• 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…


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  • 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…

  • See How the World Series Transformed Dodger House in South L.A.
    November 1 at 4:50 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    A vacant home in a residential neighborhood in the heart of South L.A. was transformed in the days leading up to Game 7 into #TheDodgerHouse. The public art spectacle has a roof painted Dodger blue and is peppered with Dodger cheers and Dodger…

  • A Visit to the Real Border Wall of Southern California
    October 26 at 1:08 p.m. by Scott Fritz

    We're living in a politically divided world. Left and right. Red and blue. And somehow, at the heart of it all, is a wall. A wall that, if you believe the rhetoric, must be built to hold at bay the supposed hordes of "bad hombres" constantly…

  • The Beautiful Rescued Horses of Skydog Mustang Sanctuary
    September 18 at 10:56 a.m. by Star Foreman

    Skydog Malibu, a nonprofit organization that provides "sanctuary for horses that have wound up in kill pens, at auction, or being neglected, starved or abused," opened its doors to visitors on Saturday, Sept. 16, providing an afternoon of barbecue…

  • An Inside Look at Boyle Heights' Gentrification
    September 11 at 5 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Boyle Heights has always been a place of transition. From its earliest roots as a Jewish enclave to its many years as a majority-Latino neighborhood, the region's population has changed throughout the decades. Lately, Boyle Heights has become a…

  • Hundreds of "Dreamers" Marched Downtown to Protest Trump's Actions Against DACA
    September 5 at 4:42 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Hundreds of people descended on downtown Los Angeles to express displeasure with the Trump administration's overturning of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which allowed some children of undocumented immigrants to receive a…

  • The "Alt-Right Isn't Alright" Protest March in Venice Gave Voice to the Anti-Nazi Movement
    August 20 at 11:47 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    Hundreds of L.A. area residents attended a diversity march from the Venice Boardwalk to Google headquarters, ending at the HBO offices in Santa Monica. The march was intended to be a counter-protest against a self-described "free speech" rally,…

  • A Visual Tour of the Spectacular Victorian Mansions of Carroll Avenue
    August 17 at 12:25 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Established in 1887 as part of L.A.'s first official suburb, Angelino Heights, Carroll Avenue is famous for having the largest concentration of Victorian-era homes in the city, and the highest concentration of Eastlake and Queen Anne residences in…

  • Take a Look at Classic L.A. Advertisements of the 1970s and 1980s
    August 12 at 11:55 a.m. by LA Weekly

    For many people, the images of Los Angeles in the 1980s forever crystallized the stereotypes of our fair city. Some folks envision L.A. as a palace of pleasure, dominated by enormous malls, designer jeans and the Lakers of the Magic Johnson era. If…

  • Explore L.A.'s Midcentury Architecture With These Vintage Advertisements
    August 5 at 6:56 a.m. by Drew Tewksbury

    What can we learn about L.A. by looking at old advertisements? While advertisements are often the pages we skip past in magazines today, the ads in the expansive collection of archivist, J.J. Englender offer a window into what Los Angeles was like…

  • Trump Supporters and Opponents Face Off at Politicon
    July 31 at 1:12 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    The Pasadena Convention Center was taken over by Politicon for a record-breaking turnout July 28-30. People from all walks of life and political orientations gathered to watch heated debates between some of our country's most influential political…

  • <i>L.A. Weekly</i>'s Best News Photos of 2017 (So Far)
    July 28 at 10:56 a.m. by LA Weekly

    This year has proven to be a tumultuous time, rife with political upheaval and public discord. Our city has seen protest after protest calling attention to President Trump's scattershot governmental style, from his so-called "Muslim ban" to his…

  • The Best Dressed of the 2017 Gathering of the Juggalos
    July 28 at 8:18 a.m. by Nate "Igor" Smith

    There pretty much are no rules when it comes to Juggalo fashion, which means you'll see some wild outfits on display at the Gathering of the Juggalos. Here are some of the most interesting, most scandalous outfits we've seen in 2017.

  • Take a Visual Tour of 20th-Century California With These Vintage Summer Road Trip Photos
    July 21 at 12:10 p.m. by LA Weekly

    Journey through Southern California's past in these vintage photos from California State Archive's latest online exhibition, California Memoirs. The photos follow the epic adventures of native Californians William and Grace McCarthy as they took a…



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