7 hours ago | Politics
Tom Hayden didn't invent the liberal Westside, but he loomed large as its longtime spiritual leader. Hayden died Sunday at a Santa Monica hospital, his wife, Barbara Williams, told reporters. The 76-year-old Michigan native had been treated f...
8 hours ago | Longform
That story about Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa and his men bringing marijuana across the border for the first time in the 1910s and inspiring racist American prohibition against the drug? It's a riveting tale, often retold by organizers who f...
10 hours ago | City Rankings
With about a half million participants, West Hollywood's annual street carnival claims to be "the world’s largest Halloween festivity." Add to that the city's epic Dia de los Muertos events, Knott's Scary Farm, Universal Studios' Hallowe...
23 hours ago | Crime
Echo Park might be an epicenter of nightlife and gentrification, but it still has its share of crime. Over the weekend at least one gang cop patrolling the area opened fire on a suspect police allege had a gun. It happened after midnight yesterday...
1 day ago | Election
Before Angelenos head to the polls on Nov. 8, we are breaking down the ballot into some quick reads to get you up to speed on what's up for a vote. Read more about the other propositions here. Proposition 63: Voter Approval for Big Borrowing For d...