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Gregory Everett; Credit: Orly Olivier

LA People 2009: Stalking the Panthers — Gregory Everett

It was months before the ’92 riots and Gregory Everett was upset. The estranged son of a Black Panther, Everett was attending a community meeting in South Los Angeles organized by a collection of old-time Pan-Africanists. It was the first such meeting Everett had ever attended, and he expected righteous......

The Caruso Factor: October 15, 2008

For Los Angeles political junkies, November 9, 2008, is the day Antonio Villaraigosa won the 2009 mayoral election. That’s the day Rick Caruso announced he would not run. Aside from depriving us of at least a dozen ridiculous wire stories about which candidate has the better hair, the election is......
Wil Wheaton; Credit: Kevin Scanlon

LA People: Wil Wheaton — Child Star, Adult Geek

Subscribe to Wil Wheaton's L.A. Daily RSS feed.   It’s three o’ clock on a weekday afternoon and I’m in an Old Town Pasadena bar having drinks with a former child star. Were this person a faded pop tartlet, or perhaps named Corey, we might be planning a trip to......

L.A.'s Five Most Powerful Cult Leaders

Culty Goodness digg_url = 'https://digg.com/odd_stuff/L_A_s_Five_Most_Powerful_Cult_Leaders'; What could be better than starting a cult? The power, the accolades, the idolatry, the ritual suicide… At the very least you get the chance to have sex with lithe young vixens who would otherwise be way out-of-your-league. And nowhere are the vixens more lithe......

Art of The Exiles

Yvonne Walker of "The Exiles" This past Friday, artist and skateboard maker Douglas Miles of Apache Skateboards was in town at the Artist Gallery to unveil a new series of pieces inspired by "The Exiles" -- Kent Mackenzie's recently re-released 1961 film about the lives of Native Americans in Downtown......
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Manny Nearly Beaned by Angry Cubs Fan

There's no place like home. Especially for the Dodgers, who are not only coming back to L.A. with a 2-0 series lead, but will get at least a two game respite from crazed, drunken Cubs fans. On Wednesday, superstar outfielder Manny Ramirez nearly had his head taken off by a......