Peter Clines writes about scary, terrifying Ex-es. Not the kind of exes who can't accept that the romance is over but the kind of Exes who can't accept that their mortal lives are over. Clines also writes about superheroes. Not the kind who wear capes and have few problems other than keeping th ... More >>
Update: Doughty allegedly met his accuser at Sharkeez bar in Hermosa Beach. She tells police that the hockey star took her back to his extravagant pad and had sex with her against her will. Details at the bottom. Not two weeks off his smashing Stanley Cup victory and celebratory parade, L.A. Kings ... More >>
RIP Richard McKee, Brown Act heroBig loss for anyone worried about the scheming, secretive government entities and politicians so common in California cities, counties and Sacramento: The surprise death of Richard McKee, a widely respected expert on the California Public Records Act and Brown ... More >>
By Paul TeetorA reservation system? Unworkable. A permit system? Not enforcable. Keep Sand Dune Park closed permanently? Now there's a great idea.That was the consensus Monday night at a long meeting described by Manhattan Beach Mayor Portia Cohen as a Town Hall on the future of the over-crowded, wo ... More >>
By Paul TeetorA small-scale blueprint of everything that's wrong with L.A. City Hall politics will be on display tonight at a Catholic church in Valley Glen, a community near Victory Boulevard and Laurel Canyon Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley: Tonight, a land speculator who is pushing for a hu ... More >>
Here's the letter I sent out early this morning to friends and colleagues about the attack column published in the LA Times today and written by James Rainey. On the following page, you'll see some of the support I've received today from writers and others. I've emailed this letter to James Rainey a ... More >>
Also, billboards are OK; 11 Percent Mayor is not
Courts found his false confession was coerced
By Max Taves There’s a lot of complicated stuff on next week's ballot, billions of dollars in spending contained in 12 statewide and a half-dozen local measures filled with extremely confusing wording. (See “How to Spot the Loopholes, Legal Doozies and Loose Phrasing in California’s Ballot ... More >>
On Steven Mikulan's "Back in Black (and Yellow) Face"
Fourth Estate as watchdog; Alan Rich, one of a kind; Gettys our royals?