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Dana Hollister’s Grand Plans Irked Silver Lake. Then She Learned to Act Locally

The businesswoman battling Katy Perry and Archbishop José Gómez for ownership of a Los Feliz convent has weathered public real estate spats before

A Brief History of L.A.’s Most Notorious New Religions and Cults

From turn-of-the-century sun worshippers to a WeHo cult with a "god king"
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Zen Master Class: The Dalai Lama Turns 80

Couldn't make it to His Holiness' L.A. birthday bash? We've got photos from the soiree
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Is Scientology Losing Its Celebrity Cachet?

A defector tells the New York Post the church is looking abroad for star power

Your Guide to Krampus in Los Angeles

The Christmas demon seems to come earlier every year
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Scientologist Joy Villa Turned the Grammys Into Another MAGA Fashion Show

The Scientologist and singer (we think?) is making people talk about her again
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Will a Pair of Beloved Jewish Summer Camps Rise from the Ashes of the Woolsey Fire?

Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp have a temporary home but the fate of their former site in Malibu remains unclear

Salvation Mountain is Slowly Dying

The New book Middle of Nowhere tells the story of religious artist Leonard Knight and the creation and deterioration of his desert masterpiece

Go See the Amazing New Documentary About The Amazing Randi

The magician has dedicated himself to exposing paranormal fraudsters but the lines of truth and deception can get blurry
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L.A. Muslims Welcome Mourners of All Faiths in the Wake of the New Zealand Mosque Massacre

“We are concerned about making sure that people know that we're there for them and that we stand against hate.”