As a journalist for several outlets, including this one, Nancy Rommelmann covered the gritty and the glamorous sides of Los Angeles. Now with her debut novel, The Bad Mother, she chronicles the lives of Hollywood street kids, crank vials and all. Rommelmann, who's relocated to Portland, Or ... More >>
LA Weekly led the awards among major circulation weekly newspapers again this year, grabbing four first-place honors from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies at its 14th annual AltWeekly Awards in Tucson.The four winners were Art Director Darrick Rainey for his haunting design of a cover sto ... More >>
It was a huge, huge night for LA Weekly at the Los Angeles Press Club's awards gala in Universal City a few hours ago. Staff writer Christine Pelisek triple-swept in the Hard News, Investigative and News Feature categories for major newspapers with more than 100,000 circulation, beating the Los Ang ... More >>
Sunday night was a winning night for L.A. Weekly at the Los Angeles Press Club Awards ceremony at the Universal City Sheraton hotel. Writers Christine Pelisek, Daniel Heimpel, Gendy Alimurung and Nancy Rommelmann all took home first place awards, while Darrick Rainey, Steven Leigh Morris, Patrick Ra ... More >>
Plus, L.A. Weeklys award nominees
Down 'n' out at dawn
When Jesica Santillan died of a botched heart-lung transplant, Nancy Rommelmann was nearly swallowed by the story.
The Beauty Confessional