Secondhand L.A.: Your Guide to the Thrifting Capital of the World
Scores of secondhand stores are turning used clothing into mountains of cash. Here’s the who, what, when, and wear of thrifting in 2021
Some of the Best Places to Pick Up Used Records in L.A.
Need to scratch that itch for old-fashioned vinyl? Here’s where the needle hits the groove
Want a Car That Commands Attention? Think Vintage
Eat your heart out, Tesla. The hottest wheels are at least 40 years old
In the Market for Vintage Furniture? You’re in the Right City
L.A.’s vast array of midcentury furniture shops make sitting pretty as easy as Pei
Why Everything We Know About Wildfires May Be Wrong
Governor Gavin Newsom recently launched a $2.6 billion plan to tame California’s wildfire epidemic, but experts warn that aspects of the policy are out of step with the shifting science of fire management and climate change
Can a Blustery Former Cop Become L.A.’s Next Mayor?
Controversial councilman Joe Buscaino has emerged as a surprisingly strong contender in the 2022 mayoral race. Will he be L.A.’s answer to New York City’s Eric Adams, or will progressives take him out?
How the Movies Made Los Angeles the Ultimate American City
Classic movies set in L.A.—some well-known, some less so—offer candid glimpses of a city getting ready for its close-up
L.A.’s Latest Super-Luxury Homes Are Coming Pandemic Ready
Meet the new breed of over-the-top homes completed in 2021—tricked-out for every pandemic proposition
How Two Friends Made Their Dream of a Delicious Dairy-Free Dessert a Reality
With determination and years of R&D, the duo behind Dear Bella perfected vegan ice cream
Kevin Merida Is Ready to Take on One of the Most Dangerous Jobs in Journalism
The L.A. Times’ new executive editor talks about the future: “I came for the challenge”
Elvira’s Guide to Halloween in L.A.
From goth-chic decor to top costume shops, Mistress of the Dark Elvira shares enlightening ideas for a spooktacular holiday
David Chase Explains Why James Gandolfini’s Death Didn’t Destroy Him
On a new episode of The Originals podcast, the Sopranos creator talks casting James Gandolfini’s son in the prequel, Les Moonves’s downfall, and how he feels about his critics
Take a Tour of L.A.’s Famous Horror Movie Houses
Hit the road and check out these local homes that starred in classic scary movies
L.A.’s Economy Is Huge, but How Many People Work for the City?
Readers Ask Chris about a pair of landmark works of art, and more
This Stylish Market in Chinatown Is Curated with Love
Whether you’re looking to spice up dinner or cure a cold, Sesame L.A. stocks a perfect mix of thoughtful pantry essentials
This New Beach Hotel Makes a Compelling Case for a Venice Staycation
You don’t have to travel far from home for a stylish fall getaway