Gerhard Richter Painting, the title of Corinne Belz' new documentary, is at once literally accurate and conceptually deceptive. True, the bulk of the footage consists of the German artist working on large canvasses with paint and diverse tools (mostly large objects that the subtitles refer to as "s ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here. Standing in his studio at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Dan Goods places a small cube of gel in a visitor's hand. He looks the visitor in the eye. Then he gets o ... More >>
Surfing's elite Latino star questions the soul of the World Tour
johnandkenshow.comJohn & Ken under the gun.A UCLA study of broadcast hate speech, including a look at L.A.'s controversial John & Ken Show (KFI AM 640) found that two thirds of hateful statements analyzed targeted undocumented immigrants "and Latinos." The study (PDF) looked at single segmen ... More >>
Jomo Zambia via FacebookA young man named Jomo Adoula Zambia was murdered in broad daylight yesterday while driving his red BMW down Florence Avenue in Inglewood. Inglewood police say he blew through the red light at Eucalyptus Avenue around 2:30 p.m., after being shot in the arm and torso - ... More >>
Top detective on rap murders says LAPD pulled the plug despite confessions
Orlando "Baby Lane" Anderson (pictured) shot Tupac to death, according to his uncle, Keffe D."A barrel-chested black man with a front tooth missing, relaxed yet instinctively cautious, is seated across from four spellbound cops in a glass-walled conference room at 8200 Wilshire Blvd." So beg ... More >>
Swank OneDown by the (L.A.) River. That's fixed-gear legend Keo Curry (left) and George Gregor (right). Sean Martin can tell you about the moment he thought he would die. Sure, the fixed-gear cyclist who moved to L.A. in 2008 and cycles to work daily had had close calls before but one sunn ... More >>
A motorcycle cop rear-ends a motorist. Who deserves jail?
Michael Gargiulo, accused of killing Ashton Kutcher's girlfriend and other L.A. beauties, got close as the helpful air-conditioning repairman
Why neither the ignorance nor the bliss could last
How an oblivious school board lets a tiny, scandal-ridden force endanger L.A. kids
The city's noir streets made her the star of her own tragedy, then took it all away.
Plus, Baby Mama, Deception and other April 25 releases
Portraits of downtown's endangered artists. Case study: The Canadian Building
Director Neil Jordan on revenge, forbidden hate and the making of a killer
Federal suit claims Baca hasn’t been nearly as nice to those who dare challenge him as he was to Paris Hilton
An L.A. burb is mired in gangs, cartels and south-of-the-border-style politics
Basted days and nights in a 20th-century dormitory basement
During a mysterious psychotic episode, a South African filmmaker threatened to kill his children. Did our justice system protect his family over the next year — or simply destroy it?
Richard Alarcón tries to jolt the mayor with a campaign about saving the middle class, Latinos and the Valley
L.A. man who got a $290,000 Rampart settlement arrested on a murder charge
Gendy Alimurung keeps a diary as she stalks Jeffrey Best, Zen planner of L.A. parties
The Doug Chrismas story
Four killer producers on the cutting edge of independent film
How legal problems, cultural shifts and internal turmoil muffled America’s radical anti-abortion movement, and why the battle isn’t over
A quarter-century later, the Zephyr Competition Skate Team still rules
An introduction to and brief history of the river
Milagros, exorcismos, anticatolicismo: cómo irse a la ruina en la Iglesia Universal del Reino de Dios por Joseph Treviño
Miracles. Exorcism. Catholic-bashing. Going for broke in the Universal Church.
Magic Johnson gives some back