Arianna Huffington and the legacy she will leave at HuffPo Arianna Huffington has announced that she will step down as editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post. She says she’ll be moving on to create a health and wellness web service called Thrive Global. Huffington launched HuffPo in 2005 with Jonah Peretti, the late Andrew Breitbart and Ken Lerer. The Huffington Post quickly became a must-read for the rich and powerful, and it changed the way the world of news operated. What is the legacy Huffington will leave behind at HuffPo?
L.A. Times Buyouts This week, dozens of reporters, columnists and editors at the paper accepted buyouts. They will be leaving in the coming weeks and months. The list includes many who have worked at the paper for decades. What does this latest gutting mean for the future of the Times? And for journalism in L.A.?
Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces an angry town hall crowd Senator Dianne Feinstein faced an angry crowd at her town hall in Los Angeles Thursday. The anger came from her would-be supporters -- people on the left. Also, a new bill wants to make it illegal for local police to cooperate with the feds who are targeting marijuana growers.
What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike? Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job. We get the details and look at the effects of the last strike.
Lead poisoning hits LA County It’s been three years since the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan began. Flint residents are still drinking bottled water. In LA County, there are areas with even higher rates of lead contamination, and in places you wouldn’t expect, like wealthy San Marino.
In 'Free Fire,' Ben Wheatley wants to "meet the audience halfway" British filmmaker Ben Wheatley has built up a cult following with his hyper-violent, darkly funny movies. His newest film Free Fire is an action comedy starring Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, and a whole lot of guns. The movie has the broadest commercial appeal of any of his work to date, but it's still a Ben Wheatley film, which means, spoiler alert...a lot of people die.