PHOTO BY SHANNON COTTRELLAlex Thompson, armed with her scanner and LA Weekly's "Best Police Blog" award.Alex Thompson, that very controversial lady behind the Venice 311 police blog and Twitter account, has begun to expand her online empire -- just as she told the LA Weekly she would in "Clam ... More >>
TMZUpdate: Steamin' fresh KVB radio asks some Venice bartenders whether they would serve Lindsay. And you can bet Betty Ford won't like their answers! Originally posted at 2:22 p.m.
We're feeling really creepy right now, but we just saw a video of Lindsay Lohan's Mexican moving crew hauling ... More >>
KVB.fmFinally -- a voice for stoned skater kids and funnel cakesInternet-only news outlets Yo! Venice! and AOL Patch's fluffy Venice branch are about to have some friendly competition on the neighborhood news watch.
"If Venice Patch was a print newspaper, it'd be more of a shopper," says L.A ... More >>
The office of Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti this week issued clarified rules regarding news media access to the body during public meetings.
Following a minor beef between the City Hall press corps and some on the council over unilateral rules that seemed designed to muzz ... More >>
By Tibby Rothman and Jill Stewart
Nobody can tell him what to do
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced that he has found -- and on Friday will release -- five years worth of documents showing who gave him free seating, tickets, meals, liquor and parking for dozens of sports and cultural events ... More >>
L.A. City Council President Eric GarcettiL.A. City Hall watchdog and CityWatch columnist Jack Humphreville sounds the alarm today about the City Council's apparent lack of transparency when dealing with pension reform and the possible sale of the city's parking garages.
"The sale of the cit ... More >>
Michael Linder, a reporter for KABC 790 Talkradio, decried recent measures that restrict the access reporters have to Los Angeles City Council members.
Although some of the rules was later rolled back, at least verbally, Linder has a problem with what he sees as an attempt at "effectively mu ... More >>
Councilman Bill Rosendahl says I'm not going to try it -- you try it.In this time of severe economic hardship for the city, when 4,000 workers are slated to lose jobs, potholes go unfilled, and fewer cops roam the streets, you would think that Los Angeles City Council members are doing their ... More >>