If you're still grieving and reeling over the tragic murder spree attributed to Christopher Dorner -- and there's no reason why you shouldn't be -- it might be a good idea to move on to a different story.
Because this is about a shockingly insensitive video game attributed to an online community no ... More >>
Christopher Dorner's online manifesto goes into great detail about the perceived injustices that prompted him to go on a killing rampage.Experts consulted by the L.A. Daily News said the writing is indicative of an intelligent and opinionated man "whose mind has unraveled, likely due to mental illne ... More >>
Los Angeles can, yet again, boast about having the most variety, if not depth, of something. Home to the most diverse Muslim population in the United States, Los Angeles County is full of halal restaurants. Halal means permitted or lawful according to Sharia (Islamic) laws. In the realm of dining ou ... More >>
"Bloody hell, men!"
Boom. Pop-pop-pop-pop-pop. Boom.
Three men in tan uniforms lie inert on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Their remaining comrades radio for help and cower behind their jeep, trying desperately to shoot the Germans hiding in the bushes.
The canon sounds again, causin ... More >>
Horror at the Yuma, Arizona training range: Two helicopters reportedly collided around 8 p.m. last night during a training exercise, killing seven marines from SoCal.
Though reports originally indicated that the marines were based out of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, located just east of La Jol ... More >>
marcopierrewhite.orgMarco Pierre White in Afghanistan
It's probably safe to say that Marco Pierre White, the English chef who famously earned three Michelin stars at the age of 33 -- at the time the youngest chef ever to do so -- and just as famously gave them up six years later when he reti ... More >>
A GameStop employee braces himself for the stampedeUpdated after the jump: L.A.-area GameStop stores weigh in on the success of their midnight launch parties. Originally posted at 6:05 a.m.
The economy had a pretty wild night last night.
While you were sleeping, it partied with passive-aggr ... More >>
Billboard BlightKind of like the Honor Roll, Mommy?Ever the watchdog of fugly signage in Los Angeles, Dennis Hathaway of Billboard Blight spotted another urban atrocity sullying L.A.'s pastoral coastline a couple days back: A "Medal of Honor" billboard promoting the video game's latest traips ... More >>
Flickr/sarahparahJolly Jug in El Monte
Everybody knows who makes the best French dip in town. It's Cole's, which serves a chopped-and-channeled version of the venerable sandwich in L.A.'s oldest restaurant. Or it's Philippe's, the sawdust-floored diner that also claims to have invented the s ... More >>
The L.A. County Federation of Labor, to which I belong as a union delegate, threw an Inauguration Day viewing breakfast this morning. Like the Fed's annual Labor Day breakfast and other early morning rallies, this one showed some health-consciousness in the chicken sausage cakes and turkey bacon off ... More >>