2 days ago | Politics
Congresswoman Janice Hahn is getting an earful from her constituents after breaking with the Democratic Party last week and voting to tighten restrictions on Syrian refugees. "I feel like she's playing politics and it's going to cost people's live...
5 days ago | DWP
L.A. is wasting millions on a program to encourage residents to tear out their grass lawns and replace them with gravel, according to an audit released today. The report, issued by L.A. Controller Ron Galperin, says the Department of Water and Pow...
9 days ago | DWP
In the face of an epic drought, Californians are cutting back on their water use — some of them anyway. Last month, the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that one homeowner in Bel Air used 11.8 million gallons in a year, or about 90 time...
13 days ago | Education
At 72, David Geffen is in a mad race against time to secure his immortal renown. The multibillionaire, who already has his name affixed to a medical school, a playhouse and a museum of contemporary art, has lately gone on a philanthropic naming-ri...
14 days ago | Development
Tom Hayden is on the phone. The onetime student radical, later a state senator, is now 75. He had a stroke this year, but is recovering and is active in civic affairs. He is writing a book on Vietnam, but today he wants to talk about an issue clos...
22 days ago | Above the Law
In 2011, the L.A. Weekly chronicled the story of Gabriel Carrillo, a visitor to Men's Central Jail who was handcuffed and severely beaten after deputies caught him with a cell phone. Carrillo mouthed off to one of the deputies, and was thrown agai...