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Revisiting the Iconic L.A. Locations from True Romance 25 Years Later

From Leo Carrillo State Beach up to Magic Mountain, this visual tour is "so cool"

Why Bobby Kennedy’s Run for President Is Still an Inspiration

Before he was assassinated 50 years ago, RFK had set out to end division in the U.S.
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Second Glances: Eyewitness Accounts of Significant Moments in L.A.’s Collective History

From a teenager who found himself in the Ambassador kitchen with RFK to the dancer who choreographed opening-day festivities at Disneyland

How Three Pioneering Immigrants Forever Changed the Course—and the Culture—of L.A.

Before Oaxacans would become an engine in L.A.’s restaurant industry, before Koreatown would reshape Mid City, and before Armenian traditions took root in East Hollywood, Asael Gonzalez, Hi Duk Lee, and Kevork Parseghian led the way

Video Village With Ask Chris: Movies Filmed at the Ambassador Hotel

This supercut of classic L.A. movies finds Jean Harlow, Jack Nicholson, and Johnny Depp mingling at the lost landmark—and then Arnold Schwarzenegger rides a horse through the lobby

Welcome to the Hotel California

A Hollywood landmark. A mysterious fire. An oddball couple. For years, the Lido Apartments had been trying to evict the people in 426. Did gentrification drive out Elvis and Jill? Or was it their own demons?