Broke L.A. twenty-somethings, rejoice! No longer must you feel a tinge of guilt for praising Emersonian self-reliance in your sock puppet performance art while secretly mooching off of your parents' Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant accounts. The L.A. Public Library has arrived in the 21st cen ... More >>
Ex-football players with head injuries often end up in the criminal-justice system. The former USC lineman is Exhibit A
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The federal trial of private eye Anthony Pellicano and his co-defendant, super-lawyer Terry Christensen, resumed this week after a long, 10-day break. In some ways the case, in which the two men are charged with wiretapping and conspiracy, resembles one of those fish-out-of-water buddy movies from l ... More >>
The city's noir streets made her the star of her own tragedy, then took it all away.
A coroner gets examined and cross-examined
The dulling of the American mind
A bioterrorism attack on Los Angeles might look a lot like this
The war over oil may be taking place in your head
Bush, new and improved, except where he’s old and rotten
Leonard Cohen in the afternoon
If you’re black and poor in L.A., silence still equals death.
They're civil! They're loose! They're conservative!
The Battle for Drug Treatment in California Prisons