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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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Boba Tea Fans Brace for a Shortage as the Nation’s Few Remaining Pearls Get Slurped

Customers could be left with bubble-free tea until international shipping delays clear
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A Look Back at the Long, Winding Road to the Opening of SoFi Stadium

It took 26 years and numerous fumbles before Los Angeles finally got its $5 billion pigskin palace
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L.A. County Has Reached the Yellow Tier and More Reopenings Are Set for Thursday

Coronavirus cases have dropped low enough to move to the state's least-restrictive tier–assuming they don't go back up
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Some of the Best Places to Pick Up Used Records in L.A.

Need to scratch that itch for old-fashioned vinyl? Here’s where the needle hits the groove
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Uber and Lyft Fares Are Soaring in L.A.—and the Spike Is a Long Time Coming

A combo of fewer drivers and higher demand is driving up rideshare prices, but some drivers say ongoing labor issues made this perfect storm inevitable
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L.A. Movie Theaters Can Reopen Next Week—but Some Cinemas Aren’t Quite Ready

Cinephiles might have to wait just a little longer to get their butts in certain seats
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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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Secondhand L.A.: Your Guide to the Thrifting Capital of the World

Scores of secondhand stores are turning used clothing into mountains of cash. Here’s the who, what, when, and wear of thrifting in 2021
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Media Report Claims Patrick Soon-Shiong Is Considering Selling the L.A. Times

The billionaire owner of the California Times Company replied to the Wall Street Journal story by saying he remains “committed to the Los Angeles Times”