An intense investigation and sting by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation apparently struck fear into the hearts of hordes of students faking a disability to score free parking on meters near Los Angeles City College.A ticket for being a wank starts at $363 and will change the behavior of j ... More >>
Los Angeles Collegian student reporter Regine Simmonds contributed to this report. A young, Latino male allegedly masturbated outside the car of student Beatrice Alcala in the Los Angeles City College parking lot on Monday, and Alcala -- a graphic designer for the student newspaper -- had the prese ... More >>
On the west coast, the club kids popped up around 1991, the local counterparts of the New York City Party Monster types, attending the types of underground raves your parents explicitly forbade. It wasn't all about drugs, but there were certainly plenty: ketamine, acid, cocaine, ecstasy, and more, s ... More >>
See also: *Family Fun Arcade Prepares to Close After Four Decades *10 Oddball L.A. Museums Worth Seeing *10 Best Standup Comedy Shows in L.A. For those of us who grew up in the 1980s and '90s, arcades were an integral part of our childhood and adolescence. They existed inside malls and in shoppin ... More >>
The art world sees a vibrant movement. Metro's cops see jail fodder.
A rare chance at a job for grads
CHIRLAJerry Brown, after the signing.Yet another reason for SoCal Republicans to secede, arriving just a couple weeks after gay history was mandated in K-12 textbooks: The first part of the DREAM Act was signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown, following years of blockage by former Gove ... More >>
To save California's global-warming law, a 23-year-old finds his rage and 60,000 friends
Goldman Sachs announced today a plan to provide $20 million in loans for small businesses in the Los Angeles area, offering educational opportunities and business support services as part of an initiative it calls "10,000 Small Businesses." "Los Angeles is home to many very talented small ... More >>
When administrators at Los Angeles City College slashed the budget of the campus' 80-year-old newspaper, the Collegian, they had no idea of the bad publicity the move would get the school. KPCC FM's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports today that State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) has "urged L. ... More >>
California gubernatorial candidate and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is making a campaign stop in L.A. today, with former president Bill Clinton appearing with him at a news conference at Los Angeles City College in East Hollywood -- where they plan to talk about "green technology." Patrick Range ... More >>
The Eastsider L.A. brings discouraging word that not only has Los Angeles City College dropped plans to build a satellite campus at the old Van de Kamp's bakery site, but on Tuesday night an L.A. College District official promised a community meeting "that the fence surrounding what is currently cal ... More >>
A cache of letters hidden in the basement brings to life a house, a family and the tragedy that would change everything
The unexpected Thai restaurant
A blogger's African dad came here on the same airlift as Obama's dad. All similarities end there
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Bolka combines baroque flourish and naked emotion
Connecting the doubts about the failure of a community college
Antonio vows to work every day for all of L.A.
Quentin Drew, 1963–2005
The 1984 Olympic Arts Festival
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Abandoned bakery could become community-college satellite
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