"Bloody hell, men!"
Boom. Pop-pop-pop-pop-pop. Boom.
Three men in tan uniforms lie inert on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Their remaining comrades radio for help and cower behind their jeep, trying desperately to shoot the Germans hiding in the bushes.
The canon sounds again, causin ... More >>
Everybody's looking for work right now and, according to L.A.'s Craigslist, there's a lot of work to be done. Perusing job hunters will find the usual "party girl" openings ($250/hour, "must be liberal but race is open"), surrogacy ads offering up to 35 grand for allowing a strange couple to rent yo ... More >>
Editor's note: Freelance journalist Skylaire Alfvegren has been attending Occupy L.A. general assemblies since they first began two months ago. She previously covered the Nov. 17 arrests of 46 occupiers for the Weekly and was there last night as police moved in.
On the 60th day of Occupy Los Angele ... More >>
FacebookDerek VerdugoUpdate: Verdugo's friends have emailed us to say that, contrary to reports, he and Ortiz were actually riding in the same car when the accident happened. One commenter says that "Derek and Ortiz were good friends for years." R.I.P.
Originally posted July 27 at 10:30 a.m. ... More >>
Suspect Jared Loughner.L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa reacted to Saturday's shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others at a Tucson supermarket, saying the violence was "senseless."
Six people, including a 9-year-old, were killed, and 13 others, including Gifford, sur ... More >>
An Arizona congresswoman has asked the city of Los Angeles and other governments and organizations to back off their boycotts of Arizona, arguing that the actions only "punish the wrong people," including hotel workers (translation: "Latino immigrants") in an already bad economy.
In a letter ... More >>
The border at Imperial Beach, Calif.The Obama administration on Tuesday pledged to put 1,200 National Guard troops at the U.S.-Mexico border in response to a request by an Arizona congresswoman who complained about an influx of illegal Mexican immigrants.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a Tucs ... More >>
It's BCS Championship Game time and, two years after Katrina, New Orleanians are no doubt ecstatic to have the Sugar Bowl back in their fair city. They might not be so thrilled, however, to discover that their city is once again under a deluge.
Maybe I'm being a little sensitive, but check out ... More >>