On Aug. 29, an Obama administration memo prompted intense speculation that the feds may be finally calling off the decades-long war on weed. While marijuana remains illegal under federal law, the memo stated, federal prosecutors won't intervene if states such as Colorado and Washington that legalize ... More >>
*Check out our entire 2013 Couples Issue here John Rabe, 46, and Julian Bermudez, 38, met at the close of a sunny day in Malibu in 2001, when separate afternoons spent sunbathing on the shores of El Matador beach led both to the Friendship on West Channel Road. The nautical-themed watering hole, on ... More >>
During his campaign for D.A., City Attorney Carmen Trutanich did everything he could to avoid debates. First, he said his invitation got lost. Then he blamed scheduling conflicts.After losing that race, he's taking a much different approach for his re-election campaign. This morning, Assemblyman Mik ... More >>
Felicia FriesemaVendors at the 12-12 Hollywood market show their support. The SEE-LA/Hollywood Farmers Market vs. LA Film School battle has reached a temporary detente, but the fight that's been raging for the past two weeks is far from over. First, the market was on its last legs. Then, it ... More >>
Rigoberto Ruelas.The big question is, did Rigoberto Reulas jump off a bridge last week as a result of a mediocre review in the Los Angeles Times teacher ratings database? The Los Angeles Unified School District on Thursday weighed in with what could be conflicting and questionable information ... More >>
Oliver Stone and Hugo Chavez.People like Oliver Stone give the left a bad name. Their with-me-or-against me attitude makes public discourse a sideline to their much-more important marching orders. That much seemed to be on display when the director met up with KPCC (89.9 FM) host Larry Mantle ... More >>
Plus lots more to mourn and celebrate in town (not necessarily in that order), April 3-9
David S. Freeman: City Hall "is capable of screwing up a two-car funeral"
... hits the wall at Fairfax
Nonpartisan voters get screwed when presidential choices are tossed
What to do with Griffith, the most misunderstood park in the land?
LA Weekly theater writer Steven Leigh Morris guests on KPCC's Air Talk with Larry Mantle
The reincarnation of Bernard Parks
Egos overcome reason in debate over more cops
KPCC has stopped the music for all-news
Minnesota Public Broadcasting knocks at KPCC