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    Gay Mariachis and "20 Best Pop Songs": Readers Respond

    Outing the Gay Mariachis The prevailing reaction to Abel Salas' online piece, "L.A.'s Only All-Gay Mariachi Band," a profile of Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles, was summed up by reader Rigo Martinez Jr., who asked: "So what! Do they sound good?" But a larger debate unfolded amidst the massive reader... More >>
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    Fighting the Power and Best Chinese Spots: Readers Respond

    Class Act(ion) vs. DWP Jessica P. Ogilvie's story of households who battled DWP bills opened the floodgates to thoughtful residents in a fighting mood. HwoodCa warns, "Let's remember we elected the mayor to help the DWP rip off as many people as possible while pretending not to be in DWP's... More >>
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    The Debate Over Po' Boys: Readers Respond

    Mayo See the Light Restaurant critic Besha Rodell's review, "Little Jewel Brings Soul of New Orleans to Chinatown, Los Angeles," set off a debate among our local Louisianians. In response to Rodell's description of a proper po' boy as containing Blue Plate mayo, ashley.h.matt responded, "Actually, a properly dressed shrimp... More >>
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    "Gay Wing" Pro and Con: Readers Respond

    Gay Wing's Haters and Lovers Our blockbuster cover story last week went viral, and global, as hundreds of thousands of people shared reporter Ani Ucar's "In the Gay Wing of L.A. Men's Central Jail, It's Not Shanks and Muggings but Hand-Sewn Gowns and Tears," as well as her accompanying video,... More >>

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