paul r. williams book

Taking a Closer Look at the Lasting Genius of L.A. Architect Paul R. Williams

In a new book, photographer Janna Ireland focuses on the details that made a legend of the first licensed Black architect west of the Mississippi

Casita Del Campo Is Among a Growing List of Small L.A. Businesses Struggling to Survive

Small businesses are the soul of the city, but many are facing extinction amid the pandemic

‘Shangri-La Plaza,’ the Star-Studded, All-Musical Sitcom Time Forgot

On a single night in 1990, an oddball CBS pilot set in a real North Hollywood strip mall delighted and befuddled America before disappearing entirely

Why a Local Art Org Is Trying to Save a Nondescript Hollywood Dry Cleaner from Demolition

Corita Art Center is on a mission to see the building at 5518 Franklin Avenue made a Historic-Cultural Monument in honor of its namesake, Corita Kent
bad religion punk los angeles

In the Early ’80s, L.A. Punk Bands Played Where They Could—Even at USC Frat Parties

In an excerpt from the new book 'Do What You Want: The Story of Bad Religion,' the Valley legends look back at beer-drenched gigs, jocks vs. punks showdowns, and breaking through with Rodney Bingenheimer

Some of L.A.’s Most Beloved Institutions Are Threatened with Extinction

Small businesses are the soul of the city, but many are struggling to survive the pandemic
los angeles landmarks miniatures

This Man Has Spent Quarantine Making Ridiculously Meticulous Miniatures of L.A. Landmarks

Tiki Ti, the New Beverly, and Rae’s Restaurant have already been shrunken down by Kieran Wright
house of spirits neon sign

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
lesbian bars los angeles

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
VAN HALEN

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