Here's the known, and rumored, list 15 of exceedingly rich Wall Street one percenters, fabulously wealthy moguls and hardcore baseball lovers who may -- or may not -- have made secret, non-binding $1 billion bids to buy the Dodgers before the January 23, 2012 deadline expired.
1. Tom Barrack, col ... More >>
Richboy Slim, worth $74 billion.Forbes' annual list of "The World's Billionaires" was released this week, and (gasp) a Mexican, Carlos Slim Helu, took the top spot for the second time in a row.
The U.S. grip on the billionaire game, and California's too, has been slipping even as the ultra-r ... More >>
WeHo City Council: Trying to dodge more scrutiny?During the hustle and bustle of election season, it's so much more convenient to throw a citywide campaign party without annoying anti-incumbent activists making a fuss on the telly, wouldn't you say?
Whether or not that played a part in the r ... More >>
Steve Cooley.In Thursday's LA Weekly staff writer Gene Maddaus takes a look at how Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley, who's running as the Republican nominee for state Attorney General, took campaign contributions from a man about to do hard time for campaign fraud.
Although Cooley ... More >>