If the U.S. Olympic Committee told you your bid to host the 2024 Summer Games was no good, you'd probably slink back to whatever corner of the earth you came from.
But not San Diego, the Little Big City That Could. Uber-Democratic Mayor Bob Filner has enlisted the help of none other than ultra-1-pe ... More >>
On a backpacking trip through Europe in my early 20's I ended up in the small Alpine ski village of Isola, France. After a long day on the slopes my friend Anne-Sophie took me to a rustic restaurant for dinner -- all dark wood and fireplace and goblets of wine. There I had my first taste of raclet ... More >>
One week after our last heat wave, snow season officially starts in L.A.
Following a dusting of snow in local mountains, Snow Summit and sister resort Bear Mountain open for the season this morning with the help of snowmaking guns that have been working overtime Saturday and Sunday.
Mountain High ... More >>
A young Agoura Hills daredevil who listed himself online as a "professional street luger" and "inline speed skater" died just after midnight this morning in a tragic skateboarding accident.
City News Service reports that Christopher Schwartz, 29, was not wearing a helmet when he took his Dirtsurfer ... More >>
Sky Blu.A rapper from the duo LMFAO said he's the one who had a well-publicized run-in with onetime presidential candidate Mitt Romney on a Los Angeles-bound flight as it took off from Vancouver, and that the Republican politician is the one who started it.
As the Weekly's West Coast Sound r ... More >>
Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesStephen Colbert finds a blade for his sandwichYou can't say that Stephen Colbert doesn't put his money where his mouth is. Or, in this case, his lunch. The Comedy Central comedian became the patron saint of speed skating when he bailed out the US Olympic speed skating ... More >>
In the documentary Johnny Weir: Pop Star on Ice, which launched the reality series Be Good Johnny Weir on Sundance Channel last week, directors David Barba and James Pellerito give viewers a glimpse into the world of figure skating provocateur Johnny Weir. Watching the documentary, it's hard not to ... More >>