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CitySpeak: Toll Lane Transponder

Defining this week’s media buzz-word or phrase Read more...

Hand it Over: Officials Would Like Your Unwanted Pills and Firearms

Turn in any unused and unnecessary medications this weekend. Next week, hand in your guns in exchange for as much as $200 in groceries—no questions asked. Read more...

Pounding the Pavement: A Q&A With Urban Hiker Liz Thomas

This self-proclaimed “adventure athlete” urban-hiked from Pasadena to San Pedro. Here she talks about navigating L.A. on foot, the saving grace of hidden neighborhood stairways, and why, sometimes, you’re Better Off Ped. Read more...

L.A. Alum: Sasha Cohen

The champion figure skater and Olympic silver medalist fills out our questionnaire for Angelenos who flew the coop. Read more...

So Far, Crime in L.A. Is Down 20 Percent This Year

Overall crime is on the decline for the eighth year in a row. Read more...

Road Runners: Your L.A. Marathon Street Closures Guide

To accomodate the packs of runners expected to hit the streets for the L.A. Marathon this weekend, many main roads and freeway exits will be closed from the morning through the afternoon on Sunday. Read more...

This Jeff Bornstein is Not Running For Office. He’d Like to Share His Political Opinions Anyway

Jeff Bornstein is running for city controller. Jeff Bornstein is also a comedian with a psychic wife. Read more...

Barack Obama Casts His Presidential Gaze on Proposition 8

Just one month before the U.S. Supreme Court hearing, the president urges the justices to overturn California’s same sex marriage ban Read more...

L.A. Alum: Laura Karpman

The Spain-based composer, whose musical scores have landed her four Emmys and numerous Emmy nominations, fills out our questionnaire for Angelenos who flew the coop. Read more...

Road Blocked: Oscar and Spirit Award Show Street Closures To Know of Now

Planning on heading to the Westside or Hollywood this award show-filled weekend? Here’s the run-down on which routes to avoid. Read more...