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Note to NFL & Networks: LA Likes Real Football

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bennet Kelley

I welcome the start of a new season with excitement. But Angelenos got to watch the lowly Raiders pummeled by the mediocre Tennessee Titans (2009 record: 8-8). Oh boy!

Lindsay Lohan due in court for probation hearing that could end with star sent to jail

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The next stage of Lindsay Lohan's life is in a judge's hands....

The Dangers of Gossip

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dora Levy Mossanen

I attended services at Sinai Temple last Saturday, as always, looking forward to Rabbi David Wolpe's sermon and making a silent pact with myself to ap...

Medical marijuana dispensaries in L.A. go up in smoke

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Industry insiders have predicted that Colorado's new medical-marijuana laws might nearly halve the number of dispensaries in the state, and some of De...

Soundcrash: The Art Movement of Hip Hop

Carmen Zella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carmen Zella

Hip hop is an art movement. But where are you going to go to experience a true celebration of the visual impact of hip hop in its anti-establishment form?

Hearsay bits: Savoy at EDC, EDC timeslots announced and new member for Potcheen

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Savoy ahoy! - Savoy, easily one of Colorado's best up and coming dance acts, recently announced they've been booked for the Dallas and Los Angeles dat...

The Business Tax Holiday Victory

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

To encourage businesses to start up or relocate to LA, the City Council has passed the Business Tax Holiday, exempting all new LA enterprises from any gross receipts tax for three years.

Death to Prop. 8!!!

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Selkoe

Yesterday Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned California's Prop 8, a same-sex marriage ban voted in by Californians in 2008! The matte...

Fewer Guns in Public Means More Freedom

Kaile Shilling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Kaile Shilling

Let's be honest: Guns are made for a purpose. People buy guns to have the option of killing someone should the desire or need arise.

Death to the DOMA!

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Selkoe

Earlier this month, Judge Joseph Tauro of the US District Court in Massachusetts struck down as unconstitutional Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage ...

Bret Michaels back in hospital after 'warning stroke'

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bret Michaels is back in the hospital....

Bikes Belong On LA's Streets

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

If there's one thing everyone now knows after my recent accident, it's that I like to bike in Los Angeles. Unfortunately most of our City was built with cars in mind.

10,000 Summer Youth Jobs!

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today the summer sun shined a little brighter on LA's youth, as I stood with young Angelenos from across our City to announce that HIRE LA will put ov...

Hollywood's Circle of Life

Mark C. Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark C. Miller

If the traditional first rung on the Making It In Show Business Ladder is the talented young aspirant stepping off the bus at the Hollywood Greyhound ...

Where Gangs Once Ruled, Jesuit Priest Gregory Boyle Helps Kids Who Want To Trade Bullets For Jobs

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jesse Kornbluth

In 1988, Gregory Boyle opened a school; four years later, he launched Homeboy Industries. Gang members looking for a way out of the cycle of violence and death showed up.

We All Have a Responsibility to Speak Out on Arizona

Karen Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Bass

What Arizona politicians have done is unconscionable -- and unconstitutional -- and it may not be neighborly to point that out, but it certainly is the American way.

Starting Summer With A Splash!

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today, I kicked off our fifth year of Operation Splash at the historic Griffith Park Pool. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, Operation Splash will offer...

Public School Choice: Applying Lessons We Learned Last Year to Demand Real Results for Reform

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Last year, I was a leading partner and advocate in the creation of the Public School Choice motion, because I believed that this program was a critica...

Getting LA Off Oil

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Yesterday I joined leading environmentalists and documentary filmmaker Josh Tickell to declare "Get LA Off Oil Day" and showcase the City's alternativ...

Earth Day 2010: Progress Towards a Green California

Karen Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Karen Bass

In the California Legislature we remain committed to implementing and advancing AB 32, our landmark global warming bill, which rolls back greenhouse gas emissions in California to 1990 levels by 2020.

Safety Net Most Critical in Economic Crisis

Karen Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Bass

There are some emerging, if still fragile, signs that the worst of the Great Recession is behind us: the closing of the Dow above 11,000, revenues in ...

Political Correctness Run Amok: NAACP Plays the (Hallmark) Race Card

Michele Langevine Leiby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Langevine Leiby

The NAACP is officially irrelevant. That became crystal clear when the 100-year-old civil rights organization put its credibility in jeopardy in a campaign against... a Hallmark card.

Byu-ti for the Planet -- A Sustainable Soiree for Global Green

Julie Spira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Julie Spira

The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is around the corner on April 23, 2010. Natasha Sunshine, owner of Byu-ti Salon got an early start and threw a soiree on April 11 to benefit Global Green, USA.

Grand Theft Auto 3: Rail City

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Greg Selkoe

This is the last of my 3 part installment of posts entitled Grand Theft Auto. In this post I will discuss inner city public rail transportation and automobile use in urban settings.

The New and Improved International Gateway to LA

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

This morning, I was at LAX to proudly unveil the $737 million Bradley Terminal renovation project that has improved passenger convenience and safety. ...