The marijuana movement has seen some strange bedfellows, including such decriminalization backers as Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and the conservative Rev. Pat Robertson. The state NORML convention wrapped up over the weekend in L.A., but not without the appearance of Texas Republican octoge ... More >>
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The weed-decriminalization group Marijuana Policy Project says Victoria Stanzione, a Pepperdine University sophomore, has been denied the ability to intern at its Washington headquarters for school credit. The group suggested that Pepperdine, a Christian school, is not being very Christian-like in ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.] Have you heard? Real live flesh-eating zombie freaks are on the attack! In Florida, a man name ... More >>
We've seen some strange bedfellows get under the sheets with the marijuana decriminalization movement, including preacher Pat Robertson and a group of law enforcement officials. Now it appears that the International Federation of Red Cross is on that bandwagon. In a recent statement to the United ... More >>
AP Photo/The Dayton Daily NewsTouchdown Jesus.First a swarm of temblors rocked the California desert Monday night, prompting the Los Angeles Fire Department to go into "earthquake mode." Now there's news that a beloved Jesus statue (known by locals as "Touchdown Jesus," no less) was struck by ... More >>
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Torie Osborn in downtown Los AngelesIn a recent speech given by Torie Osborn at a grassroots training seminar called Camp Courage, the longtime gay rights activist and former executive director of the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center called for a new way of doing things within the gay establishm ... More >>
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