Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This


Belated Blogging

LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

There were a few stories this week that we wanted to get to but didn't so here they are in a handy dandy roundup.

- In the 53rd district, 3 Republicans can't touch one popular Democrat. His name is Tom Lieu. Does this mean we're no longer get two or three Paul Whitehead press releases every day anymore?
- The folks behind the Staples Center want to build a consumer monstrosity downtown and call it LA Live. They also plan to redo locations like NoHo Commons and the Panorama Mall to which we say: thank goodness! We haven't been to the Panorama Mall since Oak Tree and Chess King went out of business.
- "Under God" is back under question in our fair state. As Jon Stewart said on The Daily Show last night, "Why and who cares?".
- And finally, to continue our Andy Milonakis shame tour, Defamer reveals that Dr. Dre is his number one fan.

Recent flickr photo of some LA gridlock by Tom Adriaenssen.