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The case against two of the nation's biggest rave promoters, who have become entangled in the L.A. Coliseum corruption scandal, relies on emails between the party organizers and a public employee, Coliseum events manager Todd DeStefano. One of those emails, which a main prosecutor told us is a "smo ... More >>
Employees who have filed for worker's compensation sometimes get busted by doing stupid things like skipping, jogging and engaging in horseplay while they're supposed to be sidelined by serious injury. But, if true, this worker's comp claimant takes the cake: Prosecutors say that laid-up L.A. city ... More >>
The rave promoters indicted as part of the L.A. Coliseum corruption scandal could see more than 10 years each behind bars if convicted, an L.A. County District Attorney's office official tells the Weekly. In fact the potential sentence for Reza Gerami of Go Ventures is 15 years, 8 months, according ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with rave promoter Pasquale Rotella acknowledging that authorities want to arrest him. First posted at 10:59 p.m. Two former L.A. Coliseum officials and a rave promoter were arrested as part of a corruption scandal that has rocked the publicly run venue. Former Coliseum gener ... More >>
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Caesar SebastianElectric Daisy Carnival.The Los Angeles District Attorney's office is looking into possible wrongdoing in the relationship between a public official who helps oversee the L.A. Coliseum and a rave promotion company that puts on events at the venue. "Our Public Integrity Divisi ... More >>
The woman accused of randomly stabbing four people at a West Hollywood Target last May has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial. Layla Rosette Trawick was charged May 5 with four counts of attempted murder and five counts of assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the May 3 ... More >>
A bench warrant for Lindsay Lohan's arrest was issued Thursday after she failed to check in at a Beverly Hills court as scheduled in connection with a 2007 plea deal for driving under the influence. The actress is in Cannes for the film festival there; her attorney told ABC7 that she couldn' ... More >>
Councilman Richard Alarcon.The Los Angeles District Attorney's office is investigating a claim that City Councilman Richard Alarcon has been living outside his district, which would be illegal, the office confirmed to L.A. Weekly Thursday. On Tuesday the D.A. served search warrants on two re ... More >>
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