Ryu Stuns Ramsay with Upset CD4 Victory

Long shot candidate David Ryu won Tuesday’s election to replace Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge, according to unofficial results from the Los Angeles City Clerk. Ryu, a community health director and former aide to...

[CD4 ENDORSEMENT]

Regarding the Los Angeles City Council District 4 election to replace termed out councilmember Tom LaBonge May 19th, the Ledger endorses David Ryu. While on the campaign trail, Ryu has grown smarter and has...

Kip’s Toyland: 70 Years of Slinkys, Scrabble and Success

FARMERS MARKET—First it was FAO Schwarz. Then American Girl and now Amazon. But these evolving favorite-of-the-moment shopping outlets have been mere momentary blips in the history of Los Angeles’ oldest toy store, Kip’s Toyland....

[OBITUARY] Jerry Cottone: The Barber on the Boulevard

LARCHMONT BOULEVARD—Jerry Sebastian Cottone, former owner of the Larchmont Barbershop, died April 11th of heart disease. He was 76. According to a 2011 interview with Neon Tommy, a USC digital news outlet, Cottone began...

City’s Greek Theater Decision Questioned

City’s Greek Theater Decision Questioned

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles City Council heard the issue of the city’s Dept. of Recreation and Parks taking control of the Greek Theater Tuesday, after city councilmember Paul Koretz earlier issued a request that...