3 days ago | California
Some are calling in a coastal coup: the California Coastal Commission voted 7-5 to fire its executive director, Charles Lester, Wednesday night, after a marathon meeting in Morro Bay. Hundreds of environmentalists, surfers and hippies had flooded ...
5 days ago | City Hall
You know a newspaper editorial means business when they call for a Czar. Like a few months ago, when the Downtown News called for a Homelessness Czar. Of course, L.A. already has a handful of czars. There's the Earthquake Czar, Dr. Lucy Jone...
9 days 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...
10 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
18 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. ...
19 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...