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The Expo Line's opening last spring may have snagged all the headlines, but a few months later, the Valley debuted its ... More >>
The L.A. Coliseum scandal was already hot, in the embezzlement/bribery sense. But thanks to a 2002 porn called "The GangBang Girl #32," reportedly shot under the lights of the taxpayer-owned USC stadium, it's now got a half-naked cheerleader as covergirl:
According to a Los Angeles Times expose thi ... More >>
The inimitable John Walsh, L.A.'s favorite gadfly (unless you work at City Hall), will show up to protest the triumphant Expo Line opening at USC today, where the train will reportedly break through a welcome banner as confetti and cannon fireworks go off in the background.
The Bus Riders Union is ... More >>
This stupid (alleged) criminal got narc'd on by an iPhone.
That's right. Cops say that after the suspect robbed a woman at gunpoint and took her purse, they tracked him down with the help of the device's "Find My Phone" app.
Dude actually had the phone on him when they found him at ...
Guzzle & NoshThe ice cream soda at Jerry's Soda Shoppe at the De Soto Pharmacy.A spectacular ice cream float doesn't cure the pain of existence, but it goes a long way toward soothing the ache. Yesterday, while Leo Bloom was munching on mutton kidneys and we were sorting through the detritus ... More >>
Google MapsVenice Breakwater.A fisherman died as he was fishing on the rock pile known as the Venice Breakwater over the weekend, reportedly as he bent down to wash his hands in the ocean. He fell in and people flagged down police about 11 p.m. Saturday, according to Fox 11 News and other rep ... More >>
Fol Chen at The EchoCurrent L.A. Weekly feature artist Baths -- the Chatsworth-based rising electronic music star -- has just been added to the bill for tomorrow night's Fol Chen record release show.
Both acts drop new records on Tuesday -- Baths celebrated his Anticon debut, Cerulean, at th ... More >>
Murder victim Herbert Wong
According to police reports, porn actor and murder suspect Stephen Clancy Hill has been arrested. Hill had been threatening to kill himself with a Samurai sword rather than surrender on charges he stabbed to death a fellow porn actor known by his stage name Tom Dong ... More >>
Fol Chen remixed.Highland Park art-rock crew Fol Chen has got a new full-length due out on Asthmatic Kitty June 6, but you needn't wait for Part II: The New December to get a taste of what's to come.
Lead-off track "In Ruins" is a funky, fuzzed-up pop collage featuring a vaguely Eastern melo ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Bill Cain's Equivocation and Burglars of Hamm's Land of the TigersNEW REVIEW GO VIOLATORS WILL BE VIOLATED ‚ÄčPhoto courtesy of Circle X Theatre CompanyCasey Smith's solo mime-show (he does scream a lot, but there are almost no deciph ... More >>
Los Angeles police today announced the arrests of two men suspected of robbing victims who had posted message-services advertisements on Craigslist. Cops say one of the two would pose as a customer, arrive at the business location -- in both cases, the victims' homes -- hold the each victim at gunpo ... More >>
This week marks the 50th anniversary of one of the Los Angeles area's
most closely guarded secrets -- the partial meltdown of an experimental
nuclear reactor operated by Atomics International Inc. near Chatsworth.
For 20 years information of the event had been confined to a terse,
euphemistically wo ... More >>
Federal investigators have revealed for the first time that not only
had Metrolink engineer Robert Sanchez allowed youthful train
enthusiasts to ride along with him in his locomotive's cab, but also permitted some to work the train's controls. In fact, Sanchez, an avid text-messenger, was busy makin ... More >>