Cops can never say for sure whether their suspect has been taking bath salts. Like "spice" (imitation marijuana), the synthetic drug is so popular because it can't be detected in urine tests.
But unlike spice, which is banned across the country, only two of the 17 chemicals used to make bath salts ... More >>
Legions of nerds will head to San Diego Comic-Con this summer not in their Scions, scooters or Priuses, as usual, but on-foot, with Star Wars lightsabers in hand.
In probably the most physical activity geeks have ever embarked upon, the Course of the Force lightsaber relay will take these human cal ... More >>
No charges would be recommended in the case of Jason Russell, the creator of the viral and, arguably, somewhat discredited "Kony 2012" video, San Diego police tell the Weekly. And it's quite possible he's back on the streets.
Our police source says no case would be forwarded by cops to the local Di ... More >>
Updated on second page with exclusive details from the San Diego PD. (Correction: Russell wasn't arrested, only detained. Headline has been changed.) Also, Invisible Children responds.
According to NBC San Diego, cops caught the "storyteller and dreamer" behind the Kony 2012 campaign running around ... More >>
Here's one way to avoid the DUI dance:
With cops on your tail, drive to the edge of America, get out of your car, and dive into the ocean. (Seriously, don't try this at home, kids).
It appeared to work for a 28-year-old suspect in San Diego yesterday morning. Any drunk-driving case against him is ... More >>
Los Angeles, and pretty much all of California, reaps the benefits that come from proximity to one of the most fertile agricultural regions in the country. The tendency, however, is to think that the agriculture stops where the ocean starts. We're becoming more accustomed ... More >>
Fishbone, Slightly Stoopid
Wiltern, Dec 1
Strange and depressing things were afoot in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Up until arriving at the Wiltern with my buddy Cedar and seeing the marquee, I was under the impression that Fishbone was headlining the show in their own hometown. To my surprise ... More >>