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Oscars Picks: Here’s Who Should Take Home the Big Prizes This Year

Our resident critic salutes the cinematic standouts of Hollywood’s most dismal year, from Chadwick Boseman to Carey Mulligan
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Boba Tea Fans Brace for a Shortage as the Nation’s Few Remaining Pearls Get...

Customers could be left with bubble-free tea until international shipping delays clear
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Advocates Want to Know Why Dr. Drew Was Nominated for L.A.’s Homeless Commission

The celeb doctor and repentant COVID denier has attributed California's homeless crises to unpunished drug addiction and untreated mental illness
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In a Former Church Downtown, a New Record Shop Is Celebrating L.A.’s Party Scene

With nightlife on pause, Rolando Alvarez and Eddie Vela of Chapter One created a space where vinyl lovers and DJs can connect in a different way

How L.A.’s Brentwood School Became a Battleground in the Culture Wars

A shift to a progressive curriculum has parents, faculty, and students at the elite private school locked in a furious ideological struggle that's tearing the campus apart
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Morning Brief: Western States Brace for a Possible Water Shortage

Also will Gov. Gavin Newsom be challenged by a former L.A. mayor?
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A Fellowship Is Fostering Diverse Documentarians—and Reaping Oscar Nods

The Artist-in-Residence program at Concordia Studio is building a network for filmmakers like Garrett Bradley, whose film 'Time' is up for an Academy Award this year
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Getting to the Bottom of Tyra Banks’s Smize Cream

After months of teasers and cryptic social media posts, the supermodel-host’s ice cream brand launched—and I needed a taste of the ”Smize surprize”
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How Triller Became Ryan Kavanaugh’s Big Comeback

The businessman and movie producer rose from the ashes of Relativity Media with a video app—and some big boxing matches
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Friday Playlist: New Music for Your Weekend

New music from the Joy Formidable, DMX, and More