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The Britely Has Jazz-Age Vibes—and Wolfgang Puck

L.A.'s newest private club arrives just in time for a Roaring Twenties redux
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The Viper Room May Be Getting a Radical New Look

The developer that owns the legendary music venue has proposed a massive, modern mixed-use project on the site
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How Skateboarders (and Sean Penn) Turned Vans into a Fashion Powerhouse

In a new memoir, Vans founder Paul Van Doren recalls how his tiny Anaheim company went global
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Media Mogul Byron Allen Hits McDonald’s with a $10 Billion Lawsuit

The Allen Media Group chairman and CEO accused the fast-food giant of discrimination for not advertising with Black-owned networks
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Will Semiautonomous Robots Soon Replace the Delivery Dude?

Wheeled bots with cute names like Coco and Lola are being dispatched to tote to-go orders—but what does it mean for their human counterparts?
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For DTLA Boosters, a Majestic New Apple Store Is More Than a Place to Buy iPhones

After a rough pandemic year that crippled the neighborhood, the unveiling of the tech giant's new outpost on Broadway feels like a sign of things to come
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Airbnb Says It Won’t Let Landlords Cash In on a Potential Plague of Evictions

A new policy would keep landlords from listing properties where a tenant was booted for failing to pay rent
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A $2 Billion Beverly Hills Development without Affordable Units Gets the Green Light

One city council member called hotelier Beny Alagem's One Beverly Hills project "a castle-fortress of exclusion”
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Elon Musk Says He Still ‘Strongly Believes’ in Crypto, but Backs Away from Bitcoin

The billionaire cryptocurrency booster has suddenly realized Bitcoin transactions are bad for the environment
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L.A. Street Vendors Want a Break from City and County Code Enforcement

Curbside food purveyors say the health department has ramped up enforcement, and the timing couldn't be worse