Meet the Man Who Made a Fortune Cashing in on the Hidden Chinese Wealth of San Gabriel Valley

David Lee keeps the area’s super-wealthy stocked with luxury goods

10 Intense Southern California Trails For Avid Hikers

If you provide the boots and the gumption, we’ll get you there. A secret waterfall. A lost mountain city. A wild river gorge. Time to hit the trail
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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

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
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Leaving Los Angeles

The dream of living here comes at a price. A writer contemplates parting ways with the city he can no longer afford

A Shot In The Dark: The Unknown Story Behind L.A.’s Most Celebrated Photograph

Architect Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 22 was unlike anything ever constructed

The Cop Who Became a Robber

Randy Adair was a celebrated LAPD detective. In his retirement, he knocked off banks.

The Queen of Florencia

A mother of four, Arlene Rodriguez lived a double life as the first female shot caller for the Florencia 13 Gang, and a real estate agent

How a Ballet Dancer Reinvented UCLA Gymnastics, Survived Cancer, and Inspired a Community

Miss Val can’t teach you to cartwheel, but she has changed how young gymnasts think about the sport—and themselves

A Spanish-Speaking Clown’s Burbank-Filmed Talk Show Has Become a Cultural Bridge

Not far from where the Tonight Show was filmed, Noches con Platanito is transcending late-night TV