Lauren Raab is an assistant editor in the Los Angeles Times Business section. A native Angeleno, she joined The Times in 2008. She appreciates news tips, local history and interesting birds.
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Nine months after a mysterious new company bought LA Weekly, one of the company’s owners is suing the rest, alleging they have mismanaged the alternative weekly, pillaged it for their own gain and improperly kicked him out of the management team.
Apple Inc. announced Thursday that it will temporarily lower the price of replacing iPhone batteries, hoping to ease the backlash over its acknowledgment that it deliberately slowed down older-model iPhones.
The outcry against LA Weekly’s new owners, which had already caused some advertisers to step back, now has also pushed away potential investor Erwin Chemerinsky.
Since LA Weekly laid off most of its journalists last week and its new owners revealed their identities Friday, backlash has been swift and fierce.
After weeks of mystery, LA Weekly’s new owners were revealed Friday in a short online message from the publication’s new operations manager.
LA Weekly was sold Wednesday, with all of its top editors and all but one of its writers laid off as the deal closed.
LA Weekly’s staff was gutted Wednesday as Voice Media Group completed its sale of the alternative newsweekly to a newly created company, Semanal Media.