16 days 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...
2 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...
2 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 ...
4 months 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...
4 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 ...
5 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...