According to the people who track these things, there are roughly 170,000 new books published each year in the United States -- an alarming percentage of which arrive, unbidden, at the L.A. Weekly office.
Each week, we'll offer a snapshot of a newish book that's caught our attention. Just as there ... More >>
Away from street performers dressed as sort of sexy cops and cardboard Transformers, the new Rolling Stone Restaurant faces the California Pizza Kitchen on the upper floors of the Hollywood and Highland Center. In front of the restaurant, tourists mosey around, mouths open, cameras out, photographin ... More >>
Michael WeintrobBruce HornsbyEditor's Note: Tomorrow, September 13, 2011, marks the 15th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death. To commemorate, West Coast Sound will feature Tupac stories all week.
Bruce Hornsby has been a household name for 25 years. His 1986 album with the Range, The Way It ... More >>
USAFThe U.S. Air Force launched its mysterious, unmanned space vehicle, the X-37B, late Thursday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and it's expected to land in California, possibly at Vandenberg Air Force Base north of Santa Barbara, at an unknown time.
The baby shuttle -- it's only about 28 fee ... More >>