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In L.A., the Economic Impact of the Oscars Is Huge

The big show has benefits even economists can't measure
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How California Has Paved the Way for the Green New Deal

The progressive proposal is ambitious, but California has been a leader in the field

The Best Things to Do This Week in L.A.

Stereolab, spicy soup, and the style of Wakanda
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You Can Kill Two Gross L.A. Stereotypes with One Stone This Weekend

Frieze is here and its bringing the L.A. Walk of Art
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NASA Said Goodbye to the Mars Rover with a Final Song

We’re not crying. You’re crying.
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Stuff in the Oscars Swag Bag That Will Make You Not Care That You...

I starred in a Hollywood blockbuster and all I got was this stinking Mister Poop Plunger
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The L.A. Times Union Says Hell No to Management Controlling Creative Projects

Journalists say the "draconian" proposal would give the Times domain over their intellectual property
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Forget Mars. Elon Musk is Colonizing Bel-Air

The billionaire has a thing for the tony enclave
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What Happens When a Restaurant Stops Accepting Cash?

San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New Jersey are moving to ban card-only restaurants, but their ranks are growing in L.A.
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And the Oscars (Should) Go To…

Our resident movie buff picks his faves in every category—even if the movies weren’t actually nominated