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The La Brea Tar Pits Are an L.A. Landmark. Why Weren’t L.A. Architects Tapped for the Redo?

The iconic Miracle Mile museum unveiled three future plans to the public, all of them designed by outsiders
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As People Search for Something Tactile, Board Games Are Booming in L.A.

Fueled by a constant stream of Kickstarter projects and looking for personal connections, board gamers are sweeping the city
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A Brief History of Donald Trump’s L.A. Fails

From a failed attempt to buy the Beverly Hills Hotel in the '80s to his recent jabs at the industry Trump has made a long tradition of doing the wrong thing
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The Biggest Loser: Why Donald Trump Couldn’t Hack It in Hollywood

Donald Trump spent years trying to make it as a Hollywood mogul. Nobody bought his act
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ICE Shuts Down an L.A. Organization’s Hotline for Immigrants After ‘OITNB’ Plug

The government has pulled the plug on Freedom for Immigrants' help line for detainees
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Historic Taix French Restaurant in Echo Park May Become a Mixed-Use Development

The Echo Park landmark could undergo some big changes in the coming years
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The Unreal Saga of a Massive Beverly Hills Property That Just Sold for $100,000

A bit of a discount from the $1 billion asking price for a plot of land known as "the Mountain"
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Waze Hijacked L.A. in the Name of Convenience. Can Anyone Put the Genie Back in the Bottle?

Traffic apps turned the city's neighborhoods into "shortcuts." Now furious residents are attempting to take them back, street by street
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Once Dismissed as a Lightweight, Shari Redstone Is Now the Most Powerful Woman in Town

Sumner Redstone’s determined daughter clawed back control of his dynasty with her long-dreamed merger of CBS and Viacom