1 day ago | Crime
L.A.'s most anticipated criminal trial in years actually looks like it might start soon. The 63-year-old Lonnie Franklin, Jr., a one-time city garbageman, stands accused of killing nine woman and a teenage girl, in a spate of murders that L.A. Wee...
3 days ago | Los Angeles
Last week, a little paper called the Los Angeles Times ran a front page story: "Billions spent, but fewer people are using public transportation in Southern California." Never mind that Gene Maddaus of the far littler L.A. Weekly
10 days ago | Crime
It must be hard to be a business owner, to build something up from nothing, only to have a few angry customers crap all over it online. Well, one business owner, allegedly, decided to exact revenge. How'd that work out for him? Not so great. ...
11 days ago | Education
The search committee for a new superintendent of Los Angeles Unified promised to look far and wide for the most qualified candidate to lead the nation’s second-largest school district. But in the end, the LAUSD school board decided to hire from wi...
11 days ago | City News
Ah, billboard companies. The cartoon villains of Los Angeles. Fun fact: when a tree has the impudence to stand in between a passerby and a billboard that they may or may not want to look at, the billboard company can simply trim the trees — i.e., ...
15 days ago | Events
You should not watch the Oscars this year. Not because they're racist. Because they're stupid. Don't get me wrong, the Oscars are very much racist — or, at very least, the studio system of which they are an ambassador appears disinterested in depi...