Summer is prime raving season. But the L.A. County Sheriff's Department has in recent months been using social media to crack down on raves and house parties. This weekend deputies announced that they busted two events with the help of social media:
A Los Angeles-based company called Raw would like to give your band a show. And also, possibly, an award. In exchange, it would like a few dollars. Raw's clunky, full moniker is RAW: natural born artists -- it's not an acronym but rather references "unpolished" performers. It puts on parties in mo ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here. When Alice Shin's brother-in-law phoned her to say that he'd gotten his hands on a truck they could use to begin peddling tacos filled with Korean-style barbecued meats, as the ... More >>
C. Soudry Last year Koo Koo Roo closed several of its California locations and filed bankruptcy, chalking it up to a bad economy. This year Islands restaurants are showing signs of decline, closing their Beverly Hills and Laguna Hills locations. In more recent restaurant chain news, Marie Cal ... More >>
California Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown is pulling out all the stops in his quest for the Latino vote. After outing challenger Meg Whitman as a former employer of an undocumented housekeeper, on Monday he slapped the owners of TMZ hot-spot restaurant Koi for "worke ... More >>
Chen Xiaoyun’s “Faint” and Karin Apollonia Müller’s “Edges”
Incuding Salaam-e-Ishq, Epic Movie, and Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?
Including G.I. Jesus, Smokin' Aces and Verdict on Auschwitz
Including Alpha Dog, God Grew Tired of Us and Black Gold
Backstage, Charlotte's Web, Eragon and more
Including Turistas, Van Wilder 2, 10 Items or Less and more
Including this week's pick, Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
Including this week's pick, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
Including this week's pick, Borat
Visit one of Southern California’s wildest and most famous surf spots — before it gets bulldozed for a toll road
Peter Martins brings his New York City Ballet to O.C.