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Free Memo! X Suspends L.A. TACO Journalist’s Account Citing Bogus Claim of Impersonation

After speaking out about the pay-to-play business practices of a P.R. firm selling paid posts for the L.A. Weekly, our journalist and director of partnerships has been the subject of online threats and attacks that have led to X, formerly Twitter, suspending his account, citing false claims that it violated the company's “impersonation” policies. FREE MEMO!

November 14, 2023

O.J. Judge Lance Ito Backs O.J. Prosecutor Christopher Darden for L.A. Superior Court

Before going full circle in this meta O.J. moment, Darden and Ito previously worked together as prosecutors in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, in what was then known as the Hardcore Gang Division.

November 13, 2023

No Arrests Made In Death of 69-Year-Old Jewish Man Who Died After Dueling Protests In Thousand Oaks

Ventura County Medical Examiner Dr. Christopher Young told reporters that 69-year-old Paul Kessler had injuries to his head and facial area, including non-lethal bruising on the left side of his face that would be consistent with being struck.

November 7, 2023

L.A. Restaurant Owners: Take Our Quick Survey About the Struggles of Running a Food Business

We know that food businesses are struggling, but why? Is it because tens of thousands of actors and screenwriters have been out of work for months due to the strikes? Or are people just eating out less? These are some of the questions we hope business owners can help us answer in our survey.

November 3, 2023

Six Dearly Departed Iconic Angelenos We’d Put On Our Dia de Muertos Altar

Commemorating a handful of our favorite influential Southern Californians on Dia De Los Muertos.

November 2, 2023

UCLA Student Shot In Face With BB Gun In Homophobic Hate Crime

The car's driver is described as a male in a black ski mask, while the passenger was only described as a male. Both are being sought by police following the attack early Sunday morning in Westwood.

October 31, 2023

A Look Back at Hollywood Forever’s 2023 Day of the Dead Festival

The country's biggest Dia de Los Muertos event merged visual art, music, dance, Mexican food, and L.A. community into one massive commemoration of life, culture, and the memories of our departed loved ones.

October 30, 2023

When Can You Park at L.A.’s Colored Curbs? Here’s a Cheat-Sheet.

A quick guide to colored curbs in The City of Los Angeles, what they mean, and when you're legally allowed to park in them, because we can always need a refresher!

October 26, 2023

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Packaged ‘Fresh Diced Onions’ From Oxnard

The Center for Disease Control reports that bags with the "Use-by" dates between August 8, 2023, and August 28, 2023 are affected.

October 25, 2023

Malibu Residents Demand Safety On PCH’s “Dead Man’s Curve” In Emotional City Council Meeting

The heated council meeting came roughly one week after an Oct. 17th crash in the 21600 block of PCH that killed four Pepperdine students.

October 24, 2023