10:00 PM, Monday, Oct 8: I'm standing outside Paramount Recording studios on Santa Monica Boulevard waiting for the publicist for rapper Ty Dolla $ign -- aka Ty$. The plan is for me to hang out with the Hollywood denizen, who rolls with the Pushaz Ink label crew (YG, DJ Mustard, Fuego). Ty$'s blowin ... More >>
James Rosemond.Update: According to various reports Rosemond was remanded/held without bail following a court appearance today.
A hip-hop impresario alleged to have had a role in the 1994 attack on rapper Tupac Shakur that set off the East Coast-West Coast rap wars of the '90s was arrested i ... More >>
Reggie Doucet died in January from an LAPD bulletUpdated after the jump: Doucet's lawyer says this is not about race -- just poor LAPD tactics.
Four months after an LAPD officer shot unarmed 25-year-old Playa Vista resident Reginald "Reggie" Doucet to death outside his apartment around 3:30 ... More >>
zap2itMayor Antonio Villaraigosa is a father with several grandchildren.Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gets major credit for two seldom-seen qualities tonight in his 2011 State of the City address: 1) He's got an attention span, focused on LAUSD's awful schools -- which constitute the ... More >>
Los Angeles and the Web business both boil down to how well you manage traffic, except in "start-up" culture there are clear-cut metrics or quantitative measures of success that don't involve getting from Hollywood to Long Beach in under 20 minutes. Startonomics' promise of a strategic approach to ... More >>