L.A. Weekly is determining the best L.A. novel ever by holding a tournament featuring 32 of our favorites in head-to-head matchups, until there's only one novel standing. For further reading:
*Best L.A. Novel Ever: The Tournament Brackets
*Best L.A. Novel Ever: More Matchups
This contest may seem l ... More >>
When it comes to life-impacting stuff -- civil rights, political movements, or education reform, for example -- Los Angeles too often gets overlooked by snobby journalists and intellectual types in New York City and Washington D.C.
Let's just admit it: They don't take L.A. seriously and they hate ... More >>
This is the year Latinos will overtake whites as the largest ethnic group in California.
(Pete Wilson is turning in his grave. Wait, he's still alive?!).
So says the office of Gov. Jerry Brown in a "Demographic Information" report attached to its new budget plan, released this week.
In fact, the ... More >>
A. Scattergoodroom with a view at Savory
Perhaps it would be easier if we just fitted GPS locators on all of Joe Pytka's former chefs. Imagine an app that gave you the whereabouts and restaurant plans for Bastide exes Ludo Lefebvre, Walter Manzke, and Alain Giraud all at one time. Such an app ... More >>
Brian Quintana.Hollywood producer Brian Quintana (Superman: Man of Steel) has announced he filed papers to challenge Barbara Boxer for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in California's June primary. He says he would be the first "person of color" to represent California in the senate. ... More >>
California gubernatorial candidate and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is making a campaign stop in L.A. today, with former president Bill Clinton appearing with him at a news conference at Los Angeles City College in East Hollywood -- where they plan to talk about "green technology." Patrick Range ... More >>
The Adler posse knows a thing or two about the concert business. Lou Adler, the patriarch, is responsible for some of the great American cultural touchstones of the past 40 years, and a few of these moments are showcased on the wall of his home office in Malibu.
There's the movie poster for The ... More >>