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 >>
Please see today's L.A. Weekly cover story, "L.A. Mayor With Baggage Seeks Job: Antonio Villaraigosa's quest for Wall Street, Washington and wealth," and check out the mayor's original, unedited ... 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 >>
By Kate Stephanus
Eric Garcetti's victory party last night at the Hollywood Palladium drew hipsters, activists and campaign pros -- along with a few people who had, shall we say, more unusual r... More >>
A woman who apparently offered escort services online was no easy prey when she was allegedly attacked by a suspect this week.
Police say the victim arranged to meet 33-year-old Wesley Robert St... More >>
See also, City Attorney Trutanich announces he will notify shops they must close.
Proposition D's huge win on Tuesday was a clear message from liberal Los Angeles that it does not want more than... More >>
Ready for summer? Ready to party? Be ready to have your ass busted if you drink and drive.
The LAPD, the sheriff's department and Pasadena police are rolling out the troops this holiday weekend,... More >>
Eric Garcetti was elected mayor of Los Angeles on Tuesday, reassembling the coalition of Westsiders and Latinos that carried Antonio Villaraigosa into office eight years ago.But as this L.A. Time... 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 >>