A mob-connected drug trafficker was living right under our noses in Beverly Hills, helping to stash kilos of cocaine, make deals with the Sinaloa drug cartel and move millions of dollars worth of drugs for the Rizzuto organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra.
Those are the facts of the case for 39- ... More >>
If you have not already read Julia Moskin's piece "I Was a Cookbook Ghostwriter" in last week's New York Times food section, you really should. And after you finish reading it, go read yesterday's blog post from The Sussman Brothers -- titled "#Cookbookghostgate" -- on the same subject, which is as ... More >>
Every year LA Fashion Week seems to get a little longer. It has been pushed to nearly a month long string of shows and satellite parties. Today BoxEight, the alternative art/ production company returns for a second attempt at bringing LA Fashion back downtown (where some say it belongs), with their ... More >>
It looked like a simple shooting, but the Pets R Us killing exposed an organized-crime network running credit-card and recycling fraud. And one of its leaders, Sarkis Antonyan, a.k.a. Little Al Capone, had two bullets in his head.