Eric Garcetti has a 7-point lead over Wendy Greuel in the race for L.A. mayor with just four days to go before the runoff election, according to a new USC/L.A. Times poll out this evening. The re... More >>
Wendy Greuel attacked Eric Garcetti on his home turf today, challenging his jobs figures and blaming him for a recent spike in rapes, which she called the "dirty little secret" of Hollywood."It's ... More >>
After a flurry of anti-drunk-driving operations this spring, culminating with a massive Cinco de Mayo crackdown, the cops around here seem to be mellowing out.
Maybe just a little.
Our weeken... More >>
Some folks are really scared that billionaire conservatives are going to run the "free press."
News flash: Billionaire conservatives already run the free press. Anyway, there's a crowdfunding ca... More >>
Rebounding from an eight-game losing streak with victories in four of their last five, the Dodgers have hit the road. Beginning tonight at 4:30 p.m. it's three at Atlanta followed by three in th... More >>
It's upskirt season is Southern California. The sun comes out, and so do the pervs.
Our latest suspect is Mylyn Corniche Johnson (yes, he shares his middle name with a Rolls- Royce model), a 29-... More >>
Former NBA Clipper Nick Young is accused in a lawsuit of drugging and raping a woman after a 2011 encounter at Crown Bar in West Hollywood.
Young, now a Philadelphia 76er, says it wasn't me. He ... More >>
Model Brittanie Weaver says a perv "picked the wrong girl" when he used an iPad to take upskirt photos of her at a Sherman Oaks pet store in March.
The L.A. City Attorney's office this week migh... More >>
You know what we really need more than a man with 16 or so pipe bombs in his Westside apartment? A man with 16 bombs, an explosive device in his car, a gun and meth.
Because we want people with ... More >>
So much for staying neutral. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has said that he would not get involved in the campaign to succeed him, saying he wants to maintain good relations with both Wendy Greuel a... More >>
This year's People issue celebrates the 56 Angelenos we find most intriguing. But some of the people in this year's issue aren't just interesting -- they're downright inspiring!
Check out all of ... More >>
We've been hating on Abercrombie & Fitch for more than a decade now, ever since T-shirts depicting stereotypical Asian characters hit the shelves in 2002. The company appeared to reprise that mi... More >>
The final black cloud over the Los Angeles Police Department has lifted.
A 2001 consent decree that put LAPD under federal oversight following allegations of false arrests, excessive force and ... More >>
With nearly one in three people in the L.A. electorate claiming Latino heritage, the city election Tuesday could be decided by the brown vote.
So says the National Association of Latino Elected ... More >>
You've heard of good and bad cholesterol before, right? Fish oil good, Big breakfast with hotcakes bad. Simple enough.
Maybe not. UCLA researchers this week announced that merely breathing some ... More >>
If you thought .08 was a tough blood alcohol limit for driving under the influence, just wait.
There's a movement afoot to lower the threshold to .05, which some of the lighter weights among us ... More >>
See also: Fear and Loathing of Los Angeles: Let Them Keep Hating. We Know Better.
Every day, hundreds (just to go with a nice round number) of hard-working, diverse, interesting people come t... More >>
Updated at the bottom with the suspect's ID and the end of evacuations. First posted at 1:45 p.m.
A traffic stop in Marina del Rey led police to a stash of explosive devices at a suspect's apart... More >>
We're already getting a little nostalgic for the L.A. mayor's race, which will be over next Tuesday. Call us crazy, but we think we'll miss the attack ads the most. There's just something compell... More >>
Among our many fine distinctions -- smog capital, traffic capital, douche capital -- is a new one:
The U.S. Postal Service this week ranked Los Angeles No. 1 among big cities where carriers are ... 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 >>
A Fraud on the Nation
Our April 26 feature about Medicare fraud generated lots of conversation last week ("Thieves' Bazaar," by Chris Parker). Writes Politicaldiva, "This is an important story. Thank… More >>