Last night's SoCal Journalism Awards -- an annual affair put on by the L.A. Press Club -- were more star-spangled than usual. Among the presenters and honorees were Martin Sheen, Ron Perlman (so much shorter in person, but with an even bigger voice), Daniel Pearl's extended family and every journal ... More >>
It's award season again for America's journalists, and LA Weekly is racking up the noms like a fat chick on Pinterest.
On a national scale, the Association of Alternative Newsmedia just released its list of finalists for the annual AltWeeklies Awards, the most coveted alt-plaques around. At that Ju ... More >>
The L.A. Weekly's People issue is our most eagerly anticipated of the year -- and, as much as it kills the wordsmiths around here, much of the anticipation is about the cover. Who's been chosen? And just how fabulous do they look?
This year, we've got five covers, all shot by Kevin Scanlon and desi ... More >>
Institute for Arts & Media, California State University, NorthridgeRoland Charles' Portrait with Veil (1978) from the PST exhibit at California State University Northridge
Our awesome fall art preview issue, which landed on newsstands this week, delves into Pacific Standard Time, this ridicu ... More >>
Journalist of the Year nominee Patrick Range McDonald.LA Weekly dominated the design category of the Los Angeles Press Club's 53rd SoCal Journalism Awards Finalists, announced today. Staff writer Patrick Range McDonald was named as a Journalist of the Year finalist and saw his piece on parent ... More >>
photo: Jennie Warren/design: Darrick RaineyTearist: The Alternate LA Weekly cover!
The subject of the music feature (by Liz Ohanesian) in this week's print edition of LA Weekly is Tearist, one of our favorite LA bands of the last couple of years.
There are several bands that have now travel ... More >>
The Venn Food Diagram train has ventured west of India and landed in Armenia, the ancient landlocked country wedged between Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkey, which recently produced the world's earliest leather shoe and wine-producing facility. Steady immigration from Armenian communities in Lebanon, Ira ... More >>
Many here in Los Angeles were perplexed when the LAUSD refused to let British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver into their schools to film season 2 of his Food Revolution show. Banned from the cafeterias of this city's public schools, Oliver staged a campaign -- in the press, on Facebook, in a tomato suit ... More >>
Anderson Cooper.LA Weekly took home several awards, including Best Website for a News Organization, at the Los Angeles Press Club's 52nd Annual Southern California Journalism Awards gala, held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel downtown Sunday night.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger gave a speech a ... More >>
Patrick Range McDonald.Finalists for the Los Angeles Press Club's 52nd SoCal Journalism Awards were announced Friday, and they included LA Weekly staff writers Patrick Range McDonald and Christine Pelisek for "journalists of the year" in the over-50,000-circulation category. R. Scott Moxley o ... More >>
Neon Tommy, the publication of the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, this week takes a look at the Weekly
and some of the changes that have taken place at the paper in recent
months, including the hiring of Editor-in-Chief Drex Heikes, a
well-respected journalist who has ed ... More >>
LA Weekly led the awards among major circulation weekly newspapers again this year, grabbing four first-place honors from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies at its 14th annual AltWeekly Awards in Tucson.The four winners were Art Director Darrick Rainey for his haunting design of a cover sto ... More >>
Sunday night was a winning night for L.A. Weekly at the Los Angeles Press Club Awards ceremony at the Universal City Sheraton hotel. Writers Christine Pelisek, Daniel Heimpel, Gendy Alimurung and Nancy Rommelmann all took home first place awards, while Darrick Rainey, Steven Leigh Morris, Patrick Ra ... More >>