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Larry Flynt’s Life in Contempt

Until he died, the pornographer and unlikely media mogul lived to offend, but it wasn’t a totally empty pursuit
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Is Erewhon’s Arrival in Silver Lake the Final Nail in the Gentrifying Neighborhood’s Coffin?

It's been ages since the first domino fell, but the pricey grocery store signals a new phase in the enclave's transformation into WeHo East
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We Need to Flatten the Curve of Despair

Isolation can be deadly, but our lack of connection well predates the COVID-19 crisis
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Opinion: Democrats, We Put Sheriff Villanueva in Office. Now It’s on Us to Get Him Out

As opposition to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's leadership grows, the forces that helped elect him need to help reverse course
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After a Year Like This One, L.A. Has Earned a Proper Post-Pandemic Party

2020 has been full of pain and uncertainty, but after a string of historic victories, Angelenos have plenty of reason to celebrate when the time is right
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Rose McGowan: “I Stand with Charlotte Kirk”

The activist and author weighs in on a Hollywood scandal that she says sounds all too familiar
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After the Pandemic, Fostering Pets Should Be the New Normal

As Angelenos stayed safer at home, many invited animals to join them—and it’s made a big positive impact  
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Donald Trump’s Politics of White Fear Have Roots in Southern California

From the Claremont Institute’s apocalyptic rhetoric to Stephen Miller’s anti-immigration fervor, the right-wing's most controversial messaging has a long legacy in the region
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The Fall of Councilman Jose Huizar Isn’t Only Astounding. It’s Disappointing

A journalist who’s covered the District 14 councilman’s political career since the beginning laments a political mess
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Where Do We File Flawed Classics Like ‘Gone with the Wind’?

The 1939 Oscar winner may be racist and clumsy, but it's still a work of art rather than a statue in a town square