16 hours ago | Election
Low turnout was the top citywide issue on Tuesday's ballot, so it's fitting that almost nobody showed up. As of this morning, the city clerk had turnout at 8.6 percent, though that number will creep up as more ballots are counted. With any luck, t...
19 hours ago | EDM
Ever feel like you're being trolled? DJ Steve Aoki paid a visit to Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday. They did a quick Snapchat story and then this jump photo, which appeared on Aoki's Instagram. What a bizarre confluence of L.A. Weekly obsessions...
20 hours ago | Election
In the end, it wasn't close. Councilman Jose Huizar, who had reason to fear for his political life a few months ago, cruised to re-election on Tuesday, beating back a challenge from former Supervisor Gloria Molina by a 42-point margin. The outcome...
21 hours ago | Election
Marqueece Harris-Dawson won a seat on the L.A. City Council outright on Tuesday, winning the election to succeed Bernard Parks with a surprising 61 percent of the vote. When he is sworn in on July 1, Harris-Dawson will move the council's center of...
2 days ago | Neighborhoods
When former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa backed out of a run for Senate last week, he said that "my heart and my family are here in California." So is his new house. As it turns out, Villaraigosa recently bought a three-bedroom home in the Holl...
2 days ago | Election
Want to meet people with whom you'd enjoy playing trivia games, or somebody who'd actually lend you their ladder? Try heading to your voting precinct on March 3, 2015 to rub elbows with the rarest of rare — municipal election voters (also known as...