Among our many fine distinctions -- smog capital, traffic capital, douche capital -- is a new one:
The U.S. Postal Service this week ranked Los Angeles No. 1 among big cities where carriers are attacked by dogs. The USPS released the list of top dog-attack cities, based on the number of incidents, ... More >>
The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High
Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with the U.S. Postal Service launching it's own investigation. Also, charges have been filed. First posted at 6:09 a.m.
Vying to prove that postal workers are well-adjusted, mellow human beings, a mailman in Commerce was unsuccessful. Allegedly.
Cops say 55-year-old Daniel Vi ... More >>
Update: 5/14 3:52 p.m. Did opportunistic thieves help themselves to some of the Stamp Out Hunger donations in Los Angeles? Unfortunately, yes. There were isolated reports on Saturday of unofficial vehicles driving down streets and taking off with the food bags, which were intended to be donations fo ... More >>
Lea Redmond of Leafcutter Designs runs the World's Smallest Postal Service. She turns your regular-sized sentiments into very tiny letters. She says she has no plans yet to come to Los Angeles, but would certainly love to. If you'd like to see her here, send her an email. Or write her a lett ... More >>
By Donna BarstowThe U.S. Postal Service, hammered just like government postal services throughout Europe and North America by a massive drop-off in snail mail caused by the Internet and email, is deciding the future of 19 Post Office branches in Los Angeles. No word which ones will get shuttered. Bu ... More >>