The federal crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries in Southern California continued today as the U.S. Attorney's Office announced the arrests of 12 people associated with a chain of pot shops.
John Melvin Walker operated 9 dispensaries in L.A. and Orange counties, feds say, and he topped the l ... More >>
A Long Beach marijuana dispensary alleges that police used excessive force against an employee during a raid last month. Now the attorney for the dispensary tells the Weekly it will file a claim against the city, with a subsequent lawsuit likely.
Long Beach police tell us a "thorough review" of the ... More >>
Shannon CottrellPaul J. Salamoff and his TARDIS ConsoleFor more photos see our slideshow, Doctor Who Convention @ The Marriott Los Angeles Airport
Paul J. Salamoff is a former special effects artist from Burbank who now works as a writer and producer. He's also the owner of the TARDIS consol ... More >>
Rush likes it.You know, just the other day we were thinking we sure wish we could find a good doctor ... in Starbucks.
And here we find that one Alvin Mingczech Yee has been practicing inside this fine purveyor of coffee, with examinations costing $600 and less, according to our friends at t ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: As power seems to be coming back on, California electricity officials issue a "flex-alert" for the entire state.
A power outage affecting all of San Diego County has been reported today, and now we're seeing tweets that the lights have gone out in Dana Point, Laguna Ni ... More >>
Sentimental Southern Californians who remember celebrating birthdays, soccer tournaments and the like at Farrell's have watched the decline of this faux fin de siÃ¨cle ice cream "parlour" (complete with a superfluous British "U") with dismay and resignation. After years on the wane -- flagging con ... More >>
Andy ClymerLittle, money, lots of burn in this case, it would seem.
FBI agents today arrested a Rialto cop and an Orange County defense attorney for allegedly taking cash for a defendant in exchange for telling prosecutors he was an informant who deserves easy treatment.
The alleged bribe w ... More >>
Lou Balducci via NBC Los AngelesHow Jesus is this JesusIn terms of stuff that looks like Jesus -- and there are many, many stuffs that look like Jesus, including but not limited to an illustrious line of spookily charred grilled-cheese sandwiches and, well, the entire archive of stuffthatlook ... More >>
Massage inspector? I don't think so.Another case of a Bad Lieutenant? Orange County Sheriff's officials say an ex-cop from suburban Chicago allegedly posed as an officer in an effort to get a nude massage.
Unfortunately for him, it seems, not only did this particular massage parlor not do th ... More >>
Between Proof Bakery's strata and Black Cat's signature chocolate-and-cream cheese muffin (and even Sprinkles' new German chocolate cupcake), our de facto theme last week was baked goods. One more and we promise to stop... for a while.
Almond croissants are particular passion of mine. I order the ... More >>
Compton thug life, circa 1954.Los Angeles, we're proud of you. While the city proper only made the top 162 in a ranking of the nation's most-violent municipalities, we knew the region would somehow represent. And that it did.
Compton made the top 10! Yay!
In fact Compton -- you know, the ci ... More >>
Man says to his waiter, What's this condom doing in my soup? Waiter shrugs, The backstroke? But seriously, the punchline is that 51-year-old Philip Hodousek is getting a settlement from Claim Jumper after he claimed to have found a prophylactic in his French onion soup last year in Orange Cou ... More >>