The Last Days of Carrie Fisher: An Exclusive Excerpt from the Bombshell Biography

The author-actor-satirist was emerging as a feisty feminist icon for the Trump era—then the demons that bedeviled her paid one final visit
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In 1977, Ted Templeman Went to Check Out an Unknown Band from Pasadena and Changed Rock History

In this exclusive excerpt from his new memoir, the Warner Bros producer recalls the thrills and terrors of recording Van Halen’s debut
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Some People Find Jesus on Death Row. Damien Echols Found Magick

Free from prison, Echols of the West Memphis Three details the spiritual lessons he learned on the inside

40 Years Later, the Aftermath of a Deadly Bank Robbery Still Lingers in a Small SoCal City

On a spring afternoon in 1980, a gang of heavily armed men terrorized the town of Norco, California
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In 1981, an Unknown Pitcher from Mexico Changed the Game for the Dodgers

A look back at the championship season when "Fernandomania" swept L.A.
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A First Look at the New Bret Easton Ellis Book Everyone’s Talking About

The author's new memoir, White, is a big middle finger to all the beliefs you (probably) hold dear

The Brentwood of My Youth—Joan Didion’s Brentwood—Is Long Gone

Growing up in the Westside neighborhood in the late ’70s, I reveled in its affluent simplicity. Now, I hardly recognize it
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Next Time You Can’t Get a Rez at Jon & Vinny’s, You Can Make This Pasta at Home

The new cookbook Eat. Cook. L.A. rounds up local chefs’ best dishes

Anabel Hernández Risked Her Life to Tell the Story of 43 Missing Mexican Students

The exiled journalist turned her investigative reporting into a book, A Massacre in Mexico