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One of the joys of summer is getting lost in a good book
LA Mayor

Your Guide to Power in L.A.

Who has more mojo—the mayor or the city council? It’s hard to vote when you don’t know a controller from a commissioner. A primer on local politics

MamaLA: We’ve Been BOOed!

An October tradition that gets the candy giving going well before Halloween

How To Make Prison Wine (The Craft Version)

An ex-con/bartender creates foodie-grade jail hooch

Tastemaker: Larry Leight

Oliver Peoples creative director Larry Leight celebrates 25 years of being made in the shades

TIL: How to Wear Jelly Bracelets Chola Style

Long before Madonna ever thought to don a wrist full of solid black jelly bracelets, the Cholas of Los Angeles were rockin’ the plastic jewelry with panache. Here’s how to get the look

How many flights come in and out of LAX every day?

If you count international, domestic, military, cargo, and private aircraft, the airport logs 1,578 landings and takeoffs every 24 hours. That averages one plane down a runway every 55...

Grilling Guru Recipe: Roy Choi’s Kalbi

The Kogi, Chego, A-Frame, and Sunny Spot chef spills his Korean BBQ secret.

Scene It Before: The “Malcolm in the Middle” House

The Studio City pad that Frankie Muniz called home is, sadly, no longer standing

Backstage Pass: Vicente Fernandez

Vicente Fernández reigns over ranchera music -- on both sides of the border