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They Held on Through the Pandemic, and Now L.A.’s Black-Owned Bookstores Are Thriving

As people across the country seek out antiracist literature, bookstores like Reparations Club, Eso Won Books, and Malik Books are seeing a huge spike in business

After a Night of Looting, Melrose Business Owners Survey the Damage

Cleanup is underway on the small business-packed commercial drag
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‘It’s What Keeps Me in Business’: WeHo Gay Bars Brace for a Year without Pride Crowds

Already hurting, the people who make L.A.'s queer nightlife scene run will miss out on their biggest weekend of the year as the celebration goes virtual
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Retail Stores, Churches, Drive-Ins, and More Will Reopen in L.A. County and the City of L.A.

The County and the City announced some big steps in the path toward reopening on Tuesday
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Can L.A.’s Scooter Craze Survive the Pandemic?

As COVID-19 craters demand for modes of 'micromobility,' the wheels are coming off at Bird
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L.A. County Announces a Target Date to Open Restaurants, Shops, and Malls

Supervisor Kathryn Barger says a 'safe reopening' could happen by July 4
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Kroger Has Decided It’s Done Paying Workers That $2 ‘Hero Bonus’

The owner of Ralphs and Food 4 Less calls its employees ’heroes’–but workers say those words ring hollow
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For Indie Record Stores Forced to Close During the Pandemic, Instagram Has Become a Lifeline

From Pomona to the Valley, record stores are sustaining themselves by selling via social media—and business is booming
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Agents Have Won a Battle Against the Writers Guild—but the War Is Far From Over

A Hollywood clash of the titans is just heating up
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As Insurance Claims Are Denied, Classic L.A. Restaurants Are Struggling to Weather the Pandemic

Beloved local haunts report they won't see a dime from their insurers, but Musso & Frank Grill is fighting back