We thought we were going to a small reception at the State Department. It was day 3 of the Association of Food Journalists annual conference, this year held in Washington D.C. As we stood in line to undergo the rigorous security clearances needed to enter the building (we had been asked to provide d ... More >>
U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson will be taking a leave of absence from his post while doctors attempt to ascertain the cause of seizures that the former head of Edison International and founder of the National Resources Defense Council sustained on Saturday.The Weekly has learned that Bryson, ... More >>
Brad Sherman: Throwing punchesâ€‹The battle is now underway to determine which bald, Jewish Democrat who voted for the Iraq war will continue to represent the San Fernando Valley in Congress.At their first debate on Thursday night, Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman eagerly tore into each other, s ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
Port of Los Angeles.2008 and 2009 were described as "dismal years" for international trade at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. But 2010 and 2011 are looking up, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation.
In L.A., the Current TV employers of the imprisoned local journos duck and cover
It's all over now, Baby Blue, as Barack Obama wins the presidential nomination for the third or fourth time
Empire and its discontents
The dance of the Dead Elephants
The sins of inaction
Mayor V. faces global immigration issues — and angry farmers
How I tried to stop worrying and love nuclear power
Sydney Pollack is all for lowering costs, raising IQs
In the midst of their 'Yes, Bush Can!' campaign, the busy pranksters spread faux Republican cheer on their way to L.A. for the opening of their new movie
Bush’s blunders and Woodward’s book don’t add up to victory for John
The president prefers spin to news
Where is it?
Bush tries to reorder the world in his declaration of war
The inner workings of the war-propaganda machine
More on the connection between the U.S., American corporations and Iraq’s weapons programs
The sins and omissions committed before the United Nations
The forced march to war
24 and counting . . .
Back to the future with the World Federalists
Pakistanis face signs of war
Judge rejects case filed on behalf of al Qaeda prisoners
The L.A. case for al Qaeda
The state of global protest
Should Otto make us laugh or cry?
Why a trial makes more sense than war
NAFTA’S final test unfolds in Texas
Can the world’s oldest continuous political party regain its majority? Its activists? Its purpose?
The Independent Media Center comes to Los Angeles
Labor dreams of Gore busting free of Clinton
How Bill Bradley Learned to be a Principled Liberal, but not how to Campaign, and how Al Gore Learned to be a Terrific Campaigner, while Trashing his Party's Historic Principles.
Local Progressives Talk About Kosovo
By any other name, seizing power in defiance of popular will is a coup
The DEA's dirty deal down under
Labor Action Breaks all the Rules in Tiajuana