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Southern California Is Having a Pandemic Real Estate Boom

Home prices and sales have surged, but the good news doesn't extend to most renters

Santa Monica Has Made a Mess of Investigating Last Spring’s Public Safety Disaster

Thousands of dollars were spent on a report on what went wrong the day looters ransacked the city, but it never saw the light of day
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The Standard, Hollywood Is Closing—but Giorgio’s Will Live On

After 22 years, the pandemic has spelled the end of the stylish Sunset Strip fixture
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L.A. County Plans to Align with Purple Tier Status and Allow Outdoor Dining

Other activities that were restricted under the regional stay-at-home order will be allowed starting today
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Everyone’s Buzzing About Biohacking, but Will It Actually Help You Live Longer?

From Santa Monica to Silicon Valley, a growing band of new age techies is leading a health revolution. Is the path to immortality really paved with ozone enemas and cryotherapy sessions?
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How to Make Really, Really Good Pizza at Home, According to a Pro

Crust guru Noel Brohner of Slow Rise Pizza shares some invaluable pointers
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Compton Mayor Aja Brown Will Not Seek Reelection

After leading the city for seven years, Mayor Brown says she will be looking for new ways to serve the community
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Joan Didion’s Prose Remains Peerless in ‘Let Me Tell You What I Mean’

The iconic author's latest collection of essays delves into her rejection from Stanford, the writing process, and her affection for Martha Stewart