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: 2010-01-28T22:15:12-08:00
As police raids continued, City Council approved a highly restrictive ordinance on pot dispensaries. But pro-marijuana activists are coming back with a legalization initiative.
Post date: 2010-01-26T21:59:49-08:00
With the city in crisis, neighborhood councils are offering up comprehensive cost-cutting suggestions
Post date: 2010-01-24T22:22:43-08:00
His days in office dwindling, the governor has laid out plans and priorities that have unions up in arms.
Post date: 2010-01-22T04:45:10-08:00
New revelations of surprise money shortfalls hit L.A., but among the plans for outsourcing and cutting, Mayor Villaraigosa remains committed to hiring more police.
Post date: 2010-01-20T08:07:22-08:00
The Supreme Court just countered Arnold's attempt to halt the release of California prisoners, but the governor still has one more chance to get his way.
Post date: 2010-01-19T07:23:17-08:00
Certain elements of the new medical marijuana ordinance have the medical pot community riled up.