Broadly speaking, if you're an electronic music fan over 40, you probably dig Danny Tenaglia more than Skrillex. And chances are, if you're a Skrillex fan under the age of 30, you're like, "Who the hell is Danny Tenaglia?"
Coachella 2013 exemplified the generation gap in the world of dance music. ... More >>
It's the last day of Coachella. Your last chance to smuggle in drugs, possibly get caught, possibly make things easier on yourself in court later, and possibly be out on bail in time to see some more good shows.
But which stages are the best? The sound quality varies widely, so much so that where ... More >>
Have you heard of Coachella? We've been writing a lot about it! Though most of you are there to, um, see the music (and, of course, smuggle in drugs) sometimes you want to take a break from all that and roam around. So here are five spots you might not have yet hit up, to cool off, people watch and ... More >>
The first weekend of Coachella was packed with EDM revelers; in fact, dance music lovers are growing in numbers so much that every other car in line at the campgrounds checking in was blasting some sort of EDM anthem. The festival even dedicated a new, underground-leaning stage this year, called the ... More >>
"When you're music director at KCRW," Jason Bentley says, "you're kind of music director of Los Angeles."
This may sound a bit presumptuous on its face, but it's basically correct. For many listeners, KCRW is a community as real as any actual physical location in the city, its personalities the fir ... More >>
Santa Monica cops say a man wanted in a strange, random hate crime near Third Street Promenade has been charged in connection with the attack.
Francisco Leon-Urbalexo, 39, was tracked down via DNA evidence left behind during the bizarre stabbing last summer, cops say, and will now face allegations ... More >>
Valerie Ann Okun, a Southern California woman, is getting her pot back from the Arizona cops who seized it.
But now the weed is nearly two years old. Bummer.
Okun seems to be the winner in a case that started in 2011 when cops found cannabis on her when she stopped her vehicle at a checkpoin ... More >>
An underground thunderstorm of seismic activity, officially called a "seismic swarm," hit a farm town called Brawley in the Imperial Valley yesterday -- gearing up around sunrise with some magnitude 2s and 3s, peaking with a magnitude 5.3 and 5.5 just after noon, and rolling into Monday morning with ... More >>
Horror at the Yuma, Arizona training range: Two helicopters reportedly collided around 8 p.m. last night during a training exercise, killing seven marines from SoCal.
Though reports originally indicated that the marines were based out of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, located just east of La Jol ... More >>
the arcticSan Diego, in the dark.Two plaintiffs are suing Arizona Public Service Company, it's corporate parent, and San Diego Gas & Electric over the Great Blackout of 2011. The suit seeks class-action status, which means that anyone else in the same situation could, if approved by the court ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: As power seems to be coming back on, California electricity officials issue a "flex-alert" for the entire state.
A power outage affecting all of San Diego County has been reported today, and now we're seeing tweets that the lights have gone out in Dana Point, Laguna Ni ... More >>
FoxUpdated at the bottom: The California Independent System Operator will join the party, er we mean, investigations. First posted at 7:09 a.m.
When the power went out yesterday for a large swath of Southern California only days before the anniversary of 9/11, our thoughts naturally took us ... More >>
UnivisionGutierrez' skull had to be removed after a tussle with CBP agents, who won't provide surveillance or specificsForty-one-year-old Jose Gutierrez has lived in the U.S. since he was a kid. Until three weeks ago, he shared a house in the affluent Valley neighborhood of Woodland Hills wit ... More >>
Zev's BlogCharge this, China.The kids were apparently getting tired of pushing around those frumpy old Ford Crown Victorias that used to epitomize the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
A few lucky deputies have since upgraded to the menacing, pitbullish Dodge Charger -- and so upgrade ... More >>
SouthwestA Southwest Airlines 737.Turns out we know how Southwest Airlines keeps it ticket prices so low: Old, beater airplanes.
We kid. But seriously, problems continued to dog the discounter over the weekend after a Southwest flight from Oakland to San Diego had to make an emergency landin ... More >>
Yuma County Narcotics Task ForceThis is your face on meth.What does 119 pounds of meth look like? Oh, about yay-high, lives in a trailer park, missing some teeth. But seriously, that's a lot of country crack, and it was seized right here in Southern California.
Attorney General Jerry Brown, ... More >>
Steve Jones' legendary daytime talk show, "Jonesy's Jukebox," has returned to the airwaves -- or the digital version of them -- with a daily one-hour show on a website called IAMROGUE.com. Yes, it's true: "Jonesy's Jukebox" is back. Kind of.
Fans of the show, which aired for five glorious years on ... More >>
In Los Angeles County, skulls aren't always found in cemeteries, shallow graves or Native American Indian burial sites. Sometimes they are found in brown paper bags near bus stops. According to the LA County Coroner, a homeless man stumbled across a skull as he was rummaging through a trashcan near ... More >>