Dennis Romero is an L.A. Weekly staff writer. He formerly worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Los Angeles Times, where he participated in Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the L.A. riots. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone online, the Guardian and, as a young stringer, the New York Times.
16 hours ago | Race & Ethnicity
Advocates for justice for a gay black man found dead in the West Hollywood apartment of a prominent Democratic Party donor in July say the case isn't receiving as much attention as Hollywood studio chief Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault scandal b...
17 hours ago | Marijuana
The California fires have destroyed several pot farms, but experts say supply and price won't be affected.
4 days ago | Housing
Amid L.A.'s housing crisis comes news that most government breaks for keeping a roof over your head go to the rich.
4 days ago | Women
Many L.A. public schools will now have to provide free tampons to students. You can thank Southeast L.A. state Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia for that.
5 days ago | Marijuana
Los Angeles County government has been notoriously anti-pot in its policies. So how did a Malibu cannabis collective get a county permit?