>Update: Prop. D is far ahead and the only medical pot measure with more than 50 percent of the vote, as required to win. Vote-counting continues like molasses at City Hall. See details at botto... More >>
See updates at the bottom of the post. First posted at 9 p.m.
Ron Galperin has taken an early lead in the race for City Controller tonight, with early results showing him ahead of City Hall vet... More >>
Updated at the bottom; first posted at 9 p.m.
Carmen Trutanich's quest to hang onto his job as the L.A. City Attorney was off to an rough start last night, with early election returns showing hi... More >>
Local knowledge is prevailing over ambitious newcomer -- at least in the early returns for Los Angeles City Council District 13, a huge urbanized-plus-hills district including Hollywood and the T... More >>
Updated at bottom
First posted at 8:54 pm.
The early vote-by-mail ballots are in, and Curren Price is leading Ana Cubas by 14 points.
As any school child knows, the only jobs that qualify you... More >>
President Bill Clinton is nowhere to be found on the dance floor, but L.A. mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel and her other supporters are hoping to whoop it up at The Exchange nightclub in downtown... More >>
Updated at bottom to explain that the city election web site's confusing "7.52 percent reporting" is wildly misleading. Far far more votes have been counted. First posted at 9:05 p.m.
Gil Cedill... More >>
Updated below; first posted at 9:06 pm
Based on early returns, we can say that Monica Ratliff leads Antonio Sanchez by four points, with roughly 14,000 ballots cast.
This is the final LAUSD s... More >>
Updated below; first posted at 9:03 pm
Early returns in tonight's most specialist election, the City Council Dstrict 6 special election, puts Cindy Montanez in first place with 46 percent of t... More >>
LA Weekly and its journalists comprise 21 finalists in the Los Angeles Press Club's 55th Southern California Journalism Awards.
The finalists were announced today and include Gene Maddaus for Jou... More >>
If you're tired of L.A. constantly having the some of the highest gas prices in the nation, there's a small consolation.
If you're the flying type, the area also has some of the most affordable ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with the officer charged. First posted at 4:02 p.m. Monday.
An LAPD officer was arrested today on suspicion of lewd conduct in a case involving underage victims, authoritie... More >>
Ever wanted to ride a bike to work but were afraid to take on the mean streets of Los Angeles alone? Now you don't have to. LA Bike Trains just launched and the folks there let us know that they... More >>
Oh boy. Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of summer (so soon?), is almost here.
If you're road trippin,' be prepared to spend much of your three-day weekend huffing exhaust fumes from ... More >>
A mini yorkie allegedly dognapped from an actress' Los Feliz residence was found safe over the weekend.
Tricia O'Kelley of The New Adventures of Old Christine fame tweeted that her beloved Walte... More >>
In exchange for confidential information worth of millions of dollars to him, well-to-do Encino diamond jeweler Bryan Shaw admits, he gave his tipster at KPMG a $12,000 Rolex Daytona Cosmograph ... More >>
Wendy Greuel or Eric Garcetti will be the new mayor of L.A. thanks to Precinct 9001492A, a micro-neighborhood in South Robertson where voters in the March primary were about equally divided betw... More >>
By Kevin O'Keeffe
A tense gathering is expected tonight of Westchester neighborhood leaders after a battle between residents and Loyola Marymount University officials came to full boil during th... More >>
Charges of election fraud are flying in Little Armenia, as council candidates John Choi and Mitch O'Farrell have filed complaints with the district attorney accusing each other of stealing votes. ... 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 >>