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California’s Population Has Shrunk for the First Time in the State’s History

After years of diminishing growth rates, in 2020 the state finally lost people
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Will Council President Nury Martinez Jump into the Mayor’s Race?

The Valley councilwoman may join a roster that already has two City Hall veterans
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45 Perfect Weekend Getaways In and Around L.A.

A whole bunch of reasons to get up and go–without getting on a plane
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Can the Bar Industry Be Rescued? Naturally, We Asked Jon Taffer

The ’Bar Rescue’ host talks the future of drinking out, filming during COVID, and setting his sights on Vegas during an unprecedented crisis
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Scarlett Johansson Has Become Hollywood’s Canary in a Coal Mine

As the movie industry plots a big summer return, everyone's holding their breath to see if our most versatile actress will help 'Black Widow' soar
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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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L.A. Pride Cancels Its 2021 Pride Parade

There won't be shirtless guys in hot pants rolling down Santa Monica this year, but revelers can celebrate with a slate of virtual events
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Animal Advocates Aren’t Wild About John Cox’s ‘Meet the Beast’ Campaign Rollout

The Republican recall hopeful is presenting himself as a tough guy—with the help of a 1,000-pound bear
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What to Expect When the Magic Castle Reopens in May

The legendary venue won't be accepting guests for the time being, but there's a way to see magic in the meantime
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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