One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.
In Latino neighborhoods in the early 1980s, skateboarders were rare. The ones who were around were mocked as whitewashed wannabes.
After all, skateboarding was born when beach k ... More >>
Los Angeles Collegian student reporter Regine Simmonds contributed to this report.
A young, Latino male allegedly masturbated outside the car of student Beatrice Alcala in the Los Angeles City College parking lot on Monday, and Alcala -- a graphic designer for the student newspaper -- had the prese ... More >>
When it comes to tattooing, we are fortunate to have an enormous wealth of talent in Los Angeles. Though tattoo culture erupted in mainstream popularity several years ago it was a vital part of L.A. long before that and remains so today. There are artists in every corner of the city, with faithful c ... More >>
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"I'm blaming you if I puke later."
"Fine. But admit it in the story," Hanni El Khatib replies, passing a vodka and soda that I didn't order.
We've been ... More >>
Daily Bruin / YouTubeThe Saxon Steps, a.k.a. the "Rape Trail."Updated at the bottom: Investigators have leads in the latest case. First posted at 5:50 p.m.
A UCLA student was sexually assaulted on campus early today, according to campus police.
The attack happened about 2:20 a.m. "at the to ... More >>
TIGER TIGER via IMDBWould you marry this chick for $5,000?Updated after the jump: Romero and her questionable hubby get 15 weekends in jail.
Update: Romero admitted to lying about her marriage to immigration officials, but not to the $5,000 sham marriage itself.
Finally -- a half-confessio ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
For years the most popular method of getting through the workday for America's busines ... More >>
Convention fashion isn't all cosplay and oversized Batman t-shirt. Check out what people were wearing in and around the San Diego Convention Center on Day 1 of Comic-Con.
Shannon Cottrell Cassie Carpenter, Los Angeles
Outfit: Urban Outfitters blazer, high wasted sailor shorts, black fanny pac ... More >>
Via DJ Skee's TwitpicNo word if J. Lo is one of the surprise guests at Skeetox (Probably not). Taking the DJ performance to a new level is a tall task. Since DJs stepped outside of the club and onto the stage, they've struggled with making the often-obscure craft translate to their crowd. Wha ... More >>
Jay Rajeck founded TRS-80 in Chicago in 1997, and while the line-up and location have changed over the past 11 years, he's remained consistent in his delivery of relatively minimalistic, predominantly instrumental electronic music, which he often mixes with bizarre retro samples. The result is a s ... More >>
Like many people my age, I learned about Bo Diddley not from any unremembered nostalgia for British Invasion swipes of the ancient bluesman's slippery guitar technique, but from the myth-making "Bo Knows" Nike commercials of the late 80s. See the above YouTube clip and marinate on the '88 cameos f ... More >>