Here is key coverage so far by the L.A. Weekly staff regarding the Los Angeles March 5, 2013 primary:
--Proposition A: Sales Tax or Scam? By Hillel Aron
--and Prop. A Sales Tax Goliath Fought by "David" Jack Humphreville, By Patrick Range McDonald
--Wendy Greuel Dined with IBEW Boss During Critici ... More >>
Update on next page: Bidder Joey Herrick on the importance of local owners.
Magic Johnson, beloved spots icon in Los Angeles, and his group of investors including former Atlanta Braves president Stan Kasten, essentially wrote a $2 billion check Tuesday evening to buy the Dodgers, pre-empting a fina ... More >>
The Bullet Train: Even more expensive a pipe dream than the L.A. mayor's "Subway to the Sea."How many more warnings will it take for starry-eyed California politicians to realize the voter-approved $100 billion Bullet Train is a budget disaster waiting to implode?
On top of skepticism from t ... More >>
Illustration by Jack BalingitForty stories? That's nothin'!Hollywood is about to become a sea of skyscrapers. And our only consolation prize is a goddamned cat park.
Opponents to L.A.'s new "Hollywood Community Plan" never stood a chance. As if it wasn't off-putting enough that today's Plann ... More >>
AEGWhen LA Weekly reporter David Futch showed up at L.A. City Hall this morning for a hearing on Anschutz Entertainment Group's proposed L.A. football stadium, he thought he was in for just another L.A. City Council meeting.
What Futch failed to realize is that, when one attends a meeting on ... More >>
By David Futch
Charles Calderon: Counting his money, or slapping his name on a law he never wrote?Emboldened by bulging campaign coffers, brothers Charles and Ron Calderon don't merely introduce laws designed to reap profits for huge special-interest groups. Many of the laws that bear their ... More >>
District 14 challenger Rudy MartinezUpdate: Early election results reveal Martinez' problems may be even bigger than we thought. As of 9:08 p.m., Huizar holds over 60 percent of the vote, though only 15 percent has been reported (and that's mostly older absentees).
Reporting by David Futch a ... More >>
By David Futch
Rudy Martinez's worst nightmareThe feud that could see an outsider (Rudy Martinez) unseat a Los Angeles City Council incumbent for the first time in 24 years all got started over ... an over-sized patio?
That's what it looks like in the Martinez Vs. Jose Huizar race for Counc ... More >>