17 days ago | Goodbye
At the edge of the downtown L.A. Arts District, a few blocks south of the upscale Bestia restaurant and a stone's throw from the neon-lit Playpen strip club, sits a 98-year-old, five-story building, which for more than two decades has housed a bel...
2 months ago | Economy
The neatly dressed crowd that gathered in the Port of Los Angeles board room to talk tech, renewable energy and the environment was a far cry from the burly, rugged males you’d expect working the docks in a Disney movie. These scientists and inven...
2 months ago
Part Italian restaurant, part rock & roll bar where anything goes, Rainbow Bar & Grill seems to be single-handedly keeping hair metal alive. On any given weekend, legends such as Skid Row's Sebastian Bach can be spotted at this Sunset Stri...
3 months ago | Justice
It came as a surprise to nearly everyone. After years of tangled disputes and false starts, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors held an unannounced vote on Aug. 11 to build a new "treatment-based" jail for inmates with drug addiction, mental illn...
5 months ago | Fundraisers
If you’ve ever drunk a pre-Dodgers-game PBR, smushed into the photo booth with friends or gotten sweaty on the dark dance floor of the Short Stop in Echo Park, chances are you’ve ordered a round from veteran bartender and lifetime musician, Joe Sk...
5 months ago | Death
It was 3:27 p.m. on a warm September day in 2010 when veteran LAPD homicide detective Patricia Hauck arrived at a recycling hub on the outskirts of Chinatown. Police had been called to the L.A. Recycling Center after a worker sorting through cans ...