Feb. 7, 2023


Avenging Billy

Local sleuths help find a suspect in gay porn actor Bill Newton’s murder. His dismembered head and feet were found in a West Hollywood dumpster in 1990.


Here’s a breakdown of how California’s proposed water reductions from the Colorado River stacks up against a proposal submitted by six other states.

Monterey Park shooting

Brandon Tsay stopped the Monterey Park mass shooter by wresting a MAC-10 from the gunman. Now he’s trying to find his purpose in life.

State of the Union

While most Americans who tune in will be focused on President Biden’s remarks, Californians may have a few extra things to look for.


Huntington Park police release video of three officers approaching Anthony Lowe as he hobbles away. He is carrying a knife, which police said he had used to stab a man, and is seen raising it above his head.

On the Move

The ‘Andy Warhol: Cars’ exhibition at the Petersen Automotive Museum is now closed and the vehicles are headed on an international road trip. We were there to see them off.


Editors’ Pick

Shark diving off Guadalupe Island in Baja California informed two decades of research and spawned a thriving tourist industry. But several bloody incidents fouled the water.


On Jan. 21, Monterey Park was shattered when the Star Ballroom Dance Studio became the site of one of California’s worst mass shootings in recent history. Many of the victims were studio regulars united in their passion for dance. Here are their stories.



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