See Update No. 2 on page 2 about a proposal from the mayors of Santa Ana and Newport Beach to reduce the number of fire rings in the beach city and convert some remaining into cleaner-burning pits. Update No. 1 on the next page is about air-quality regulators softening their hardline stance before t ... More >>
Long Beach City College's student rep declares war on the Board of Trustees over proposed program cuts
How the city's botched marijuana lottery screwed its winners and losers alike
[¡Ask a Mexican] And why do Mexicans want to redistrict political boundaries in their favor?
Illustration by Jay BrockmanYes, short-term memory is challenging for many of you. But try extra hard thinking back to the not-so-distant past when marijuana legalization in California seemed to be a lock. Alas, Prop 19 was smoked in the statewide election earlier this month.Is it possible that t ... More >>
The LA Times is reporting that HARD L.A. M.I.A., which was set at downtown's Los Angeles State Historic Park has been cancelled "due to security concerns." M.I.A., Die Antwoord, Flying Lotus, Sleigh Bells and more were scheduled to perform. Apparently, new security issues have come up af ... More >>
Yesterday, on my new KPFK-FM 90.7 Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. show, I was talking about last year's ridiculous proposal by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to make carne asada a crime. I asked Erin Glenn, an organizer with the Asociación de Loncheros La Familia Unida de California, to name off som ... More >>