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Echo Park’s Iconic House of Spirits Sign Has Been Rescued by the Museum of Neon Art

Crews were in Echo Park today taking down one of L.A.'s most beloved neons
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How Did L.A. Become a City Without Lesbian Bars?

It's been years since the area's last lesbian bar shuttered, but their absence has left women to find community in other ways
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In 1977, Ted Templeman Went to Check Out an Unknown Band from Pasadena and Changed Rock History

In this exclusive excerpt from his new memoir, the Warner Bros producer recalls the thrills and terrors of recording Van Halen’s debut

The Public Library Is Creating an Archive to Chronicle This Strange Moment in L.A. History

Have photos, diary entries, letters, or other ephemera from the COVID-19 era? The Los Angeles Public Library wants them for posterity
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A Look Back at California’s Long-Lost African American Beaches and Vacation Spots

In the new book 'Living the California Dream,' historian Alison Rose Jefferson looks back at leisure's place in Black people's fight for civil rights
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These Photos Capture an Empty Los Angeles We May Never See Again

From Boyle Heights to the beaches, a visual tour of an L.A. we probably won't see again in our lifetimes

The Sixth Season of Bosch Couldn’t Have Come at a Better Time

The Amazon series captures a Los Angeles we know, love, and can't really see right now

A Photographer Is Resurfacing Her Trove of Photos of L.A.’s ’80s Punk Scene

Linda Aronow's immense archive captures a bygone moment in the city's music scene—and she's only scratched the surface
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As Demolition Transforms LACMA, a Look Back at Its Glory Days

Once considered "dazzling" and "magnificent," the midcentury landmark is looking different these days
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Revisiting All of Pretty Woman’s Iconic Locations, 30 Years Later

From the Beverly Wilshire to the Natural History Museum (huh?), relive Vivian and Edward's unconventional fairy tale