Octavia Spencer and City Year Threw an Amazing Spring Break Bash

Aaron Paul, Keegan-Michael Key, and Imagine Dragons all popped in to play and raise a record $1.6 million

Photographer Martin Schoeller’s Newest Subject: L.A.’s Homeless

Survival on the streets as seen through a powerful lens

Predictions Based on Last Night’s Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Great Futures Gala

Denzel Washington is going to Fiji and National Youth of the Year Whitney Stewart will one day be the President of the United States

Stevie Wonder Goes Green

The legendary performer got a surprise at Global Green’s pre-Oscar bash last night

Frank Gehry Unveils Design for Graceful New Building in Watts

The starchitect planned new Children’s Institute campus with the community in mind—and he did it for free

The Pacific Ferris Wheel Is Going to Look Pretty in Purple This Sunday Night

The landmark and others will be illuminated in violet to raise Alzheimer’s awareness

Tony Hawk Thinks Skate Parks Make the World a Better Place

That’s why he hasn’t given up on opening one in Watts
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How Garden Planters Became a Flashpoint in the Venice Gentrification Debate

Who is building hundreds of sidewalk planters in Venice–and why?

George Takei Saves WWII Artifacts, Wins Award

The Japanese American National Museum is the new home of 400 Japanese American incarceration relics