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Kobe Bryant Embodied the Soul of Los Angeles Like No One Else

The late Lakers legend represented the maddening contradictions, startling light, and strange darkness of L.A.
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How Kobe Became One of the Greats, On and Off the Court

No other baller had skills quite like the Black Mamba—and he was only just beginning to show the world how his greatness could continue in new and different forms

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

A cocktail anniversary, a comedy benefit for Australia, and more
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Early Voting in Los Angeles County Got Off to a Bumpy Start

Confused poll workers. Voters turned away. Missing and malfunctioning equipment. Will the California primary give the Iowa caucus a run for its money?
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Bloomberg Advisor Says the Billionaire Can Bounce Back from a Disastrous Debate

“Mike will be bringing his A game to South Carolina,” according to one campaign insider
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Alert: The Juggalos Are Gathering in Downtown Los Angeles

Insane Clown Posse has one of the most distinctive, loyal–and, at times, controversial–fanbases in pop music. And, this weekend, the face paint-sporting, Faygo-sipping crew will descend on DTLA en masse for Juggalo Weekend 2020. The...
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The Los Angeles Times Is Offering Staffers a Chance to Take the Money and...

The paper's billionaire owner hopes buyouts will make the publication more nimble in a tough climate
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4 Chocolate Pastries that Nail the Flaky Dough-and-Rich Cocoa Combo

Why have a croissant when you can have a chocolate croissant?

Whitewashed without Notice, Judy Baca’s Iconic Freeway Mural Is Being Fully Restored

An important piece of Chicana art will return to public view, but that doesn't fix the city's lax public art preservation policy
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Katie Hill Is on a Mission to Get Young Women Elected to Office

The former California congress member launched Her Time to help "the long-shot candidates"