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

A Look Inside the Final Days of Hollywood Park Race Track

Before it shuttered in 2013, photographer Michele Asselin turned her lens on the Inglewood landmark

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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‘I’d Made the Decision I Was Going to Try Heroin’: Dan Peres Delves Into the Dirty Details of His Addiction

In an exclusive excerpt from the former ’Details’ editor’s buzzy new memoir, he recalls a wildly misspent night in Los Angeles
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What It Was Like When Airline Food Was Good

And no one complained about it
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Animal Rights Activists Crashed Jessica Simpson’s L.A. Book Event

The singer-author got a not-so-warm-welcome at Aratani Theatre on Monday night
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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
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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.

A Photographer Explores Southern California’s Desert Ruins

In the new book ’Abandoned Southern California,’ Ken Lee makes haunting images of crumbling worlds throughout the region

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