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New York has its taxis. San Francisco has its trolleys and bicycles. In Los Angeles, perhaps no other mode of transportation is as emblematic as our limousines and town cars. Over the weekend we had not one but two limo-related accidents, one of them tragically fatal. The first happened ...
Have you ever tried a vegan Reuben before? It's the kind of sandwich that might encourage a scoff or smirk from the hardened carnivore, but for the past three years it's been one of the most popular items at Locali, the city's first "conscious convenience store" in Los Feliz, which carries a bevy of ... More >>
See also: *NFL Failures, EDM Greed and Massive Corruption: The Inside Story of the L.A. Coliseum Scandal. The L.A. organizers of the annual Electric Daisy Carnival this week said the economic impact of their last event on the Las Vegas area was worth $207 million. Why are they telling us this? Wel ... More >>
Brock DavisRice KrispyhengeIn the world of Minneapolis-based artist Brock Davis, junk food can be medium, muse and, perhaps, message. Davis has a Time magazine cover to his credit and has counted the likes of Porsche and Gibson as clients, but some of his choicest work plays with nutritionall ... More >>
Lainna FaderCypress Hill Troubadour 8-6-11 Better than . . . smoking at home. "This is our first time rockin' the Troubadour," said B-Real of Cypress Hill, speaking from the fabled club on the twentieth anniversary of the legendary rap group's multi-platinum self-titled debut. "It took us 2 ... More >>
As a journalist for several outlets, including this one, Nancy Rommelmann covered the gritty and the glamorous sides of Los Angeles. Now with her debut novel, The Bad Mother, she chronicles the lives of Hollywood street kids, crank vials and all. Rommelmann, who's relocated to Portland, Or ... More >>
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Living the good life, thanks to the big profits from illegal outdoor advertising
A Homeless Christian-Muslim From Palestine Pitches a Tent Behind Bed Bath & Beyond in Northridge. Then Come the Railroad Men and Feral Cat Activists.
L.A.'s most loved and feared music Web site is back, leading the never-ending quest for music that doesn't suck
Meet the Musicians: Tobacco, Graveface, the Seven Fields of Aphelion, Power Pill Fist, Iffernaut and (of course) Father Hummingbird.
Please see below for comprehensive theater listings that replicate the global format found in the print edition, compiled by Derek Thomas. This new stage blog -- to be posted once a week -- is till in the works, Suggestions are welcome. A memorial service hosted by Madelaine Shaner was held at t ... More >>
Could tracking technology save the Hollywood dreams of a former golden boy?
Mass Murder in Winnetka takes life of popular SWAT officer, a former Villaraigosa bodyguard An LAPD SWAT officer was shot to death and another was wounded last night in a horrific 11-hour standoff gone bad involving a 20-year-old unemployed furniture mover with a history of mental issues and suspec ... More >>
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The death of Lance Corporal Jesus Suarez del Solar
Trader Joe’s days of wine and cheeses
When dying is downright dirty, these guys clean up the mess
K-Town after dark
On the road with the world’s most dangerous band. Also, an investigation of death metal, “hardcore,” millionaire punks and the mysterious Tijuana zebra
Death row's nominee for peace prize might be helped by high-court ruling on racial bias
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The ex–LAPD cop who became a 9/11 conspiracy king
The musician and the development deal
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A pair of frenetic dudes hit the boards
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