[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] Almost everyone has once wanted to dress like a rock star, but most people realize how absurd they look in leather pants and sequins. Wisely, then, Holly ... More >>
First, Santa Monica seafood restaurant I. Cugini announced it will close in June after over 20 years in business. Now, two of the oldest seafood companies in Los Angeles will become one. 72-year-old Santa Monica Seafood has bought its chief rival, acquiring the customer base, corporate name, inve ... More >>
L.A. County board to consider plastic bag ban.California's senate didn't have the balls to ban plastic bags at grocery, convenience and drug stores. But this week L.A County might do what Sacramento wouldn't. And Heal the Bay, long a proponent of polluting the planet with needless bags, will ... More >>
A corrupt Los Angeles suburb tries for a comeback - and lands on YouTube
Is Mayor V betraying his old-time union allies? Or rescuing L.A.ís troubled public school system? Whatever the answer, he faces the biggest risks of his political career.
The nation's busiest- and deadliest - light rail line