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Is the Los Angeles Register About to Go Kaput? Already?!

laweekly.com — That was fast. Rumors have been furiously flying (if anyone has a better verb/adverb combo for "rumors" please email this reporter immediately) about the impending closure of Los Angeles' newest newspaper, the L.A. Register, which joined our fraternity of of local print publications in April. We now understand that its...
Sep 19, 2014

Wow. @LAWeekly says "rumors" suggest LA Register is already about to close after only opening in April: laweekly.com/informer/2014/…

Sep 19, 2014

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Water Slide Is Denied Permission to Happen in Downtown L.A.

laweekly.com — The city of Los Angeles has rejected plans for a giant water slide event on a downtown street. Organizers today informed those who purchased tickets to the sold-out, Sept. 28 happening that it has been canceled. The Slide the City event had received the approval of local city Councilman Jose...
Sep 19, 2014

Damn! After they sold out and everything: Water Slide Is Denied Permission to Happen in Downtown L.A. laweekly.com/informer/2014/… via @laweekly

Sep 19, 2014

Water Slide Is Denied Permission to Happen in Downtown L.A. laweekly.com/informer/2014/… via @laweekly

Apple Zombies Queue up for New Phones, as Torrance Robbers Swipe 30

laweekly.com — Hordes of hollow-eyed Apple addicts stood in line overnight for the chance to buy the new iPhone 6. But in Torrance, some robbers decided not to wait. Two men broke into the AT&T store at the Del Amo Fashion Center mall just after 9 p.m. on Thursday, and threatened the...
Sep 19, 2014

Some of the first people in L.A. to get their hands on iPhone 6s were robbers. Allegedly. laweekly.com/informer/2014/… via @laweeklynews

Sep 19, 2014

What's with people queueing up for the dumbest things? laweekly.com/informer/2014/… via @laweekly

Sep 19, 2014

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Sean Z. Maker: Founder of Bent-Con, the LBGT Pop Culture Convention

laweekly.com — One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here. It's a given that Sean Z. Maker would grow up to create comics - he's been drawing them most of his life. That he would also produce one of the...

November 7, 2013 : Freeing Maria Mendez

digitalissue.laweekly.com — A BELOVED GRANDMA GETS 25 YEARS FOR SHAKING AND BATTERING HER GRANDSON TO DEATH. LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL'S INNOCENCE PROJECT SAYS THE CONVICTION IS BASED ON A LIE The story that distraught Maria Mendez told doctors and detectives at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center seven years ago has never varied, not even on the day she rejected a chance at probation by refusing to say she'd killed her grandson.
Sep 19, 2014

ICYMI: Our "Shaken Baby Syndrome" investigation: LAWeekly – November 7, 2013 : Freeing Maria Mendez digitalissue.laweekly.com/article/Freein…