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I Lost My Sense of Smell During a COVID Breakthrough Infection. This Is What I Learned

Losing your sense of smell—even temporarily—might sound like a trivial side effect of a deadly virus, but an expert explains how it can have a big impact on everything from mental health to dating
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A Look at Billionaire Eli Broad’s ‘Unreasonable’ Legacy

Why the late businessman and "venture philanthropist" did more than anyone in the last four decades to shape the landscape of Los Angeles
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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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Will the Pandemic Turn Us All Into Teenage Girls?

As we spend more time gazing at our phones and monitoring our social feeds during the safer-at-home order, experts worry our mental health could suffer
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Is Erewhon’s Arrival in Silver Lake the Final Nail in the Gentrifying Neighborhood’s Coffin?

It's been ages since the first domino fell, but the pricey grocery store signals a new phase in the enclave's transformation into WeHo East
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How an Iconic 1991 Album Helped Me Find My Place in L.A.

I was a nine-year-old refugee from Iran feeling lost and alone in L.A. Then 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik' came out
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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
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Warning of Trumpism, Biden Tries to Help Newsom Run Up the Score on the Recall

Putting the recall race into perspective, the President told a crowd in Long Beach Monday night, “The rest of America is counting on you, and so am I"
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An Untimely Death Moves Through a Family Like Wildfire

As the news broadcast images of a newly charred world, writer Susan Heeger waded through devastation within her own family
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An Affair to Dismember: My Two Decades Covering Robert Durst

Journalist Lisa DePaulo spent years covering the case of the infamous millionaire murderer—then she became a witness at his trial