Updated below with Villaraigosa responding to the Weekly's coverage, saying "I live in a bubble, and I love that bubble."
Please see today's L.A. Weekly cover story, "L.A. Mayor With Baggage Se... More >>
The porn industry has lost a few battles in the last year or so. It faces mandatory condoms on-set in both the city and county of Los Angeles, for the most part. And when bareback production appa... More >>
If the lesson to the media, and to FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal in particular is "mess with the Dodgers, you get burned," it's been delivered loud and clear, received, over and out. And I'm hav... More >>
For the first time ever -- well, not really ever, but almost -- the Los Angeles River will be open to kayakers and fishermen (and women). This new era of openness starts Monday, Memorial Day, and... More >>
Usually people in the lamestream media get raves all wrong. It's not as if most journalists have even been to one.
And then there were L.A. politicians, with pro-rave lobbyists whispering in the... More >>
What the hell is wrong with people these days? Los Angeles has seen its second report of a dognapping in as many weeks. The latest involves a woman who went into a Van Nuys yard, took pictures, ... More >>
Charlie Sheen said last year that being Latino "was never a part of my life growing up ... My parents never infused it into our household."
A guy born Carlos Irwin Estévez who has displayed a rep... More >>
Are smart people better drivers? Maybe, maybe not. But your own casual research on the streets of Los Angeles would suggest a strong correlation between idiots and crap motorists, right? (Just lo... More >>
This week's story, "The Ag Gag War," goes behind the scenes of the guerilla fight between animal rights groups and Big Agriculture.
For years organizations like the Humane Society and Mercy fo... More >>
Read the scathing L.A. Weekly cover story "Antonio Villaraigosa's Quest for Wall Street, Washington and Wealth."
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa sure knows how to live it up on other peo... More >>
Chins were scratched and heads shook in 2011 when it was revealed that Metro's Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line would not feature a proper stop in the heart of African-American L.A., Leimert Park.
T... More >>
A mob-connected drug trafficker was living right under our noses in Beverly Hills, helping to stash kilos of cocaine, make deals with the Sinaloa drug cartel and move millions of dollars worth of ... More >>
The L.A. City Attorney's office this week said it would begin the job of telling most marijuana dispensaries in town that it's time to close up for good.
Of course, that actually happening is a ... More >>
Mike Feuer took City Attorney Carmen Trutanich's job with 62 percent of the vote versus the incumbent's less than 38 percent, a more than 24-point spread.
Some think Trutanich's failed run for d... More >>
Tuesday's election was historic. We got our first elected mayor of Jewish ancestry. And our second mayor in modern times with Mexican heritage.
But most of you didn't bother to vote. The L.A. C... More >>
Eric Garcetti, 42, will be the youngest mayor of Los Angeles in 100 years. At 42, he's not quite as fresh-faced as he was when he ran for City Council at the ripe age of 29. But he's still young... More >>
Don Mattingly is on a plane home from Wisconsin as we speak, and may be handed a pink slip with his luggage upon disembarking.
Perhaps his firing comes during the team's day off tomorrow -- as ... More >>
A nearly 100-year-old bicycle said to be quite valuable and rare was stolen from its owner's home in Lancaster, authorities said.
The red Indian Deluxe, which looks like Pee-wee Herman's dream r... More >>
Measure D. a law that would close nine out of 10 marijuana dispensaries in town, maybe more, was passed by you, the voter, last night.
But that doesn't mean it's over for hundreds or perhaps eve... More >>
Hollywood and the Tri-Hipster Area are nothing if not independent, and on Tuesday they defied months of wrongheaded conventional wisdom that said John Choi, a guy nobody in City Council District... More >>
Sennett Devermont styles himself the drinking crowd's Batman, working to keep Los Angeles drivers out of trouble if they're thinking of drinking and then weaving their way home. Mothers Against… More >>
A Neighborhood in Transition
Who's responsible for the Arts District's popularity? Some readers were livid that, in her cover story, Alissa Walker gave credit to real estate broker Tyler Stonebreaker ("Can… More >>