L.A. Weekly is determining the best L.A. novel ever by holding a tournament featuring 32 of our favorites in head-to-head matchups, until there's only one novel standing. For further reading:
*Best L.A. Novel Ever: The Tournament Brackets
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Perform Chinatown, a one-night festival of performance art, took over the Chinatown arts district on Saturday night. Over 40 artists occupied various nooks and crannies of Chung King Road and beyond with performances that were short or long, dour or humorous, heavy or light. While there were some ex ... More >>
Turns out pretty much the only person in town who hasn't witnessed deputies beating inmates at L.A. County Jail is Sheriff Lee Baca, who has his attention focused on a cop who smuggled a cellphone into the lockup for FBI agents investigating said beat-downs.
Maybe he should spend some time there.
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LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is still standing tall.Charlie Beck's first year as top cop at the LAPD has been trial by fire, to say the least. He was dropped into the gig by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the bottom of the nation's second-worst economy in history, and in the wake of one ... More >>
Chip Yost via TwitpicRead our account of LAPD Chief Charlie Beck's meeting Wednesday night in Westlake here.
A third night of protests over a Los Angeles police shooting of a knife-wielding man erupted in Westlake Wednesday, but they appeared to be more subdued than clashes Tuesday that invo ... More >>
View more photos in Timothy Norris' Ice Cube slideshow.
Ice Cube @ House Of Blues, Dec 11
Twenty-plus years into the game, Ice Cube has figured out at least a few things about the rap performance. He's perfected the rapper-on-stage routine with minimal extras (no fire, video, bitches, or shirt-ri ... More >>
By Daiana Feuer
King Tut might rise from his fake tomb at the Egyptian Theatre, but Right Said Fred will not be dancing on his head. Richard and Fred Fairbrass were scheduled to perform "I'm Too Sexy" live during the King Tut's Tomb Halloween spectacular on Saturday night in Hollywood.
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