L.A. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich has settled his bitter legal battle with John Shallman, the campaign consultant who ran his failed bid for district attorney.The dispute got so bad that at one point, Shallman called Trutanich "the Kim Jong-Il of L.A. politics." He claimed the city attor ... More >>
Grab some popcorn, because Carmen Trutanich and John Shallman are fighting again. Shallman, you'll recall, is the political consultant who steered Trutanich's D.A. campaign onto the rocks. Trutanich is the city attorney now suing Shallman to avoid paying $165,000 in bills leftover from that campaign ... More >>
â€‹Hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen, who is bidding for the L.A. Dodgers, has at least one thing in common with Frank McCourt: Both have been through an ugly divorce.Cohen divorced his first wife, Patricia, more than 20 years ago. But the two have been locked in a bitter struggle ever since, acco ... More >>
Anne FishbeinSotto chefs Steve Samson and Zach PollackForbes: 30 mover-and-shakers under 30 in the food and wine industry. (Congrats Jordan Kahn and Zach Pollack.)
The Salt, NPR's Food Blog: Why Are We More Hungry In The Winter?
Los Angeles Magazine: This year's top 10 restaurants in L.A.
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Kim Jong Il, fashion icon.The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il was met with calls for celebration in L.A.'s Koreatown tonight.
Commenters on the Facebook page KoreatownLA called for "PARTAAAAAAY!!!!!!" and "Celebration" in reaction to the news, even as Associated Press reported tha ... More >>
To quote the ever articulate George W. Bush, "Fool me once, shame on... shame on you. Fool me... you can't get fooled again."
Yes, the taco truck/marketing ploy that duped a lot of us last summer is back in L.A. slinging cheap tacos and promoting Communist ideals, as well as shoot 'em up vid ... More >>
Kobe.Not since a guy named Joseph Coors opposed Chicano studies classes at the University of Colorado, thus denying Coors beer a very thirsty Latino market for decades, has someone shot himself in the foot in such a d'oh way.
Yeah, we're talking about you Kobe. We forgave you for that, er, s ... More >>
Is a fake genre dead when The New York Times acknowledges it unironically - or when iTunes monetizes it via smiling little "suggested subgenre"? Maybe neither: last night at the El Rey, Toro y Moi and Caribou both (inadvertently?) killed the chill by (accidentally?) rocking the fuck out of "Blessa" ... More >>
Dr. Evil would be proud.Here at LA Weekly HQ, most of us aren't your high-and-tight, guns-and-ammo types. But call us impressed. The Air Force this week successfully shot down a dummy missile with a laser over the waters of Southern California this week. Frigging lasers indeed.
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Perhaps Burbank was the last destination Laura Ling and Euna Lee had figured for a fantasy getaway, but for the two Los Angeles journalists imprisoned in North Korea, it was the happiest place on earth. They and former president Bill Clinton arrived at Bob Hope Airport at dawn today, ending a ... More >>
Kim Jong-Il, North Korean Dictator is straight up gangsta style, he admits to lovin many bitches and he's had way more people killed than Shug Knight. He drives a Benz and has a penchant for extravagances like lobster and Hennessy. He's big fan of the NBA (he even has a signed ball by Michael Jord ... More >>