Linda Muse spent years tracking FBI's Most Wanted
Updated at the bottom with the juicy, 143-page criminal complaint against three allegedly "freewheeling" city scumbags. Government corruption in the small southeast city of Bell made national headlines all throughout 2010 -- even earned the Los Angeles Times a Pulitzer. And if you ask the locals, i ... More >>
Updated to reflect the final vote totals. What happened on June 5, 2012 in Assembly District 56 covering Bell Gardens, Downey, Pico Rivera and Cerritos, where government reformer Cristina Garcia beat Democratic darling Tom Calderon, of the Calderon dynasty, and will almost certainly win in Novembe ... More >>
[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] See also: Marlon Brando Rocked the Conga Drums -- in Fact He Invented One "I'd rather be lucky than good." --Lefty Gomez, Hall of Fame pitcher and inven ... More >>
David Faustino parlayed his Married ... With Children fame into a hugely influential hip-hop party. Now he wants back into the scene.
Who dies in Los Angeles, and why, when the earth quakes on the San Andreas Fault?
Sam SlovickGizmo"They call me Gizmo, I'm trying to go fuck somebody up," the man says with the manufactured intensity of someone who has been locked up 10 of his 27 years. He is 5 feet 6, 170 pounds, bald, buff and gangster-tense. "The devil tickled my feet," he says, considering his journey ... More >>
Caroline Ryder"Like being licked by a cat for four hours" is how Henry Rollins describes his own show which, depending on whether you're a cat person or not, can be a fantastic or torturous way to spend an evening. At Friday's Largo show, the first of three nights in LA, he held true to his ... More >>
How a progressive town founded on renters' rights and diversity ended up gridlocked, angry and elitist
USGS(UPDATED) A 4.4 shaker woke up the Los Angeles region about 4:04 a.m. Tuesday. The epicenter was about one mile east-northeast of Pico Rivera (map), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A sheriff's official from the county's Pico Rivera station told ABC7 news there were no reports o ... More >>
Federal suit claims Baca hasn’t been nearly as nice to those who dare challenge him as he was to Paris Hilton
Basted days and nights in a 20th-century dormitory basement
Jennifer Finch’s early punk Los Angeles
Did the County Fed pour it on for Kevin de León at the expense of three who lost?
How the West Coast Eastside sound changed rock & roll
Entering the dangerous world of flier parties
An automotive timeline
And, once we find them, what should they do for Los Angeles?
Jamming with car alarms in the dark
Peace Vigils, War Protests, Readings, etc.
Lupe Ontiveros on how not to be a diva
A prison diary
L.A.’s hopes for a new park
The Ballad of Chalino Sanchez: Part 1