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: 2010-02-16T21:41:19-08:00
Firing an LAUSD teacher can cost the city up to half a million dollars, a main reason it so rarely happens.
Post date: 2010-02-15T21:56:47-08:00
Grim budget fact of the day: the city tacks an additional $350,000 onto it everyday.
Post date: 2010-02-10T23:49:03-08:00
Should the money from gov't property sales go to citywide funding? The City Controller certainly thinks so. But others are arguing that the individual districts deserve a say in the matter as well.
Post date: 2010-02-08T00:21:35-08:00
The current fiscal crisis has brought the city to its knees. Is Los Angeles. as we know it, on its last legs?
Post date: 2010-02-05T08:12:26-08:00
The city is struggling with unprecedented budget problems, but saving money through getting rid of workers is still proving complicated.
Post date: 2010-01-31T21:39:33-08:00
To stave off the threat of civic bankruptcy, L.A. needs to cut nearly 4,000 city jobs over the course of 2010.