By Tibby Rothman City Hall is begging Jackson fans for alms, but upset L.A. residents face paying a king's ransom for the memorial to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. During the hours leading up to today's globally viewed memorial, the Los Angeles Police Department and other city offices were str ... More >>
Funeral Potatoes and Bundt cakes may be more traditional culinary offerings when one attends a memorial service, but this is LA, and he was the King of Pop, so traditional is pretty much out.
Kevin ScanlonWhen I worked as a scout for Propeller, I dreaded April first. It was already hard enough to find interesting, quality news stories, and having an entire day where I couldn't trust anything I read was just annoying.Â However, I've always enjoyed creative and humorous things that are obv ... More >>
The farmers marketloving, sleeve garterwearing ladies and gentlemen of the bar taking over L.A.'s restaurants one glass at a time
Will taxpayers who are leaving America's suburb behind doom L.A.?
Inside the home of Chris McKenry of Get It Together LA! and talking shop at the National Association of Professional Organizers' "Organizing Expo"
Click photos for entire AC/DC slideshow. AC/DC at the Forum, Monday, December 8Text By Falling James, photos by Timothy NorrisThe once-fabulous Forum has clearly seen better days. Its curving, dark-gray walls look barren without the bright yellow Lakers championship banners and the retired numbers o ... More >>
(All photos by Timothy Norris. Click photos for entire slideshow)Seven albums and seventeen years into their career, Oasis still doesn't seem to have listened to a record made after 1973. The band's recently-released Dig Out Your Soul offers echoes of their era-soundtrack second album, 1995's (Wha ... More >>
Downtown and out L.A.'s urban renaissance
Voter beware the phrases "associated with," "other uses" and "related issues"
Hundreds of firefighters and other emergency workers gathered to remember Los Angeles city firefighter Brent A. Lovrien, who died in a freak accident on March 26 when a saw he was using to break into a locked, smoke-filled electrical storage room near Sepulveda and La Tijera caused a spark that set ... More >>
Neil Hamburger Spaceland, March 30 Walking on stage cradling three drinks in his arms, Neil Hamburger makes his first impression on the audience by spilling them slowly onto his own tuxedo while setting up his notes on the monitors in front of him. Much of the booze in his glasses ends up soaked in ... More >>
Psych... The slide show of Project Runway's final five designer collections at Bryant Park on Bravo.com may have led us to believe there were 5 finalists up for the grand prize this year, but apparently it was some kind of runway ruse. Former LA Weekly staffer and Club Fuck/Sin-a-matic doorgirl Swe ... More >>
Falling, spinning, shining stars and the year's most stellar parties
What to do in Los Angeles this week
Going home to suburbia Walnut, California
While real L.A. goes begging, City Hall pours millions into a plastic promenade
The End of Murder by David Zahniser
For September 7-14
For the week of September 1-7
A chicken-farming primer for city slackers
For March 3 - 9
For Feb. 17 - 23
Tue., Feb. 7 LL Cool J at the House of Blues Wed., Feb. 8 The Grammys at the Staples Center Now, for my personal awards
The name Vignali receded into L.A. history after the “Pardongate” scandal of 2001, but questions remain about drug-dealing son Carlos and his real estate magnate father, Horacio, who just might be pulling the strings in the remaking of downtown L.A.
Ericka Griffin figured she was finally getting her big break when she got a teaching job at an exclusive Santa Monica private school. Instead, the school’s elite taught her the lesson of her life.
Entering the dangerous world of flier parties
LAPD wants to ban ski masks from demonstrators’ wardrobes
An interview with Charles L. Mee
The battle over the future of L.A.’s Skid Row
On the rails with the new freedom riders
The secretive and expensive road to L.A. football
L.A.’s future is fine without football
On the Hahn coalition, and other short-lived phenomena
School reform is just one reason to donate to the mayor’s Coalition for Kids
Steve Soboroff and Joel Wachs’ battle for the Valley vote
The race to succeed Richard Riordan — and to reshape Los Angeles — comes down to the wire