And the Oscar Goes to… Alopecia!

The heartbreaking moment did have one silver lining in that it got everyone talking about a disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people.

Glimpses of Renewed Los Angeles in Super Bowl Telecast

Broadcast of the big game presented a vision of L.A. far removed from that of a city sunk in dystopian despair and crisis. It could prove prophetic
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For Los Angeles Public Safety Personnel, Could It Be the Jab or the Job?

A police commissioner had harsh words for cops who've refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19—but when will elected officials bring the heat?
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Newsom Aide: Railing Against COVID Response Will Haunt Republican Recall Candidates

“This is a moment in history, and you were either on the right side or the wrong side,” says strategist Ace Smith
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How Robin Williams’s Son Helped Me Come to Terms with My Father’s Suicide

To Zak Williams, Robin Williams wasn’t just a movie star, he was a human being—and a dad not too different from my own
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Opinion: The California Recall Was Stupid, but Democrats Can Still Learn from It

Even though the long-shot attempt to oust a Democratic governor in a Blue state was a miserable failure, there are plenty of takeaways
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John Mulaney Said He Didn’t Want Kids and Now He’s Having One—So What?

The comedian's announcement that he and Olivia Munn are procreating caused much consternation in the Twittersphere, but changing your mind isn't exactly a crime
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Opinion: The California Recall Just Got a Lot Scarier

Larry Elder, the leading Republican recall candidate, is reported to have made some big promises to the anti-abortion crowd

Opinion: California, Just Say No…to Becoming Florida

A political veteran worries the recall election could open the door to DeSantis-style leadership—and a never-ending COVID nightmare
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The Garcetti-to-India Waiting Game Has Pushed L.A. into Political Purgatory

Two months after rumors of an ambassadorship started circulating, Los Angeles still doesn't know if its mayor will stay or go—and that uncertainty could have ramifications