Brian Doherty | KCET
Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. He is author of three books This is Burning Man (2004, Little, Brown; paperback BenBella, 2006) and Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement (PublicAffairs, 2007), and Gun Control on Trial (Cato Institute, 2008).
Doherty's reporting and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Spin, National Review, The Weekly Standard, San Francisco Chronicle and dozens of other publications, and he has been a commentator on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck Show.
He ran a small indie record label, Cherry Smash Records, from 1993-2001, and has lived in Los Angeles since July 1994.
Post date: 2010-03-05T04:08:18-08:00
Getting serious in its war on supergraphics, the city has issued one arrest and four warrants over the illegal building-side ads.
Post date: 2010-03-03T23:46:21-08:00
The budget ax is falling fast, but could these tough decisions eventually repair the Mayor's broken reputation? Or is he already too late?
Post date: 2010-03-02T03:09:00-08:00
Pro-marijuana activists have slapped the city with a lawsuit, arguing that a new ordinance amounts to an all-out medical marijuana ban.
Post date: 2010-02-26T04:48:03-08:00
Unable to raise taxes, the city is instead increasing parking-related fines, placing a disproportionate share of the burden on the poor.
Post date: 2010-02-25T00:15:06-08:00
It's 2010, and we elect a new governor, but the shape of the field is still unclear as both parties jockey to find the best candidate to steer our troubled state, and the Democrats' one choice still avoiding open battle.
Post date: 2010-02-21T23:02:47-08:00
Folding the Neighborhood Councils into another city agency will likely quiet the clamor being made by local activist groups.