New LA eats

New Eating in LA As 2012 came and went, so did many restaurants in Los Angeles. But the new year ushered in an upspring of brilliant and novel eateries that are hopefully here to stay. From modern gastropubs to authentic Italian pizzerias, the melting pot of cuisines in this city continues to impress. BESTIA Hidden […]

Mayor’s gang-prevention program ineffective

Gang activity is difficult to measure. Different organizations have different ways of defining a gang member, and the competing systems lead to discrepancies in reports on levels of gang activity. This ambiguity makes it hard to tell whether gang-prevention programs are effective. It’s even harder to connect the efforts of any one program to perceived […]