supreme queen of silver lake

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 Los Angeles Clinic That Uses Ketamine to Treat Depression

Depression is all too common, especially among people in the tech sector. That’s why denizens of Silicon Beach have been flocking to a local clinic that offers a radical alternative when standard treatments fall short
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For Presidential Impersonators, Playing POTUS in a Divided Country Can Be a Dangerous Game

A look inside the weird, wild world of the tiny handful of actors who've built successful—and lucrative—careers impersonating everyone from Barack Obama to Donald Trump

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

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
Leaving Los Angeles

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

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
Ed Rosenthal

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.