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: 2009-04-29T02:45:49-07:00
Water, and how and how much we'll pay for it, is back on the city's agenda, with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's plan to quadruple a storm water runoff tax on property owners in abeyance.
Post date: 2009-04-27T02:31:15-07:00
Southern California is the unfortunate focus of this latest pandemic scare.
Post date: 2009-04-23T23:11:20-07:00
There seems to be only one thing that dueling candidates in the upcoming May runoff election for L.A. city attorney can agree on--the other guy would be an ethically challenged disaster for the city.
Post date: 2009-04-22T03:19:41-07:00
L.A. County has unveiled a new budget filled with cuts and adjustments--but it doesn't account for many other very likely looming cash shortfalls.
Post date: 2009-04-21T04:54:09-07:00
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa delivered his proposed budget for xxx. And he's asking for sacrifices from every department, unions, and of course citizens.
Post date: 2009-04-15T23:13:54-07:00
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gave his "state of the city" speech this week, and made some promises that the city's budget problems might make hard to keep.