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Meet Shari, the One-Time ‘Supreme Queen’ of Silver Lake

Before the matcha shops and chic boutiques took over, Shari and her hard-partying Shriner pals ruled

Inside the Battle for Britney Spears

A grassroots campaign to #FreeBritney from her father’s legal guardianship is exposing a shadow industry that critics say preys on high-net-worth individuals under mental and emotional duress
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How a Former Bank Robber Saved Her Football Star Son from a System Unkind to the Mentally Ill

Antonio Carrion was headed for the NFL when the voices started and he drifted away. Then his estranged mother finished her time for robbery and saved his life

Adam Schiff Is Ready to Rumble

The mild-mannered, vegan congressman from Burbank has become the GOP’s worst nightmare—but is he tough enough to take on the Trump smear machine?
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She Left to Use the Restroom at LACMA and Never Returned. What Happened to Nancy Paulikas?

The retired software engineer's disappearance reveals troubling inadequacies in the search for missing persons with Alzheimer's
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A Record-Setting Marathon Champ Was Accused of Cheating—Weeks Later, He Was Dead

Dr. Frank Meza had found himself at the center of a media firestorm before his body was discovered in the L.A. River

Did Robert Durst Murder His Own Best Friend, ‘Mafia Princess’ Susan Berman?

Real estate scion Robert Durst faces trial in the killing of a woman suspected of helping him cover up an earlier crime

The Last Caravan: Hope for Salvation at the U.S.-Mexico Border Died Along with Two Honduran Teens

As the Trump Administration limits the number of asylum seekers who can enter the country, young Central Americans are vulnerable to drugs, gang violence, and worse
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Inside the Rise of GTramp, the High-Flying Sport That Was Born on Instagram

Venice Beach has become a Mecca for a new sort of counterculture athlete: the flipper
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L.A. Foster Parents Face an Agonizing Reality

Couples who foster may fall in love with children only to have them taken away; but for many, the risk is worth the reward