The full legalization of marijuana might not be inevitable, like, say, the institutionalization of same-sex marriage, but we will never turn back to the days of public support for full-on criminalization. In other words, we have turned a corner when it comes to the relaxation of both laws and attit ... More >>
Do undocumented migrants steal jobs from American workers?
Los Angeles' struggling economy and comparatively high unemployment rate has been cited in the debate over hiking Department of Water and Power rates by as much as 28.4 percent. The metropolitan area's jobless number, about 13.2 percent, indeed outshines the national figure of 9.7 percent. B ... More >>
(UPDATED with Valley stats after the jump). Don't tell the produces of The Hills or any of the other youth-oriented television shows that seem to portray people of color as background noise in California, but for the Golden State's under-18 population whites are now a minority. This accordin ... More >>
Hip young actors are refusing roles as terrorists and creating their own material
Will Sacramento’s “ready, fire, aim” approach backfire?
Bitter homes & gardens?
Can better schools — can better anything — fix the L.A. economy?