Bob Hertzberg wrapped his big arms around Wendy Greuel today, metaphorically, endorsing her campaign to be the next mayor of Los Angeles.Hertzberg, the former Assembly speaker, finished third in the 2005 mayor's race -- and first in the Valley. So it's natural that he'd back a fellow Valley politici ... More >>
Poor Mary Magdalene. All she wants is a little sleep, but the junkie in the jail cell next to hers is screaming in agony from withdrawal. As Mary tries to understand the addict's pain, a chorus sings "Howl ye, howl ye, for the day of the Lord is at hand." Confused? Welcome to The Gospel According to ... More >>
UFWArthur Rodriguez.Arthur S. Rodriguez, the grandson of labor and civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, was arrested as part of the raid on the L.A. City Hall Occupy encampment last week.
Arturo S. Rodriguez, his father and the president of the United Farm Workers group that Chavez made famous ... More >>
The search for a new executive director for gay rights powerhouse Equality California (EQCA) is still underway, even though ordinary gay folks know very little about it.
Blogger Michael Petrelis has been constantly demanding that EQCA hold town hall meetings so the public can give their inp ... More >>
By Steve La
Steve La(From left) Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine
Some rockers are taking on the Arizona immigration law that has stirred a lot of passionate opposition here in L.A., including boycotts of Arizona by several cities.
"This is not a Latino or immig ... More >>
Yesterday's filing deadline to fill Hilda Solis' Congressional seat for the largely San Gabriel Valley 32nd District found a dozen candidates in the running. Three of them are sacrificial Republicans, plus one Libertarian, but the bulk are Democrats. The two frontrunners are Judy Chu, currently a me ... More >>