Detroit Shuts Off Water To Ordinary Citizens, Ignores Businesses

The shutoff policies most adversely affect low-income households. 

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President Obama Chastises 'Corporate Deserters' During L.A. College Visit

President Obama calls on Congress to eliminate overseas tax loopholes.


USC Grad Student Found Dead In Apartment Near Campus

The 24-year-old male was found at the City Park Apartment complex.


Life After A Spiritual Leader: Can Ananda Survive?

Will the Ananda spiritual movement continue to grow despite the passing of its leader? 


Crenshaw/LAX Line Doesn't Guarantee Black Workers Employment In South L.A.

"Local hire" doesn't always translate to black workers.


Obama Visits Los Angeles On Fundraising Tour

It's a quick trip, but Obama's fundraising efforts in the midst of several international crises raises eyebrows.

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Crenshaw's 'Railway To The Future'

After two decades of fighting for it, policians are finally bringing a Metro line to Crenshaw.


Is Former Qualcomm Exec Peter Marx Making L.A. Smarter?

The city's new tech guru is setting his sights on improving the My LA311 app. 

Hundreds Rally For Justice In NYPD Chokehold Death Case

Eric Garner can be seen on video being held in an illegal chokehold by an NYPD officer before he died.

Distance In Los Angeles Is Measured In Minutes, Not Miles

What can L.A. be doing to truly incentivize people with mass transit?

This Bicycle Kills Patriarchy

"I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel… the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood.”


Exceptional Transit: How L.A. Metro Failed Low-Income Riders

A little number-crunching shows how sinister Metro's fare increase really is.

What Makes Asian-American Men 'Undateable?'

The image of the white male is still romanticized in a Eurocentric American society.

California Must Show Uber And Lyft Tough Love

It's time for ride-sharing companies to be more accountable to riders and drivers alike.

When Women Start Fighting Against Feminism

Because clearly there's a problem with wanting gender equality... 


5 Cult Classic Films That Never Get Old

Running out of movie ideas? Get hooked on these five cult-classic films.

Film Review: 'Boyhood'

This coming-of-age film successfully depicts the growth of one boy portrayed by one actor over the course of 12 years.

Style Spotlight: Summer Leopard Print

Go wild this season with these animal-inspired pieces.


See Through The Film: Dennis Allen

Allen loves to blitz, but does it put too much pressure on Oakland's secondary?

Sarkisian's Growth As Coach Carries Back To USC

Steve Sarkisian learned about a lot more than wins and losses at Washington.

In Defense Of Tony Dungy

The Internet exploded after Tony Dungy said he would not have drafted Michael Sam.


Organic Food + Good Reads = Great Dates

Explore Alternative Food and Literature this Summer