The Parent Trigger at 24th Street Elementary School in West Adams keeps chugging along -- despite what L.A. mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti thinks about it.
Today, Latino and African American parents at 24th Street Elementary will vote to ratify who will operate their kids' school next year. They h ... More >>
For an Ivy League grad and Rhodes Scholar, Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti has the uncanny habit of not knowing certain details when the shit hits the fan.
This happens so often that L.A. Weekly has come up with four of the most notorious times Garcetti pleaded ignorant -- or personal ... More >>
It's always interesting, and, of course, a bit suspicious, when seemingly smart politicians are "surprised" or claim ignorance when something peculiar happens on their watch -- as if that's a valid excuse.
Los Angeles mayoral candidate and brainy Rhodes Scholar Eric Garcetti pulled such a maneuver ... More >>
Read L.A Weekly feature article about inner-city success story Emanuel Pleitez.
Los Angeles mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez is now getting into the thick of a brewing scandal involving rival Eric Garcetti, who L.A. Weekly reported owned stock in Clear Channel Communications while at the same time ... More >>
With his third book, Imagine, neuroscience researcher Jonah Lehrer (Proust Was a Neuroscientist, How We Decide) answers the question "Where does creativity come from?" with some questions of his own: Why do long jogs inspire jolts of insight? How did anybody dream up Scotch tape before Scotch tape e ... More >>
Bachmann is heading to L.A.Nutcase Congresswoman and right-wing Quixote presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann will come to the land of sunshine, sin and sexual liberation (that's here) Sept. 16 for the California Republican Party Fall Convention downtown (which is actually happening in summer ... More >>
University of ArkansasAuthor Jennifer Hafer says legalize it.The internet is drawing some affluent, educated women into prostitution, according to research out of the University of Arkansas.
The women, according to the study, aren't desperate, but are rather attracted to the world's oldest p ... More >>