Scene It Before: Diane’s House from Back to School

The residence where Sally Kellerman lives in the 1986 comedy is a well-known Tinseltown locale

How L.A. Works: Earthquakes

In the natural disaster lottery, L.A. could have it much worse. Earthquakes are rarely deadly, but they are destructive. Understanding what’s happening can help you prepare

What I’ll Remember About Casey Kasem

Alison Martino on meeting her favorite DJ—and five unforgettable things about him

Take a Look Inside Downey’s Creepy Abandoned Asylum

Scott Reyes photographed the corridors of the once magnificent L.A. County Poor Farm

Modernist Church in South Central Becomes a Temporary Art Gallery

Here's your big chance to visit this 1944 church designed by architect Rudolph Schindler
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Will Silver Lake’s 1940s Texaco Be Saved From Demolition?

Now an auto shop, the Streamline Moderne structure could become a landmark

CityDig: How the Civil Rights Movement Transformed View Park

Racial covenants prevented African Americans from settling in the Baldwin hills until the 1960s

Standing Silent: Four Studio Landmarks That Hide in our Midst

Film editor and historian Robert S. Birchard puts Hollywood relics back in the spotlight
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A New Book Finds Beauty in L.A.’s Gleaming Landmarks and Urban Ruins

For podcaster and comedian Jason Horton, loving L.A. Means embracing decay