5 hours ago | Lawsuits
A jury yesterday ordered the Kabbalah Centre and its former co-director, Rabbi Yehuda Berg, to pay a total of $177,500 to Jena Scagnetti, who alleged the good Rabbi had invited her over to his mother's house for dinner, plied her with Vicodin and ...
2 days ago | Holidays
There are a multitude of Thanksgiving traditions — watching football, fighting with family members about politics, feeling stressed out and inadequate, gorging yourself on turkey and mediocre side dishes. There are some less solipsistic ones as we...
7 days ago | Los Angeles
When it comes to how to move humans around in congested Southern California, planning is in the air. There's the plan for a $68 billion bullet train (with the price tag expected to be far higher). There's Elon Musk's plan for a Hyperloop. And ther...
9 days ago | Lawsuits
Dear Sir or Madam. I write to you about an exciting opportunity. No, it's not scam. If you lived in Los Angeles between October of 2005 and March of 2008, and you owned a telephone, the city, more than likely, owes you $50. And that's just i...
16 days ago | Food Politics
Everything you need to know about rich people in Los Angeles can be gleaned from reading news about Whole Foods. Last week saw news about not one, not two, but three Whole Foodseses in L.A.: a newly opened one Downtown, an under-constru...
16 days ago | Justice
There was a time when Melina Abdullah wanted to be the next Maxine Waters. A year or two ago, I recognized that those middle-class aspirations are done,” Abdullah says now, in the soothing voice of a therapist or guidance counselor. “You can’t go ...