This year's People issue celebrates the 56 Angelenos we find most intriguing. But some of the people in this year's issue aren't just interesting -- they're downright inspiring!
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From Dr. Coley King, who's working to treat Venice's homeless community, ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.
When she arrived in Los Angeles as a new mom 11 years ago, Margot Ocañas joked that she got bedsores from driving so much. "I just hated being so reliant on my Thomas Gu ... More >>
L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine may wish sidewalks had gotten fixed anywhere other than his own street a few years ago -- after all, there are 5,000 miles of broken sidewalks in Los Angeles from which to choose. Instead, Zine yesterday handed his rival City Controller candidates Cary Brazeman and R ... More >>
The L.A. City Attorney's office today unleashed a criminal case against the owners of Hollywood's Supper Club for alleged overcrowding, fire-code violations and "life safety hazards."
This is the wake of a tragic fire at the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil last weekend that took 236 lives. Th ... More >>
See our review of the festivities here. Updated at the bottom with what went down. First posted at 4:33 p.m. Friday.
A planned "Occupy Skid Row" free street concert Sunday featuring Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, Kurupt and other hip-hop artists is in doubt, police tell the Weekly.
The Los Angeles Co ... More >>
Los Angeles Stairstreet Advocates A group of stair-hiking enthusiasts crowd the narrow public path between two expensive hillside homes.
"Here's the beer bottles, here's the toilet paper," says Charles Fleming, gesturing to one side as we make our way down a thin concrete staircase set into t ... More >>
YouTubeKaskade DJs on the street.See our Electric Daisy Carnival Experience slideshows on the street action and party action.
The promoter behind Wednesday's screening of Electric Daisy Carnival Experience, its documentary about the controversial rave that moved from Los Angeles to Las Vegas ... More >>
LAistNoooooooooooooWe might find this amusing, if we hadn't ourselves felt so many times the unmatchable pain that one feels when one dashes out of the house, late for work, only to find a $55 red-and-white day ruiner tucked under one's windshield wiper within yards of one's own home. It's vi ... More >>
seiu721 via FlickrKing o' Potholes and L.A. City Council President Eric Garcetti (black suit left) backs up City Hall buddy Jose Huizar (black suit right) at a public plea for more road-primping fundsUpdated after the jump: Final pothole fill-count exceeds Garcetti and Huizar's wildest dreams ... More >>
The year of the pothole: 2011Are these the worst potholes in Los Angeles in modern times? We had the second wettest December on record (leading to some pretty deep craters), the city budget is on thin ice (leading some to wonder who will fill the holes), and friends are starting to post photo ... More >>
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The city of Los Angeles continues to find new and inventive ways to essentially tax residents as it struggles to keep its budget in the black. City officials on Thursday warned residents that if they leave extra trash on the curb they could face newly increased fines of $50 ... More >>
Wendy Greuel.At a time when the city of Los Angeles faces thousands of layoffs in order to deal with a more than $400 million deficit due July 1, City Controller Wendy Greuel says the City Hall is not doing enough to ensure that contracts to outside vendors are not for work that could be done ... More >>