Steve Lopez

Some of America’s most powerful corporate plutocrats want to take over the Los Angeles school system but Steve Zimmer, a
Some of America’s most powerful corporate plutocrats want to take over the Los Angeles school system and Steve Zimmer, a
The race for LA's District 4 seat is ground zero in this battle over the corporate take-over of public education. The outcome of Tuesday's election has national implications in terms of the billionaires' battle to reconstruct public education in the corporate mold.
James didn't try heroin until after he got out of the Air Force. His roommate smoked heroin and James never saw any ugly side effects so he thought all the warnings were hyperbole. "I know now he didn't have side effects because he only used on Fridays."
Lost Angels Trailer from Cinema Libre Studio on Vimeo. "Lost Angels" opens at the Hollywood Arclight Friday, and filmmakers
Why does L.A. need to subsidize offices downtown when Santa Monica has developers banging on the door?
I just got to Dodger Stadium, and my buddy Nathaniel Ayers is confused. "There's nobody here," he said, which isn't far off
'Beverly Hills 90210' veterans Jason Priestley and Luke Perry were on 'Lopez Tonight' last night where they discussed their
Cameron Diaz appeared Wednesday on 'Lopez Tonight' to promote her film 'The Green Hornet,' which was number one at the box
Has anyone or anything this year influenced the way this country addresses homelessness? I'm no David Letterman, but here is my Top Ten list of trendsetters of homelessness in 2010.
Thomas Napper fills every frame with the realities of Skid Row. His lens shines the light on a people and a place too many choose to turn away from.
If passed, Measure E would be a good start to helping repair the damage from the state budget cuts that have devastated our city's public schools.
Mercury Insurance pressured CBS Outdoors to pull down Consumer Watchdog's billboard mid-contract, but a few blocks away there remains a 10-story-high Absolut Mango advertisement presenting a va-jay-jay.
This is a film that can be so moving in stunningly powerful ways that it may be tempting to avoid watching it.
-- New York is the "city that never sleeps." Residents who live atop San Francisco's steep hills are always up, too. -- When
Instead of telling the tales of the homeless, the film portrayed them as a Fellini-esque monolith -- a tainted Gomorrah teeming with decadence and dereliction.
Our commitment will make a difference in changing the landscape of our society so that all homeless people and those with mental illness are treated as our equals and nothing less.
Once upon a time it fell to the local newspaper to remind me that I was part of an urban landscape, the second largest in the nation. But it started to lose me several years back.