While the U.S mourned 9-11 the California State Legislature went behind closed doors to rig their elections.By Hillel Aron and Jill Stewart Here's why California citizens today produced new, non-sleazy, non-trickster-y redistricting maps that starkly rejigger how communities are represented ... More >>
14 people will win the chance to un-gerrymander California
We're a little late on this one, but, seriously, we couldn't pass this up. Rush Limbaugh got married for the 4th time last week and Elton John was his Wedding Singer. For 1 million dollars (who was Rush's Wedding Planner? Dr Evil?). From The Guardian: On Saturday, Elton John performed at ... More >>
A cover that asked "What's wrong with this picture?"
Why didn't I nip all this in the bud and buy you a well-oiled Remington 12-gauge?
Former Weekly writer talks ass time, crack highs and why roadblocks kill
Brian McBride: "I discovered the less that was involved kinetically speaking, the more I was interested. I used to describe it as islands of song, and everything else building up to the melody."
Our newest musical voices who, a decade a ago, might have been tempted to call themselves Moon Flower or Dog Park proudly go by their given names: Sufjan Stevens, Joanna Newsom, Neko Case, Devendra Banhart. Not so with the mysterious Mr. Phil Elverum...
How Johnny got his groove back
It's My Party and I'll Cry If I Want To
Republicans and Dems get down to dirty business as election nears
Republican candidates pander to baseless base in Iowa
Watch out for whiplash as Villaraigosa spins his wrecked marriage
Watch out for whiplash
What to do in L.A. this week
World Trade Center buries Oliver Stone
Golly GE, why Big Media is pro-Bush
His sentences, that is . . .
Exposing the secrets of an empire
Why Democrats shouldn’t panic — yet
Arnold, Rudy, John McCain and the Bush twins
John Kerry gets his marching orders in New York
Watching with OReilly and Kristol et al.
The Smithsonian’s September 11 collection
The state of marriage, gay and straight, in a heterosexual dictatorship
Artists from around the world look at America
Bill Bratton needs to spend time with council members from high-crime districts
The genius behind the stumbling Dick Riordan
Uncomfortable questions about the outpouring of disaster donations
Joan Didion talks
In people, freedoms and decency lost, it’s still too early to know
The newest county-government reform could benefit a political old-timer
Never mind the bollocks, reissues can be newer than new
Divorce sites offer 50 ways to leave your lover
Forget Parks. Forget Garcetti. Forget Chaleff. The man in charge of Rampart is the mayor.
Damien Hirst and the ybas
Who's Defacing Our Lady of South-Central
Chief Parks tosses his weight around