Why Is One SoCal Community Living Longer Than the Rest of Us?

There’s a Secret Longevity “Blue Zone” in San Bernardino County
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What’s With the Scooby Doo Van That’s Always Buzzing Around L.A.?

Readers Ask Chris about a bird cop, a mysterious door downtown, and more
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What Happened to Those Ever-Present Yellow Helms Bakery Trucks?

Chris Nichols answers your burning questions about L.A.
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Why Can’t Some Outdoor Cafés in L.A. Serve Wine?

A wonky-sounding task force is here to help
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How long were drive-in theaters around before the first one opened in L.A.?

For answers to more of your burning questions, visit the Ask Chris archive.Q: How long were drive-in theaters around before the first one opened in L.A.?A: Fifteen months after the experimental...
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The Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round Makes Its Return

Readers Ask Chris about local 9/11 memorials, and more

Why Are L.A. Street Signs Blue? Were They Always?

Our in-house historian has the answer
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The Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round Makes Its Return

Readers Ask Chris about local 9/11 memorials, and more
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What’s Going on with the Triforium These Days?

Chris Nichols answers your burning questions about L.A.