26 days ago | Longform
Four years ago, Lina Chen and Naomi Ladizinsky's plan to shake up the gaming world on behalf of girls seemed exceedingly improbable, even to them. Chen had a psychology liberal arts degree and Ladizinsky a film studies degree, both from Yale, wher...
2 months ago | Community
In a city that's about 55 percent Spanish-speaking, not to mention those adorers of Spanish who learned it at school or on the fly, we still have a couple million Angelenos who haven't got a clue how colorful L.A.'s Spanish-named streets really ar...
2 months ago | Education
City News Service and FOX News are reporting that all Los Angeles Unified School District schools will stay closed today in response to a reported bomb threat, Schools Superintendent Ramon Cortines said, a bizarre, dark and possibly historic ...
2 months ago | Media
Amy Nicholson, movie critic for LA Weekly and Voice Media Group, won the prestigious Best Critic in Broadcast or Print, and Best Online Commentary, at the National Arts and Entertainment Awards gala thrown by the Los Angeles Press Club Sunday at t...
3 months ago | Environment
Mother Nature had a hissy fit yesterday and today, buckling Vasquez Canyon Road east of Bouquet Canyon in the countrified Los Angeles suburbs, pushing up and rumpling a 150-foot stretch of roadway, in some places 20 feet into the air, and dragging...
3 months ago | Celebrities
Women everywhere should be rejoicing now that L.A.'s douchiest resident, Charles “Gary Jones” Evens, the revenge porn nightcrawler who hacked into 300 email accounts to steal and post the private nude photos of utter strangers, is heading to priso...