Kitchen Confidante: Meet the Woman Who Knows L.A.’s Dining Scene Better Than Anyone

Joan Luther was doing restaurant PR before there was such a thing

Wheeler Dealer

Cal Worthington on how he and his dog Spot sold half a million cars and trucks

Star Witness: Linda Deutsch on How She Covered the Manson Family, Patty Hearst, and O.J. Simpson

"I have clear memories of every trial I've covered. None was just a trial by the way."

The Cafeteria of the Golden Rule

of his move to Los Angeles when he and the 20th century were both 31 years old, Clifford Clinton would later write, "I was frightened." He had reason to...

How Disney Hall Redeemed Frank Gehry

Gehry has just gifted downtown with its most potent symbol of renewal; such architectural monuments are expansive gestures of what it means to belong to a city.

Master of Illusion

Illustration by Mark Summers In the world of magic, motion trumps sight. The conjurer uses quickness of hand—dexterity misdirection—to confuse the eye, and the judgment, of his audience. In the world...

Face-off: The Confounding Case of Marchioni v. Keyes

One women sued Keyes alleging that a piece of a surgical instrument was left lodged in her face. Another woman sued alleging that an eye-lift performed by Keyes left her unable to shut her eyes.

Lawyers, Tiggers & Bears, Oh, My!

I. In Which We Are Introduced to Winnie-the-Pooh and Some Lawyers, and the Stories Begin HERE IS EDWARD BEAR, known to his friends as Winnie-the-Pooh, sitting upright in an office...


Warhol's most powerful works are often the most jam-packed, which is to say that he managed to turn quantity into quality.

Artless Dodgers

They were once L.A.'s team, proof of the city's ascendance. Now we hardly know their names