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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hungry and Loaded on Hollywood Boulevard

When writer Emily Sullivan thinks about her time as a heroin addict living a stone's throw from the Walk of Fame, she thinks of an insatiable hunger and the sustenance that kept her alive
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Chadwick Boseman Was the Right Actor for Every Role He Took—and Always Right When We Needed Him to Be

Whether he was Jackie Robinson or the King of Wakanda, the late actor always brought gravitas and irresistible magnetism to the screen