South L.A. Residents Come Out For Music, Food And Obamacare

For many people not enrolled in healthcare plans, the problem is a lack of information. (Xizi Cecilia Hua/ Neon Tommy)

People are sick of inventing their own home remedies.



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Proposed Gang Injunction Divides Silver Lake

Gang Injunction Protest, photo via Creative Commons

Injunction sparked criticism of gentrification and racial profiling.



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The Last Bookshops Of Los Angeles

Books by Alan Levine, Creative Commons

Independent book store owners suffer at the hands of Amazon and e-books.



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UCI Students Vote To Divest From Israel

Unanimous vote to part ways with several companies involved in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.



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Republicans Unsure About The Future After Obama Wins Election 2012

The California Republican Party held an election party at the Westin South Coast Plaza (Judy L. Wang)

Romney supporters react. 



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Republican Tweets Disappointment From Orange County GOP Victory Party

Bridgette Willard at the GOP Victory Party in Orange County, Calif., on Election Day (Bridgette Willard's Twitter).

A social media user tweets her disappointment from the Orange County GOP victory party.



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CSU Tuition To Rise 5 Percent If Proposition 30 Fails

Cal State LA walkout, Mar. 4, 2010 (Neon Tommy).

Proposition 30 failing would trigger a $250 million cut to CSU system’s funds.



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Young Voters Disappointed By Obama, Turned Off By Romney

(Neon Tommy/Dawn Megli-Thuna)

Enthusiasm has waned, but it doesn't necessarily mean young voters won't turn out for Obama. 



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Malian Extremists Continue Demolition Of Heritage Sites

The destruction of the tomb of Cheikh Al-Kebir is latest in a long list of destruction by Ansar Al-Din.



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Southland Residents Hold Candlelight Vigil For Slain Ambassador to Libya

A man mourns the victims of the attack in Libya. (Tasbeeh Herwees/Neon Tommy)

A vigil honored the victims.



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For Libya's New Prime Minister, Security Is A Top Priority

(Dawn Megli/Neon Tommy)

The tragedy of the U.S. consulate attack in Libya will serve as the first test of Abushagur's abilities as prime minister.



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Libyan Congress Votes Abushagur As First Prime Minister

He will be tasked with building a new government in 21 days.



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Rebuilding Post-War Libya: The Race For Prime Minister

(Creative Commons)

The new Libyan prime minister will have to reinvigorate a lame bureaucracy. 



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Hollywood's Race Problem: On Ashton Kutcher And "The Dictator"

Ashton Kutcher's new PopChips commercial raises questions about racism and Hollywood. 



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From India To Irvine: The Man Behind @JihadiJew

Lee Weissman (right). Photo by Tasbeeh Herwees.

His tweets are infused with concepts from Jewish, Islamic, Christian and even Hindu traditions.



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90024: Westwood's Donations Cross Political Lines

The historically-democratic neighborhood of Westwood saw its largest donations going to Mitt Romney's Super PAC.



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Town Hall Meeting Addresses Safety Concerns

At a town hall meeting Friday USC officials addressed safety concerns of USC students.



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Syrian-Americans Embark On Convoy To Honor Slain Journalist

From Anaheim to D.C. and New York. (Tasbeeh Herwees)

Two-week trip will end in New York.



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One Year Later: Libyans Mark The Anniversary Of Pivotal Revolution

Khadija M. Ali, pictured here with her father, is a journalist for The Tripoli Post. (Submitted photo)

A nation reflects and struggles to rebuild.



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Wael Ghonim Brings Revolution 2.0 To LA

Wael Ghonim (left), photo by Tasbeeh Herwees.

Despite the news from Port Saeed, Ghonim was largely optimistic about Egypt's future.



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Controversial Palestinian Art Exhibit Arrives In L.A.

Artwork from the censored show. (Tasbeeh Herwees)

"A Child’s View in Gaza” will be on display until mid-February.



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Airport Workers Protest Cuts To Healthcare Benefits

Many workers were unaware of the decision until they lost their health benefits



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Students Shut Down UC Regents Finance Meeting

Protesters and police at the UC Regents protest (photos by Tasbeeh Herwees).

SLIDESHOW: Protesters briefly shut down the meeting at UCR.


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Occupy L.A. Lies In Wait

Scenes from the day's tension at Occupy L.A.'s encampment at City Hall, following the deadline to leave.



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Occupy L.A. Live Blog: On The Protest Front

(Tasbeeh Herwees)

The demonstration continues; check back for filed reports from the scene of the ongoing protest downtown.



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9/11: Here Is What I Can Tell You

"As a Muslim Arab-American, this tragedy doesn't define my life, but it has left a really big scar on it."



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