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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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This Photographer Has Spent 30 Years Capturing L.A.’s Subways as They Take Shape

Ken Karagozian decades-long project of heading underground and shooting Metro's construction projects exists where documentary meets fine art
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L.A. Poet Amanda Gorman Will Perform at Super Bowl LV

The presidential inauguration's big star is classing up February's big game
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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
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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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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
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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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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

America’s Biggest Movie Theater Chain Is No Longer on the Brink of Disaster—and It Only Took $917 Million

Despite a disastrous pandemic year, a big infusion of cash has AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron optimistic about the future of cinemas