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: 2009-04-15T01:57:11-07:00
Months of talk of heavy staff cuts at L.A. Unified came to fruition this week, with over 6,000 layoffs now planned and larger class sizes planned as cost-cutting measures.
Post date: 2009-04-12T22:26:58-07:00
Downtown Los Angeles has a new skyscraper or two planned--but is this sort of development the best thing right now, for either downtown or the developers?
Post date: 2009-04-10T03:50:44-07:00
California's open meeting laws have been violated dozens of times in Los Angeles County, and the district attorney's office is on the case.
Post date: 2009-04-08T04:41:13-07:00
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger assures California's school districts that they'll get their federal stimulus money, but some people doubt he'll be able to ride out looming state budget crises without educational cuts.
Post date: 2009-04-06T06:27:21-07:00
LA's civic duties didn't end with March's election; with no majority winner, the race for city attorney went into a runoff.
Post date: 2009-04-02T23:24:54-07:00
The state sales tax in California went up this week by one shiny penny. The state levy on most dollars you spend is now 8.25 percent. Localities often have their own add-ons, so what you are paying in the the Southland ranges from 9.25 in Los Angeles t...