Barney’s Beanery agrees to remove matchbooks and bar sign bearing the legend “Fagots [sic] Stay Out”; Raincheck Room’s new bar sign reads, “Faraguts Stay Out”;
Ecstasy classified as a Class 1 drug;
Louvre Street, Pacoima: First use of LAPD battering-ram-equipped armored vehicle — no crack or guns found in targeted home; Animotion’s “Obsession”; Bret Easton Ellis’ Less Than Zero published;
Justiceville founded by Ted Hayes and 50 other homeless people on Gladys Avenue and Sixth Street, downtown;
First computers appear at Weekly.