Long before Courtney Love was a household name, a famous rocker, actress, drug addict, widow of an icon, estranged mother or social media rabble-rouser, she was Courtney Michelle Harrison, girl from Northern California obsessed with music and consumed by dreams of Hollywood stardom. When she moved t ... More >>
See also: *Our Best of L.A. issue and our Best of L.A. app *Top 10 Bars With the Hottest Women in L.A. *Top 10 Gyms in L.A. *10 Bars Most Likely to Get You Laid in L.A. Running is boring. Treadmills make me feel like a rat in an experiment. And tennis -- my racket is somewhere, and, do do I have t ... More >>
Are mental and physical health problems really a reaction to bigotry?
Lindsay Lohan was reportedly involved in another car crash around noon today. According to TMZ, who is ON IT, the recovering party girl smashed her black Porsche into the back of a semi while heading north on the PCH. [Update: It may have been a rental. Update No. 2: Lohan is fine, says TMZ, and bac ... More >>
See also: Adam Yauch, RIP: A Life in Photos Shortly after the death of Beastie Boy MCA in early May, a billboard appeared on an industrial stretch of Venice; designed by Brooklyn artist Kaves, it was mostly black and white with a Beastie Boys photo and lyric. (It has since moved to Sunset.) This we ... More >>
Film director Duncan Roy's three-month nightmare that wouldn't end
c/o Kelvin AndersonOwner Kelvin Anderson Sr. with Craig Mack, left, and Notorious B.I.G., rightFor this week's feature story, we wrote about the impending demise of World Famous V.I.P. Records in Long Beach, which once boasted a dozen branches and was instrumental in the rise of West Coast hi ... More >>
Long Beach shop helped foster the G-Funk era
David Faustino parlayed his Married ... With Children fame into a hugely influential hip-hop party. Now he wants back into the scene.
Malibu TimesFeinberg jumped from the Rindge Dam in Malibu.A former Agoura High student named Joshua A. Feinberg, now 21, jumped 100 feet to his death off the Rindge Dam at Malibu Creek yesterday. The century-old structure is located about three miles inland from the Pacific Coast Highway. Th ... More >>
Should humans destroy Mother Nature in order to save it?
Jena ArdellChilling with Rome, Eric and Bud of Sublime with Rome. We caught up with Sublime with Rome before they embarked on their summer tour with 311 to talk about their new album Yours Truly, which drops July 12. Here's what the laid-back trio had to say about their new album, their first ... More >>
TMZDon't be a Lohan.Yes, there will be fireworks going off in your head this holiday weekend. We know our LA Weekly readers. But don't be a Lohan and stumble or, worse, get your ass busted for DUI. And, frankly, as you celebrate our quasi-independence from Mexico (joking), there's no excuse ... More >>
Gary Busey is more sober than he looksUpdated after the jump: The snitchers were Marina del Rey residents Patrice Karst, 51, and Mark Abel, 52. Turns out they might be dished misdemeanor charges! A couple of RadarOnline tipsters were way pumped to witness perpetually troubled Gary Busey, a M ... More >>
PHOTO BY TED SOQUII punish thee with hella trafficUpdated after the jump: The beginning of the end FLASH FOOD warnings until 6 p.m. (this includes downtown L.A.). Constantly updated with traffic conditions, evacuations and the best in emergency rescues. Originally posted at 8:30 a.m. ... More >>
Cali Bi at OCMA, plus Sean Duffy and John Paul Jones at LAM
To save California's global-warming law, a 23-year-old finds his rage and 60,000 friends
Could the trial of alleged "Dating Game" serial killer Rodney Alcala possibly get any stranger? Yep, it can. Alcala, who is representing himself as he faces the possible death penalty in an Orange County court, took the stand Tuesday and began asking questions of himself, in third-person, ab ... More >>
Redondo police search for the elusive "Erick" and $300,000
How a Topanga dental hygienist who worked on Paul Newman's teeth created an acid-folk masterpiece (and one of the year's best reissues)
At upscale "rehab," all you need is faith. And $67,000 a month
A beginner’s guide to ending your starter marriage
Is “Run!” the new strategy against firestorms on California's urban fringe?
Quentin Tarantino summons the masters to historic summit
It's a mad, mad Marilyn world as cannibals, collectors and defenders battle over Monroe's platinum legacy
Basted days and nights in a 20th-century dormitory basement
Late night with John Gilmore
Michel Houellebecqs Weekend in L.A.
Burt Bacharach’s elevator to the stars
Millie Decker and the ring of fire
Two guys who will police the police
Life and commerce along the Alameda Corridor
Growing up with the San Fernando Valley
An introduction to and brief history of the river
How a Team of Oaxacan Busboys in Redefining L.A. Basketball
Mona Simpsons dilemma
The death of 14-year-old Shevawn Geoghegan
Ed's new paintings at Gagosian, plus Michael Coughlan and Jory Felice's ''Telephone'' at Works on Paper