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 >>
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An LAPD officer was arrested today on suspicion of lewd conduct in a case involving underage victims, a... 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 >>
Andre Guerrero has covered enough mileage at restaurants across Los Angeles that your immediate association of the chef is it's own a litmus test for Angelenos. Millennials will recognize The Oi... More >>
Ray Manzarek, who founded The Doors with Jim Morrison in Venice in 1965 after their time at UCLA, died today at the age of 74, the band's official Facebook page announced.
The keyboard player, w... More >>
It was pretty clear from the get-go that the wild robbery last summer of an East L.A. Bank of America involving an assistant branch manager outfitted with a fake bomb might have been an inside jo... More >>
There is no single process for HUSH. The U.K.-based artist mixes methods as he applies a combination of paint (acrylic and the spray can variety), screen print and ink techniques to his canvases... More >>
People must think L.A. is a crazy place, because they're trying to send us (or smuggle in) some strange and, authorities say, illicit things.
And we're not just talking about Octomom's fan mail,... More >>
Cops are on the lookout for a man who has threatened to kill schoolchildren and commit "suicide by cop."
Frank Edward Edmonds is said to have made "disturbing" threats during recent mental confi... More >>
Three Bottles, One Shop is a new series in which we take a peek into an L.A. wine shop and ask the owner to pick and describe three great bottles on offer. Have a shop you'd like to see featured... More >>
If you've been eagerly awaiting the new season of Arrested Development, no doubt you've already made plans today to go to downtown Culver City sometime between noon and 7 p.m. today to check out... More >>
Pomona Glass House
Danny Brown is a magnetic but troublesome figure in hip-hop. In the past month he's fallen under heavy scrutiny for receiving a blow job while performing i... More >>
While Japanese noodle fanatics have been gawking over artisanal ramen joints, another type of noodle business has been growing, albeit at a much quieter pace, within Los Angeles. The noodle of c... More >>
ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Dizzy Wright
XXL Freshmen Live 2013
Better Than... Actually being a freshman in high school
Since 2008, hip-hop magazine XXL has named its "top freshme... More >>
Would you call this heaven or hell for a wine lover? Getting forty-three Cabernets to taste but not drink, 27 Viogniers to sample and spit out -- and so on, through some 3,200 entries in this ye... More >>
An alleged marijuana grower in upscale Ranchos Palos Verdes has to have the worst luck ever.
Cops searching for a burglar from a case several blocks to the north came across a suspicious man in ... More >>
What began as a public-private partnership bidding process to find a food vendor for a beloved urban park launched a massively successful mid-market burger chain.
Granted, any business gets a ... More >>
Recently Jacques Pépin, the acclaimed French chef, veteran of PBS cooking shows, friend of Julia, author of many brilliant cookbooks, Dean of of Special Programs at the French Culinary Institute... More >>
With average rent in Venice reaching more than $2,800 according to one report, it's getting hard to find affordable housing in L.A. that hasn't lost its soul.
Lucky for us there's nearly 500 squ... More >>
This Thursday, May 23 is the official launch party for food truck owner, blogger and cookbook author Marvin Gapultos' The Adobo Road, a celebration open to the public through ticket purchase. Th... More >>
A new study has found that a low-sodium diet is not only not beneficial to health, it may even be harmful, The New York Times reports.
A committee of experts commissioned by the Institute of M... More >>
Years before reality TV and today's conservative political pundits, we had Morton Downey, Jr., whose The Morton Downey, Jr. Show in the late '80s was Jerry Springer, Geraldo, The O'Reilly Facto... More >>
The Levitt Pavilions have announced their schedules, so you know what that means: It's summer!
In an exclusive to West Coast Sound, the Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles in MacArthur Park and Levitt P... More >>
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It's been two years since the release of Holy Ghost!'s eponymous debut. Often ... More >>
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony aired on HBO on Saturday. Hopefully you didn't watch it, because it was bad. But pity us: We actually attended the damn thing, at the Nokia Theat... More >>
Erica Oyama is the great comedic mind behind the scripted comedy web series Burning Love on Yahoo. The show parodies reality dating shows like The Bachelor, and recently released its third seas... More >>
You came, you saw, you Instagrammed. Here are some of the coolest photos we found tagged #LAWeeklyArtopia from last night's event in Chinatown. If for some reason you changed your mind and don't... 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 >>