The porn industry celebrated a rare victory in a summer of bummers. See also: Porn Biz Shut Down Again Over Yet Another HIV Case. A proposed law, AB 640, that would have explicitly required male adult performers to use condoms on-set, died a quiet death over the weekend. The legislation was sponso ... More >>
The porn industry has lost a few battles in the last year or so. It faces mandatory condoms on-set in both the city and county of Los Angeles, for the most part. And when bareback production apparently tried to invade Ventura County, the government there also said prophylactics would be the law. So ... More >>
Even as the adult video industry is fighting L.A. county's mandatory condoms-in-porn rule, a similar law that would cover the business statewide is one step closer to becoming law. The bill by Compton state assemblyman Isadore Hall passed the lower house's Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, And ... More >>
A plan to post each California state lawmaker's spending habits online -- proposed by Republican Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, and supported by her fellow Republicans in Legislature -- just died at the hands of Democrats. L.A. libs love to hate on the GOP. But when it comes to big, irresponsible gov ... More >>
You might guess that Isadore Hall's departure from the race for the 44th Congressional District would cause black voters to rally around the lone remaining black candidate: Rep. Laura Richardson.Not so, says Rep. Janice Hahn -- who is fighting to keep the seat in Congress that she won last July.H ... More >>
Assemblyman Isadore HallCompton Assemblyman Isadore Hall announced today that he's dropping out of the race for the 44th Congressional District, and will instead run for re-election.The announcement leaves a two-way contest between Reps. Janice Hahn and Laura Richardson -- which should be the hot ... More >>
Rep. Janice HahnCongresswoman Janice Hahn -- still getting used to that -- released a poll today that gives her a wide margin over her two potential opponents in the new 44th Congressional District.As always with in-house polls, they only release them when they're favorable, so grab your salt sha ... More >>
In a startling upset, Gerrymandering Congressman Howard Berman wins again*OK, so we fibbed in the headline. The final results aren't in. But -- thanks to sleazy incumbent fixing of elections in California by the Berman brothers -- the new crop of California Senators, Assemblymen and Congressm ... More >>
... and mixed messages for Parks, Ridley-Thomas and Villaraigosa's cousin
With Tuesday's expected turnout at historic lows, electors are being treated like superdelegates, and missing out on the juicy infighting.
In a city famous for gangs and hardcore rap, its hard to imagine how a heron soaring above you can improve your life
Omar and company finally get nabbed by the D.A. But will Compton get a clean start?