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As Wildfires Ravage the State, the Dark Side of the California Dream Slinks Out of the Shadows

Fires have always loomed large over the California landscape—both a cleansing promise and an obliterating threat. But like so much else these days, they suddenly seem out of control
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An Influencer Helped Launch the Gender Reveal Trend–Now She’s Pleading with Parents to Stop

Lifestyle blogger Jenna Karvunidis says catastrophic wildfires aren't the only reason the parties have become problematic
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‘Bong Row’ Building Owner and Occupants Hit with 300 Criminal Charges Following Blast

A downtown warehouse exploded in May, causing in a massive fire and injuring 11 firefighters

A Former Administration Official Says Trump Told FEMA to Withhold California Fire Relief Out of Spite

In a video endorsing Joe Biden, Republican Miles Taylor details the "terrifying" things he saw during his two years at the Department of Homeland Security
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Researchers Say a Big SoCal Quake Has Gotten More Likely, but Don’t Panic Yet

A new study features some scary odds, but seismologist Lucy Jones says the model isn't yet proven
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The LAFD Scrutinizes Vape Suppliers and Smoke Shops After Explosion on ‘Bong Row’

Authorities are concerned that businesses that store volatile materials aren't doing so properly
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UPDATE: Saturday’s DTLA Explosion Is the Subject of a ‘Significant’ Arson Investigation

A dozen LAFD firefighters were injured, but all are expected to survive
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Barbecues, Weights, and Lots of Wine: Here’s What Angelenos Are Buying Up These Days

Several weeks into the stay-at-home order, panic buying has settled down—but local grocery, hardware, and big-box clerks offer a glimpse at our pandemic purchasing habits
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Coronavirus Has Inspired a Run on Guns in Los Angeles

Locals lining up to purchase firearms amid the coronavirus outbreak—many of them first-time buyers—have everything from the L.A. riots to 'The Walking Dead' on their minds

A Party Venue’s Busted Floor Sends Rowdy Rich Kids Spilling Into the Streets of Brentwood

Neighbors complained of blocked traffic, kids screaming from their Beamers, and more on Friday night