Los Angeles Union Station isn't just a mass-transport hub. It's also a semi-retirement home for a cluster of vintage railroad cars that occupy the station's annex, also known as "the garden." Most of the trains won't move. A few get lucky and land the occasional film permit, scoring a cameo in a sce ... More >>
In our new column, First Person, L.A. writers tackle the good, the bad and the funny about life as they know it.The other day, a duck
flew into our backyard, in one of the canyons of Highland Park. A big
white duck. It just dropped out of the sky, in the middle of this huge,
inhospitable city.I k ... More >>
Eva has deep immigration knowledge (we kid).President Obama is having prominent Angeleno Latinos over to his Casablanca today for a little talk on immigration.
Among the invitees are Desperate Housewives' Eva Longoria, fellow actresses Rosario Dawson and America Ferrera, and local radio hero ... More >>
U.S. Army.Prospects row across the Rio Grande. (Joking).Is the United States searching for military recruits ... along the border?
That's the implication in a recent report by San Diego's public radio and TV broadcaster KPBS, which states the U.S. Selective Service has been conducting an "ou ... More >>
Editor's note: Two weekends ago writer Ryan Ritchie traveled with Long Beach band On Blast as they gigged at the debut of the annual Goliath Festival in Mexico City. He submitted a report on the gig, which West Coast Sound will be running in installments this week. What follows is part two. To read ... More >>