2 months ago | Goodbye
As the sun set over the Arts District on Sunday and a spattering of illuminated skyscrapers lit up downtown L.A., an exodus of musicians was underway. With only 48 hours left on their leases, guys in jeans and ponytails, with dirtied shirts and ca...
3 months 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...
4 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...
4 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...
6 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...
7 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...