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Oscars Picks: Here’s Who Should Take Home the Big Prizes This Year

Our resident critic salutes the cinematic standouts of Hollywood’s most dismal year, from Chadwick Boseman to Carey Mulligan
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In a Former Church Downtown, a New Record Shop Is Celebrating L.A.’s Party Scene

With nightlife on pause, Rolando Alvarez and Eddie Vela of Chapter One created a space where vinyl lovers and DJs can connect in a different way

How L.A.’s Brentwood School Became a Battleground in the Culture Wars

A shift to a progressive curriculum has parents, faculty, and students at the elite private school locked in a furious ideological struggle that's tearing the campus apart
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Getting to the Bottom of Tyra Banks’s Smize Cream

After months of teasers and cryptic social media posts, the supermodel-host’s ice cream brand launched—and I needed a taste of the ”Smize surprize”
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How Triller Became Ryan Kavanaugh’s Big Comeback

The businessman and movie producer rose from the ashes of Relativity Media with a video app—and some big boxing matches
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A New Book on L.A.’s Historic Places Is Eye-Opening Even for Longtime Angelenos

Author and preservationist Ken Bernstein shows off some of L.A.’s 1,200 designated Historic-Cultural Monuments—many of them lesser known—in 'Preserving Los Angeles'
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A Guide to L.A.-Area Museum Reopenings

Everything you need to know about what's open, what's on, and how to get tickets
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L.A.’s Canine Crime Wave Has Angelenos Keeping Their Pets on a Tight Leash

Lady Gaga’s french bulldogs aren’t the only pups in peril. Inside a surge of daring dognappings in the area
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A Media Savvy Deputy DA Is Leading a Noisy Crusade Against George GascĂłn

Los Angles District Attorney George Gascón was elected on promises to shake up the office. Now, longtime prosecutor Jon Hatami is fighting to roll back Gascón’s reforms—and possibly recall him