Last night's SoCal Journalism Awards -- an annual affair put on by the L.A. Press Club -- were more star-spangled than usual. Among the presenters and honorees were Martin Sheen, Ron Perlman (so much shorter in person, but with an even bigger voice), Daniel Pearl's extended family and every journal ... More >>
Ben WesthoffBen Westhoff, a New York music writer and author of two recent books, has been named music editor of LA Weekly. He fills an opening created earlier this year when music editor Gustavo Turner decided to return to writing full-time, becoming a contributing writer.
Westhoff has writ ... More >>