Get a book. Collect a stack. Raise the stakes. Repeat.
That's the objective of bourré, the underground card game popular with the pro athlete set. Chances are you've heard about it and didn't even know it. Remember when Taft High School alum and ex-NBAer Gilbert Arenas pulled a gun on his the ... More >>
Following another school shooting, this one at Taft High School near Bakersfield, the LAPD has had to clarify that this DIDN'T happen at the Taft campus in the San Fernando Valley.
The media is so East Coast-biased (it's not like more than 15 million people live in the area from Bakersfiel ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: The LAPD says suspect told a 911 operator he had a weapon and was "gonna have to pull out my gun on them." First posted at 11:38 p.m. Wednesday
As L.A. watched it live on TV, a 19-year-old man engaged in a shootout with police in which he ultimately died.
He appeared to be ... More >>
She Wants Revenge releases Valleyheart today, the band's third full length release, which sees them submerging themselves in blissful nostalgia. Not for dark '80s sounds as they are unremittingly accused of (though, yes there is still some of that), but for the breeding grounds that made the ... More >>
Alex PadillaWith L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa now out of the running, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom has named State Senator Alex Padilla (D-San Fernando Valley) as the chairman of his 2010 gubernatorial campaign. According to Associated Press, Newsom, in town to preside over a town-hall meetin ... More >>