The videotaped LAPD take-down of college student Ronald Weekley, Jr. has some in Venice's African American community concerned about police tactics.
The department says the West Bureau violent crime task force to which the officers belong has since been reassigned to other areas as the investigatio ... More >>
Update, Monday: Final update shows Johnson down by 31 votes. Waiting for Johnson to pull the plug.Brian Johnson -- the anointed candidate of the charter school movement -- appears headed to defeat in his costly race for the 46th Assembly District.With nearly all the ballots counted, Johnson, a Democ ... More >>
In little league, a certain amount of street cred is derived from a team's sponsor--kids cross their fingers for Godfather's Pizza (free slices!), but undoubtedly end up on RE/Max (free comparative market analysis!). Players on Lennox Little League's more than 40 teams might have a little more swagg ... More >>
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One of the biggest stories in metal this year is the revolving door for vocalists. Jesse Leach has returned to Killswitch Engage. Iced Earth played their fi ... More >>
Advocates for the homeless are steaming over what they say is a homeless crackdown in one of L.A.'s last bastions of free living -- Venice.
The last two nights along the boardwalk and beyond LAPD officers have been contacting homeless people, warning them they can't sleep there, according to David ... More >>
For those about to drink, AC/DC would like you to try their Shiraz.
The Australian band has joined forces with New South Wales-based winery Warburn Estate to produce four bottled varieties named after their biggest hits, the (UK) Daily Mail reports. AC/DC The Wine selections incl ... More >>
Today's news of iconic filmmaker John Hughes' death has left many in shock. With a resume that included The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and more, Hughes' films were the embodiment of '80s teen comedy and his sudden passing from a reported heart attack a ... More >>
By Chris Gray
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionall ... More >>
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AC/DC at the Forum, Monday, December 8Text By Falling James, photos by Timothy NorrisThe once-fabulous Forum has clearly seen better days. Its curving, dark-gray walls look barren without the bright yellow Lakers championship banners and the retired numbers o ... More >>