The Sister and the Lifers

Father Greg Boyle famously reaches out to gangbangers. Few know Sister Mary Sean Hodges, but her ministry is just as critical—helping men sentenced to life terms reenter the world

Remembering Dave Dutton, and Dutton’s Books

Editor-in-Chief Mary Melton’s farewell to the bookstore and its beloved owner

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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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

The Rise of Silicon Beach

Ask investors, company heads, and other influentials what makes our tech sector special and they’ll sum it up this way: creativity

There Goes the Neighborhood

With tech’s footprint rapidly expanding, it’s raising property values as well as tensions. There’s the inevitable scrum between the old and the new. For one Venice local, though, it’s more complicated than that

When Seeing is Feeling

A group of pioneers who want to use Virtual Reality to change the way we relate to the world around us
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Under the Desert Sun

Scant water. Blistering heat. When prominent real estate broker Ed Rosenthal went missing for six days in Joshua Tree one summer weekend, people assumed that he was a goner. They were wrong.