The New Brand of Meth That’s Fueling L.A.’s Homelessness Crisis

A controversial new book by former L.A. Times reporter Sam Quinones claims that a cheap and potent form of Mexican meth is causing a surge of deaths and homelessness in Los  Angeles. Are we doing enough to address the city’s drug problem? And why aren’t more people paying attention?

Even Hollywood’s ‘Rams House’ Sign Couldn’t Make Some People Happy

Changing the iconic Hollywood sign to ’Rams House’ almost didn’t happen. And then fair-weather fans dumped all over it

Glimpses of Renewed Los Angeles in Super Bowl Telecast

Broadcast of the big game presented a vision of L.A. far removed from that of a city sunk in dystopian despair and crisis. It could prove prophetic
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Can an Apartment Help Residents Be Healthier? This ‘Wellness Building’ Hopes So

This wellness-minded apartment complex boasts a top-tier gym, safety features galore–and an on-site TikTok studio
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11 Iconic Modernist Homes You Can Visit in L.A.

Go inside some architectural marvels
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A New Book Takes a Look Inside Local Creatives’ Private Spaces

"Creative Spaces" from the co-creators of POKETO offers an intimate peek at the homes and studios of artists and makers
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Plant Guru Hilton Carter Wants to Help You Grow an Instagram-Worthy Indoor Garden

We talk with the design star about his new book and upcoming live event in L.A.
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Sorry, Plant Ladies. Your Ferns and Philodendra Aren’t Purifying the Air

A UCLA environmental health expert clears the air on how to actually breathe easier indoors
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Hey, Good News: This Outrageous Bel-Air Mansion Is Only $150 Million Now

Finally, you can snag 17 bedrooms and a candy wall for $100 million less than the original list price