If redistricting humor is your cup of tea, then the L.A. Political Roast was the place to be last night. About 900 lobbyists, elected officials, and assorted City Hall hacks gathered at the Beverly Hilton to raise money for diabetes research and roast Council President Herb Wesson.At most, there ... More >>
This morning's big TSA blunder at LAX was kind of the opposite of cupcakegate -- call it diabetesgate. Here's what happened, according to the Los Angeles Times: A woman with an insulin pump on her person was screened with one of those privacy-infringing porn machines the TSA likes to call "advanced ... More >>
Flickr/GoodNCrazy They may be calorie-free, but diet sodas can still make you fat, apparently. A 10-year study by the University of Texas, San Antonio has found that diet sodas can actually make you gain weight, especially in the stomach area, the London Daily Mail reports. The beverages and ... More >>
San Fernando Valley Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes takes Sacramento bill-peddling to a new low
We called it a bizarre twist of fate, and that it remains: Los Angeles city administrative officer Miguel Santana was charged Monday by the District Attorney's office with suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after he was stopped last month following a roast for the District At ... More >>
City administrative officer Miguel Santana, the point man in the city's efforts to pare down its $212 million deficit, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Thursday night. In a bizarre twist of fate, the man whose office might have to prosecute him, District Attorney Steve ... More >>
Is city playing fast and loose with potential Playa disaster?
The reincarnation of Bernard Parks