’s, More!

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Extra, Extra: Immigration in Pomona, Mother-Daughter Drug Smugglers, and a Narcissistic Fred Durst

February 9, 2012
Extra, Extra: Immigration in Pomona, Mother-Daughter Drug Smugglers, and a Narcissistic Fred Durst

In tonight’s Extra, Extra, students and faculty debate immigration issues at Pomona College, a mother-daughter team tries to move cocain, and Fred Durst sings Fred Durst…but not in concert. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook , and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports . more › Read more: Extra, Extra: Immigration in Pomona, Mother-Daughter Drug Smugglers, and a Narcissistic Fred Durst

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Pomona Girl Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver

November 19, 2011

A 9-year-old girl was hit and dragged beneath the car of a Pomona driver who attempted to flee the scene, according to the Pomona Police Department. Photo Credit: Ashley Gordon Read more here: Pomona Girl Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver

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Neo-Nazis Protesting Illegal Immigrants Face Off Against Counter-Protestors in Pomona

November 7, 2011
Neo-Nazis Protesting Illegal Immigrants Face Off Against Counter-Protestors in Pomona

An anti-illegal immigrant protest organized by neo-Nazis faced off against a much larger crowd of counter-protestors at Pomona’s civic center yesterday. The face-off was tense but mostly peaceful. There were no injuries or arrests. Counter-protestors outnumbered the neo-Nazis by six to one, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported . more › Read the original here: Neo-Nazis Protesting Illegal Immigrants Face Off Against Counter-Protestors in Pomona

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