Beth Barrett

Bryan Stow and kids.; Credit: Via KTLA

Cleaning Out Dodger Stadium

UPDATE: At 5 pm Wednesday, the Dodgers responded to widespread criticism and cancelled their half-price beer sale. Dodger Stadium is plagued by security lapses...

Fight for Council District 12

The glossy item in the mailbox might have been a gossip magazine, because on its cover was an heir apparent standing regally in a dark suit and red power tie wi...
Barry Minkow

Barry Minkow's New Scandal

A Miami judge has ruled that former Los Angeles con man Barry Minkow lied, concealed material witnesses and destroyed or discarded key evidence in the libel and...

Barry Minkow 2.0

A quarter century ago, a brilliant L.A. punk named Barry Minkow built a carpet-cleaning business worth hundreds of millions of dollars — on paper. His company, ...
Villaraigosa stands behind Michael LoGrande.; Credit: PHOTO BY GARY LEONARD

The Vision of Michael LoGrande

Los Angeles Planning Director Gail Goldberg, who resigned July 16, had envisioned creating a citywide blueprint of best-case scenarios for L.A.'s future nei...

The Curious Case of Karen Bass

Karen Bass may never have been further from her nonprofit activist roots than when she returned home from Sacramento and her powerful job as California Assembly...