9 days 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 ...
1 month ago | Lawsuits
It's Monday morning in L.A.'s Fashion District and Jocelyn Mayer is sitting in her ninth-story office bouncing her baby with one hand as she scrolls through her phone and sends off emails with the other. Mayer is the owner and founder of Rev...
2 months ago | People 2015
Two of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Bassist Nicole Fiorentino has taken the stage in front of tens of thousands of people, touring the world with The Smashing Pumpkins. But ask her to speak in front of ...
3 months ago | Justice
Although the inmate entrance is called "Reception" at L.A. County's only all-female jail, that term is loosely applied. Cold, stark and made of concrete and steel, Reception is where women enter Lynwood's Century Regional Detention Facility for th...
3 months ago | Animal Welfare
It's 2 a.m. on a Tuesday and Janice Modin is in her Burbank driveway, cramming every square inch of her Honda Fit with jugs of water, cans of food and stacks of cardboard. It's a messy kind of Jenga that, having repeated it thousands of times, Mod...
6 months ago | A Considerable Town
Victoria Tik looks more like she should be modeling the sleek, sustainable dresses of FROCK Los Angeles instead of designing them. But Tik has far bigger plans, as founder and designer of a line of eco-friendly, women's ready-to-wear designed to b...