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If Ever There Were a City to Finesse a Catastrophe, It’s Los Angeles

A city shaped by fires, floods, droughts, and earthquakes may never be the same after this latest disaster—but it never stays the same for long anyway
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This Was Supposed to Be the Clippers’ Season—What the Hell Happened?

In abnormal times, the collapse of the Clippers feels way too familiar to long-suffering fans
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How Robin Williams’s Son Helped Me Come to Terms with My Father’s Suicide

To Zak Williams, Robin Williams wasn’t just a movie star, he was a human being—and a dad not too different from my own
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After a Year Like This One, L.A. Has Earned a Proper Post-Pandemic Party

2020 has been full of pain and uncertainty, but after a string of historic victories, Angelenos have plenty of reason to celebrate when the time is right
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Someone’s Gotta Die on ‘The White Lotus’ Finale—but Does It Really Matter Who?

TV's most compelling show comes to an end on Sunday, but its big reveal is probably beside the point
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L.A. Nightlife Will Return, but the Sense of Community Might Be Harder to Rebuild

A year after clubs closed, a writer and DJ suspects not everyone will be ready to party as soon as it's permissible
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We Need to Flatten the Curve of Despair

Isolation can be deadly, but our lack of connection well predates the COVID-19 crisis
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How DJ Erick Morillo Went from EDM Superstar to Cautionary Tale

Inside the wild life and tragic death of a record-spinning star with the ghostwriter who knew him better than many

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
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Netflix Made a $300 Million Deal with Ryan Murphy. Maybe It Should Ask for a Refund

If 'Hollywood' is any indication, the prolific producer's output is only getting lazier