When Wendy Greuel launched her bid to become the first female mayor of Los Angeles, it was probably inevitable that charges of sexism would arise during the campaign.
What would have been harder to predict is that those allegations would come from Greuel's opponent. But in the last week, allies of ... More >>
Picketers and protesters outside a Hollywood fast food restaurant, shouting slogans and attempting to dissuade customers from going inside. A scene from Chick-fil-A in the last week? No, it happened at a Carl's Jr. a short distance to the east...in 1989. The protest, on August 30 of that year, wa ... More >>
In 2008, Carmen Trutanich was a private lawyer making his first run for public office. He needed to be ready for an onslaught of attacks in the city attorney's race, so he hired a research firm to dig through public records and exhume all the skeletons in his background.VR Research came back with a ... More >>
Surely you've heard the good news by now: Proposition 8 was just overturned by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
And, though the religious zealots at ProtectMarriage will inevitably appeal that decision, it's definitely time to take this Internet party to the streets. LGBT advocates and city o ... More >>
Not the Hooters boob cake, exactly. Photo from sportressofblogitude.com.Imagine you're a cake decorator who finds yourself inscribing "Happy 12th Birthday" in icing across a cake made to look like naked breasts. Would you stop and think, 'Wait, this seems inappropriate.'
Apparently neither t ... More >>
WeHo City Council candidate Scott SchmidtIn West Hollywood, City Council candidate Scott Schmidt is apparently getting the reputation as the guy who worked harder to try to defeat Proposition 8 than incumbents John Heilman, Abbe Land, and Lindsey Horvath -- combined.
Schmidt sent out a camp ... More >>
This "bobblehead" Meg ad appeared on the Los Angeles Times' website.When it was revealed earlier this month that an associate of Jerry Brown had called Meg Whitman a "whore," all hell broke loose on the California gubernatorial campaign trail, and the incident quickly overshadowed Whitman's o ... More >>