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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?
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Eva Longoria Is ‘More American Than Bill O’Reilly’

The actress talks with Amy Wallace about brains, beauty, and the importance of giving back
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How the L.A. LGBT Center Became the Most Impactful Queer Services Org Ever

As the center turns 50, CEO Lorri Jean talks about an illustrious past and a bright future
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The Kardashian Clan Is Backing UCLA’s Newest Medical Center

The Robert G. Kardashian Center will treat patients and conduct research on esophageal health
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Each Year, This Local Program Helps Hundreds of Foster Kids Get Glammed Up for Prom

Glamour Gowns and Suit Up offers suits, purses, makeup, and a lot of confidence
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L.A. Charities Fighting for the Rights of Incarcerated Women Are Getting the “Orange Is the New Black” Bump

Netflix's Poussey Washington Fund will benefit eight organizations—four of them local—that focus on criminal justice and immigration detention reform
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This Local Church Is a Landmark of the Chicano Rights Movement

Church of the Epiphany is competing for a grant that would preserve the historic building

When Disaster Strikes, an Elite Team of L.A. Firefighters Travels All Over the World

Based out of Pacoima, CA-TF2 and USA-2 are like the Swiss Army knives of rescue ops

Want to Go to Jackie Treehorn’s House from The Big Lebowski?

A tour of the famous house is up for auction, along with other cool experiences and items

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The founder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center made international headlines when her patient Angelina Jolie divulged that she’d had a double mastectomy