This year's incarnation of the L.A. Bluegrass Situation features comedians Steve Martin, Ed Helms and John C. Reilly. But they're not telling jokes -- they're doing some serious picking. The annual event has been a hot ticket since it began in 2010; this year it goes from May 3-6 at Largo, conclud ... More >>
[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] Sometimes you see a YouTube video and your only response is, "Who the fuck is that?" That's what happened when I first saw Meg Myers' "Monster." For one ... More >>
$2.5 billion industry cut off, taking livelihoods with it
A shipping giant volunteers to slash emissions at the port. But why?
Audubon sues the DWP for the sake of songbirds
Fire, smog, golf courses . . . and maybe even coffee-loving, rock-climbing hipsters like you
David Brower, 1912–2000