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Hello Cleveland? Village Voice Media Needs Help
The LA Weekly has been struggling to placate its staff ever since the alt-weekly's publisher, Village Voice Media was swallowed up by not-so-alternative New Times Newspapers nearly two years ago (New Times adopted the VVM name, but not necessarily the flavor). If you haven't witnessed the shift in ideology and coverage in the pages of the Weekly yet, a drastic dip in content quantity -- if not quality -- seems imminent, as the New Times transition comes to a tumultuous head.
Nearly half of LA Weekly's staff writers (as listed on the online masthead) recently resigned, according to LA Observed.
VVM must be on a mad hunt to replenish The Weekly with skilled staffers to fill in the blanks between the medical marijuana, lipo, and g-spot amplification ads. But go ahead and click the "Jobs at LA Weekly" link, and...
Go to the New Times / Village Voice / LA Weekly job sites and discover the "Best of Cleveland 2006?!?!"
Honest mistake or a nasty prank by a disgruntled current or former employee?
Luckily the Weekly is hip to the fact that Craigslist is always there when corporate HR lets you down.
Gratuitous Spinal Tap clip below (just in case you were searching for it):
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.