• ACLU Celebrates 100 Years at Grand Park
    March 25 at 4:44 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    The ACLU 100 Experience, a multicity tour celebrating the 100th anniversary of the American Civil Liberties Union, took place at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, March 22. Melissa Goodman, Alyesha Wise, Pamela Adlon and Hector…

  • Bernie Sanders Rallies Supporters in DTLA
    March 25 at 4:04 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders shared his vision for the 2020 presidency and spoke out against hatred and bigotry at a rally on Saturday, March 22, in front of City Hall, attracting an estimated 12,000 people. The gathering kicked off a full…

  • <i>L.A. Weekly</i>'s <i>Cannabis Guide</i> Visits L.A. Cannabis Co.
    January 7 at 3:30 p.m. by Bear Degidio

    L.A. Weekly kicks off 2019 with a new episode of Cannabis Guide, an inside look at the most premier cannabis retail stores in L.A. This digital tour not only provides a view of the store but gives you an inside look at the neighborhoods these…


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  • The Aftermath of the Devastating Woolsey Fire
    November 14 at 9:55 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    I started in Santa Monica and worked my way to Leo Carillo State Beach. From there I drove up Mulholland Highway to photograph the devastation left behind by the Woolsey Fire. At the first vista turnout, it became clear that this fire completely…

  • Woolsey Fire Forces Evacuations as It Continues to Burn Uncontrolled
    November 10 at 9:48 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    The Woolsey Fire, near the Los Angeles-Ventura County border, has resulted in about 250,000 evacuations and, as of Saturday morning, two reported deaths. As of Saturday morning, the fire had burned more than 70,000 acres. The cause of the fire is…

  • 12 Killed In Thousand Oaks Bar Shooting; Mourners Gather
    November 8 at 11:22 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Members of the public gathered at the Borderline Club in Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, following the senseless killing of 12 people by 28-year-old Ian David Long, to pay tribute to those who has been senselessly murdered.…

  • World Series Dream Is Over but We Have the Dodger House
    October 29 at 12:59 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Sunday's 5-1 defeat to the Boston Red Sox means that the Dodgers lost the World Series, and the dream is over for this year at least. But it's not all bad news. Hey, the Rams are undefeated (who would have thought it?). Over at 1626 S. La Brea…

  • Giant Baby Balloon of Donald Trump Takes to DTLA's Skies
    October 19 at 11:03 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    The giant Baby Trump balloon made its West Coast debut Friday morning outside the L.A. Convention Center, which is hosting Politicon this weekend. The inflatable originally debuted in London this summer and was brought back by popular demand.

  • Protesters Gather at L.A. City Hall to Support Dr. Ford and Stop Kavanaugh
    September 28 at 8:02 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    This has been a dark week for the United States. Watching the frankly awe-inspiring Dr. Christine Blasey Ford questioned ceaselessly about her credible testimony, and then Brett Kavanaugh melt down like a toddler who can't have ice cream, and…

  • Cannabis and Caviar Make a Great Combo at Clark Gable's Former Home
    August 23 at 6:47 a.m. by Michele Stueven

    Cannabis entrepreneurs Steve Yeschin and Adam Hilaly together with Fero brand partner Doug Riggs treated guests to an elevated evening last weekend in the historic home once owned by Hollywood Icon Clark Gable. Chef Dean Barker’s menu included a…

  • Kamala Harris, Maxine Waters, Gavin Newsom Join L.A.'s Families Belong Together Rally
    July 2 at 5:59 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Angelenos took to the streets of downtown L.A. once again on Saturday, June 30, to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. The nationwide rallies, collectively dubbed Families Belong Together,…

  • First We Rally, Then We March
    June 29 at 1:48 p.m. by Star Foreman

    At least 700 marches, rallies and sit-ins are planned across the country on Saturday, June 30, to protest the ongoing illegal separation of children from parents. Currently more than 2,000 children are sequestered in prisonlike containment…

  • Beautiful Cannabis-Inspired Dishes for Lucky Diners
    June 26 at 3:39 p.m. by Michele Stueven

    Some of L.A.’s top chefs converged at sunset on Saturday, June 23, in the hills overlooking the city for a cannabis-inspired culinary evening hosted by Bong Appetit’s Ry Prichard. About 250 amiable attendees enjoyed the sprawling four-level house…

  • Walk the Talk Parade Creates Community in Skid Row
    April 23 at 5:03 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    The Los Angeles Poverty Department held its fourth incarnation of the biennial Walk the Talk Parade and Performance on Saturday, April 21, in Skid Row. The event chronicles and celebrates the history of Skid Row and those who work, live and…

  • Anti-Gun March for Our Lives Rally Draws Thousands to DTLA
    March 25 at 10:07 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Tens of thousands of Angelenos turned out for the March for Our Lives rally and march in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, March 24. Starting at Pershing Square, marchers against gun violence carried signs and showed their support for improved gun…

  • "Dump Trump" Protesters Gather in Beverly Hills as President Flies Overhead to Fundraiser
    March 14 at 1:33 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    About 400 people showed up in Beverly Gardens Park in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, March 13, in response to President Donald Trump's first Southern California visit. A few were backers of the president, but most of the people lined up along Santa…

  • "I've Seen Better Cabinets at Home Depot" and Other Great Signs From the L.A. Women's March 2018
    January 22 at 1:47 p.m. by Star Foreman

    "Less Catcalls More Cats" "I Can't Believe It's Not Better." "If Hillary Were President We'd All Be at Brunch Right Now." These were just some of the signs, of the tens of thousands, that caught our eye at the 2018 Women's March Los Angeles on…

  • Taking to the Streets for the 2018 Los Angeles Women's March
    January 22 at 1:41 p.m. by Star Foreman

    On Saturday, Jan. 20, half a million people gathered in downtown Los Angeles. In the morning the crowd quickly outgrew Pershing Square and the March itself went on for more than an hour, taking over three streets at the same time. As much a March…

  • L.A. Auto Show Offers the Full Spectrum, From Minivans to Souped-Up Speedsters
    December 11 at 5:42 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    From concept cars to super cars and even minivans, the L.A. Auto Show had a little bit of everything for everyone. While it was cool to get a glimpse of some of the 2020 concept cars, the real treat was getting to see the custom super creations…

  • CicLAvia Takes a Ride Through Koreatown
    December 11 at 4:56 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    The CicLAvia bike ride took over a car-free stretch of iconic Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday, Dec. 10, starting in the heart of Koreatown near Western and Wilshire and ending in the center of downtown. The bike ride offered amazing views of the…



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