How big are Teflon Sheriff Lee Baca's balls, you ask?
Well, as he's been turned and grilled like a 10-piece special at Pollo Loco over his non-leadership when it comes to a decade's worth of inmate beatings at the hands of deputies inside the county jail system, Baca decided to, in the absolute hea ... More >>
Last year's Feria de los Moles (or Mole Fair) at L.A.'s Olvera St. drew 30,000 people -- and with good reason. The annual event, now in its fifth year and happening this Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., celebrates this classic Mexican dish with food, music, dance, workshops, and even a friendl ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
The most remarkable clue that you have arrived at Mariscos Jalisco, a lonchera parked on Olympic Boulevard in Boyle Heights, is in the air. A few blocks away, the climate is no ... More >>
The death of journalist Ruben Salazar at the hands of an L.A. County Sheriff's deputy in 1970 became a rallying point for the Chicano movement and inspired the first organization for Hispanic journalists in the United States -- CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California, where this reporter serves as a ... More >>
Antonovich.L.A. County Supervisor Mike Antonovich is continuing his campaign against illegal aliens, announcing that undocumented families that have so-called American-citizen anchor babies cost area taxpayers $54 million in welfare benefits in June alone.
He says the projected cost of such ... More >>
It would be like a "subway to the sea" that skips Westwood or Gold Line rail service that said no to an East L.A. Civic Center stop.
The proposal to have Metro's Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line stop in historic Leimert Park, the retail and cultural core of the African American community in L.A. ... More >>
AEG CEO Tim Leiweke: He's got downtown Los Angeles in his hands*Well, technically just in downtown Los Angeles, but that's where all the big players make all their big decisions anyway, right? Just ask a pissed-off Daily News outsider in the Valley.
Jon Regardie at the LA Downtown News knows ... More >>
Jennifer JaimesCritics had a bone to pick with LA Plaza.The 2.22-acre "LA Plaza" downtown is supposed to be "the nation's premier center of Mexican American culture and arts" when it opens in spring. But right now it's the center of a controversy involving ... bones.
The remains could belong ... More >>
By Daniel Heimpel, Max Taves and Jill Stewart
$10 billion bond. High Speed Passenger Train Bond Act. Total price tag with interest: About $19 million.
Proposition 1 would give the state the right to sell $10 billion in bonds to build an 800-mile high-speed tr ... More >>
The name Vignali receded into L.A. history after the “Pardongate” scandal of 2001, but questions remain about drug-dealing son Carlos and his real estate magnate father, Horacio, who just might be pulling the strings in the remaking of downtown L.A.