We recently told you -- and you were surprised -- that some of the best universities in the world are right here in Los Angeles, including number-one Caltech and number-13 UCLA, according a British ranking.
But, given that this is L.A., land of the Hollywood mogul and real estate billionaire, we al ... More >>
In the past three years, one woman has ranked in DJ Magazine's yearly Top 100 DJs poll. (Lisa Lashes, #75, 2009). The international EDM circuit is dominated by men like Justice, Diplo, Skrillex, Swedish House Mafia, TiÃ«sto, David Guetta and Avicii, and the underground scene is as much of a boys clu ... More >>
[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.]
*Low End Theory Anniversary
*More Low End Theory Oral History From Those Who Helped Build It
All apologies to Mr. Holland, but our opuses hav ... More >>
Can a humble police officer from San Pedro become a historic wrench in the well-oiled Los Angeles political machine?
That's up to you, residents of City Council District 15. You can go with candidate Joe Buscaino, the former LAPD officer who's netted endorsements from local police unions and the Lo ... More >>
The big wave of Pacific Standard Time shows that opened in September are starting to close, so the game is on to see the ones you want to see before they're gone. "Now Dig This!," for example, was totally packed with eager visitors this past Saturday, its second to last day at the Hammer Museum. And ... More >>
Daniel KohnA.J. Jackson of Saint Motel Saint Motel
Tarfest at the La Brea Tar Pits
Better than... going extinct by drowning in tar.
The weather was beautiful on this Sunday afternoon. The early autumn festival Tarfest featured painting, non-profit booths and several kickass bands, i ... More >>
Jennifer DozierElizabeth Tobias in downtown L.A.
When Marie Antoinette was told that the people of France were starving, she supposedly responded, "Let them eat cake." Now, thanks to Los Angeles-based performance artist Elizabeth Tobias, the Queen of France's oft-quoted phrase has yet another ... More >>
For a town looking to repair its police department's reputation as corrupt and brutal, Maywood took the unusual step Friday of holding an emergency session to hire as its interim police chief Al Hutchings, a former Maywood and LAPD officer convicted of bilking LAPD for fraudulent overtime.
Mayor ... More >>