Riot Cops Descend As Hundreds of Punks Light a [Prop] Cop Car on Fire At Hollywood Skate Show
L.A.'s notorious Dead City was the only band that performed at the event, kicking their set off at 7:13 p.m. It would not last long before police appeared.
Cable T.V. Users in L.A. Caught In Dispute Over Disney-Owned Stations
The standoff between Charter Communications and the Walt Disney Co. that has left millions of Spectrum cable subscribers without access to ABC7, ESPN channels, FX, and National Geographic, along with other channels appears nowhere close to resolution.
L.A. Mayor Karen Bass Claims ‘Touching Fentanyl Could Kill You,’ All Toxicology Experts Disagree
Jody Armour, a University of Southern California (USC) law professor, called Mayor Bass’ claim that you can die from touching fentanyl “a dangerous lie.” Armour and medical experts say that misleading the public about fentanyl overdose can cause first responders and bystanders to back off in situations when someone is actually overdosing from fentanyl.
Nearly Two Thirds of L.A.’s $1.3 Billion in COVID Relief Funds Went to Cops and Firefighters, Zero Went to Building Housing
Instead of spending on policing, local governments could have used the federal funds to acquire land for future development of affordable housing, provide financial assistance to homeowners or provide loans to affordable housing developers, according to the Treasury Department.
This is How Much Street Drugs Cost in L.A. Right Now, According to LAPD’s Drug Price List
These are the prices for drugs in the L.A. area, according to a list that the LAPD may have accidentally sent to L.A. TACO. Marked “law enforcement sensitive,” the list includes wholesale, as well as “street,” prices for roughly a dozen varieties of uppers, downers, hallucinogens, and prescription medications.
Over $150 For a Gram of Meth? LAPD’s Estimates For Drugs Seized During Raids Are Questionable
Law enforcement agencies are notorious for inflating the valuations of drugs, in order to bolster their crime fighting images and justify the “war on drugs.” They achieve this by using the "street value" of a drug rather than a wholesale value.
Bronny James Now in ‘Stable Condition’ After Suffering Cardiac Arrest During Practice At USC
"Yesterday while practicing, Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest," according to a statement from a James family representative. "Medical staff was able to treat Bronny and take him to the hospital. He is now in stable condition and no longer in ICU."
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Violate Skateboarder’s Civil Rights
During a verbal argument between Vega and a man identified in court records as J.A., the deputy challenged the skateboarder to a fight. Later, Vega grabbed J.A. and threw him in the back of the patrol car before weaving a web of lies.
NBCUniversal Trimmed Ficus Trees Providing Shade for Striking Entertainment Workers Without Securing Permit
"Quick shoutout to the good people at @UniversalPics for trimming the trees that gave our picket line shade right before a 90+ degree week,” Chris Stephens wrote in a now-viral tweet. This bold move is seemingly the latest strategic move by the studios to discourage Hollywood's actors and writers from picketing.
Family Behind Celebrated East L.A. Taco Stand Raising Money After ‘Reckless Driver’ Burns Down Their Kitchen
In addition to Asadero Chikali's prep-kitchen being destroyed, Melva Perez, the owner's wife, also lost her hair salon to the fire. According to the family, insurance won't cover either loss because their policy only covers their taco truck.