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How I Became Publisher of the L.A. Weekly

– – – General manager 1983-1984 Publisher 1984-1993 President and publisher 1993-2002 I became publisher of L.A. Weekly because I wasn’t an asshole. It was 25 years ago. I’d just lost the only job I’d ever had. Writing for and then editing the New York–based music trade magazine Record World was a dream come true. […]

Goodnight Pete: An Appreciation of L.A. Weekly Co-founder Pete Kameron

– – – Former publisher Michael Sigman remembers tough love, Zen calm and a nice assist with forming the paper’s “no-hitting” policy Without Pete Kameron, L.A. Weekly probably wouldn’t exist. And instead of spending 19 years at the paper, I might not have lasted three months. When I arrived at the Weekly in 1983 as […]