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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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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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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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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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How the Movies Made Los Angeles the Ultimate American City

Classic movies set in L.A.—some well-known, some less so—offer candid glimpses of a city getting ready for its close-up
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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
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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
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A Year Spent Surviving a Pandemic Alone

From panic attacks to feelings of detachment, prolonged solitude took its toll on a writer living alone though the COVID-19 crisis. How he coped—and how he hopes the year changes us for the better
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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