He's the Most Amazing Person Who Won't Win the March 5 Los Angeles Mayoral Primary
NorCal's Nancy Pelosi finds nothing shady about her convenient investment in Visa.As we learned on "60 Minutes" last night, many of the politicians we've elected to U.S. Congress have clearly been using their backdoor V.I.P. passes to gather exclusive intel on when to buy and sell stocks, bon ... More >>
How did a food-spewing bully get major Democratic backing to run for Community College trustee?
In a startling upset, Gerrymandering Congressman Howard Berman wins again*OK, so we fibbed in the headline. The final results aren't in. But -- thanks to sleazy incumbent fixing of elections in California by the Berman brothers -- the new crop of California Senators, Assemblymen and Congressm ... More >>
TheTruthAbout ... via FlickrIt was really nice of the Obama administration to dedicate another $149 million to California communities torn by housing foreclosure. But we wonder if the money could be better spent. In announcing the cash influx Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urba ... More >>
LAXâ€‹The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has secured $150 million in taxpayer dollars to speed up baggage screening at LAX, officials announced Monday.That's a lot of cash for an automated, in-line baggage screening process. Put it this way: ... More >>
Eastside son Antonio Villaraigosa beamed Saturday as he helped to dedicate the Metro Gold Line extension train that runs from downtown to East Los Angeles. Free rides are being offered Sunday to celebrate the opening and to lure the bus-riding masses. And while a vast majority of county transit user ... More >>
Lloyd Monserratt, 1966–2003
Primary matters: The false spring of the Republican right, the real spring of the Democratic left
The Weekly’s recommendations in the March primary
Wendy and Tony battle to fill the shoes of Wachs
The hasty departure of Richard Polanco
The Weekly’s recommendations in the November general election
Uh-oh! L.A.’s grand plan for creating classrooms won’t work
Race, class and gumption in the March local elections
Like it or not, the school board seems, well, almost decisive these days.