With just a few days left before absentee ballots are mailed in the L.A. mayor's race, Wendy Greuel has released a new TV ad highlighting her endorsements from Barbara Boxer, Richard Riordan and Magic Johnson.The Greuel campaign has spent heavily on this one -- about $700,000 over the next five days ... More >>
Updated with the ringleader's ID and sentence. First posted at 1:38 p.m.
Cops today said eight people have been arrested in connection with an attempt to bribe a Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles adviser so that people, including alleged business owners, who might not normally qualify fo ... More >>
Simone WilsonWhile gazing at the recently proposed boundaries for L.A.'s 15 voting districts -- which is clearly what we like to do in our spare time -- we realized that the gerrymandered City Council District 13 is the spitting image of an evil squirrel.
And so begins our (badly Photoshoppe ... More >>
Through the end of 2011, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) received a thorough spanking from press and politicians alike.
L.A. City Controller Wendy Greuel scrambled to play catchup with an Earth-shaking investigation by local news station KCET -- revealing swanky dinners, li ... More >>
KCETSimmons did his best to brush off reporter Laurel Erickson for months.The reporters and producers at SoCal Connected, a weekly investigatory segment on local TV station KCET, have achieved the impossible.
Their ongoing expose of the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) -- ... More >>
Funny how L.A. City Councilmembers are acting all sympathetic toward the 99 percent camping on their front lawn -- then making sweet deals with millionaire companies so the well-off don't have to pay a dime. When as far as we can tell, that's pretty much exactly the type of behavior Occupy is spitti ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshSoul Daddy in Los Angeles at the Hollywood & Highland mall.
Soul Daddy arrived on the American fast casual dining scene the same way the reality show responsible for its existence arrived on television: haltingly, half-heartedly, with no panache and no clear vision.
Soul Daddy, ... More >>
PHOTO BY TED SOQUIThe Avenue 26 project from the original story, which Mayor Villaraigosa called a model for family housingThe Weekly's cover story for March 6 -- "Black Lung Lofts," by Patrick Range McDonald -- revealed that the City of Los Angeles was allowing developers to build family hou ... More >>
TheTruthAbout ... via FlickrIt was really nice of the Obama administration to dedicate another $149 million to California communities torn by housing foreclosure. But we wonder if the money could be better spent. In announcing the cash influx Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urba ... More >>
Something strange and ugly is happening in Los Angeles, although you don't hear Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaking much about it. On Tuesday, the National Fair Housing Commission visits Los Angeles to hold a hearing on the foreclosure crisis. According to the commission's press release, "Forty yea ... More >>