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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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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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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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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

A Look Back at the Annie Leibovitz-Disney Collab That Still Has Us Asking Questions

In 2007, the legendary photographer began shooting celebs as Disney characters and the results were never not...interesting
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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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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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More Men Are Wearing Makeup. And Now I See Why

As companies from Chanel to CVS get into the men's makeup market, Joel Stein takes some concealers, CC creams, and blotting powders for a spin
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What Now? With a Mayor on the Way Out, L.A. Plunges Into the Great Unknown

A leadership void when Eric Garcetti goes to India could have serious repercussions for the city
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The Unique Disappointment of Being a High School Senior in 2020

According to one Westside charter school student, the pandemic hasn't just caused the cancelation of a slew of timeworn American rituals—it's complicated the Class of 2020's future