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The Curious Rise of Twitter Power Broker Yashar Ali

In just a few years, he's become one of the most fearsome media figures in the country—mobilizing his vast Twitter following to promote his famous friends and punish foes. Can his own past survive similar scrutiny?

States That Took COVID Seriously Did Better Economically Than States That Didn’t

California outperformed states like Florida and Texas in terms of health outcomes too
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How José Huizar Became Embroiled in the Worst Corruption Scandal in Almost a Century

Inside the downfall of one of the city's most charismatic politicos
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Hard Kombucha Is This Summer’s Drink of the Moment

Put down the White Claw and pick up the new hip sip
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Some of the Best Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend

Summertime strolls at the Huntington, a low-rider meetup, and more
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How Debutante Culture Became Part of Black Life in L.A.

Presenting teen girls at balls and cotillions has been a high-society tradition since the 18th century, but in the African American community, the ritual is about so much more
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Which Local Power Players Win (and Lose) If Biden Bumps Trump

 How a victory for Joe would reshape California’s political power grid
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Reflections Upon the Conclusion of ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’

As the reality TV juggernaut wraps up, a longtime observer considers what it all meant
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A New Volunteer Board Is Looking at How L.A. County Can Better Serve Crime Victims

As District Attorney George Gascón fields criticism from victims’ rights advocates, a diverse advisory board his office established is taking on a big task
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Vote for the Best Pizza, Tacos, and More in Our 2021 Best of L.A. Readers Poll

It's that time of year again. Cast your ballot between now and June 15