‘Shrooms! Shamans! Kosher LSD! Why Los Angeles Is Suddenly Tripping Out

COVER STORY: Housewives in the Hills are doing it. Hipsters in Los Feliz, too. L.A. has became ground zero for a new hallucinogen boom, with ayahuas ca ceremonies now as common as barbecues. But is microdosing shrooms really the answer to what ails Angelenos?
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Is Dianne Feinstein Ready for This Supreme Court Fight?

The 87-year-old is the ranking Dem on the Judiciary Committee. Whispers on the Hill suggest concern about her acuity and vigor.
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Dianne Feinstein Will Step Down from Her Judiciary Committee Leadership Role

The 87-year-old California Democrat says she’ll vacate the influential post
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Meet the Megadonors: These Are the SoCal People Giving the Most to Trump

Joe Biden has brought in far more statewide, but a cadre of 'megadonors' have come out strongly for the president

LAPD Officers Are About to Get a Raise—but How Much Do They Make to Begin With?

As L.A. declares a fiscal emergency and moves to furlough thousands of city workers, a look at the police department's big salary budget

These Interactive Maps Track Every Wildfire Burning in Southern California and Beyond

Hot, dry conditions mean a small spark could quickly become a dangerous blaze

The Assassination of Drakeo the Ruler

After surviving a lifetime of brutal obstacles, the dazzling 28-year-old rap star was stabbed to death by a backstage mob just as he was about to take center stage. I watched it happen.
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A Top Garcetti Advisor Is On Leave Amid Multiple Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Rick Jacobs has stepped away from his duties at two of Garcetti's nonprofits after several men came forward with reports of unwanted kissing and touching
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An L.A. Neighborhood Is in Turmoil After Residents Place Boulders in an Underpass to Deter the Unhoused

An unofficial effort to keep tents from popping up under the highway in the Reynier Village neighborhood has caused citywide outcry
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Even a “Hollywood Boycott” Can’t Stop Johnny Depp’s Battle Against His Ex

In a rare win for the embattled actor, a Virginia judge says his $50 million defamation suit against Amber Heard can proceed in U.S.