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A New Change.org Petition to Save Angels Flight is Taking Off

Some local preservationists think Eric Garcetti needs to chat with Jerry Brown

Podcast Preview: “The Kept Girl” Sheds Light on the Dark Underbelly of 1920s L.A.

In this exclusive Esotouric clip, Kim Cooper discusses the real life inspiration for her new historical novel

Podcast Preview: Museum Curator’s Controversial Collecting Methods

You Can’t Eat the Sunshine is a weekly podcast series produced by Kim Cooper and Richard Schave in which the Esotouric founders talk with L.A. personalities about the city’s myths, contradictions, and inspirations.

Podcast Preview: How One Wall Of The American Hotel Became A Symbol Of L.A.’s Diversity

In this week's exclusive clip from Esotouric, photographer Irving Greines—who has spent the better part of ten years photographing the east wall of the American Hotel—explains the artistic intricacies behind the public art project.

Podcast Preview: A Professor Of Criminalistics Describes Seeing A Dead Body

In this exclusive clip from Esotouric's You Can't Eat The Sunshine podcast, Cal State Professor Don Johnson reminisces about his apprenticeships in mortuary and forensic sciences (and about having a strong stomach when it comes to seeing dead bodies).

Podcast Preview: Explore The History Of L.A. Electricity Through The Lens Of Southern California Edison

In this week's exclusive clip from Esotouric podcast You Can't Eat The Sunshine, Huntington Library photography curator Jenny Watts sheds light on California's history with electricity from the late 19th century through the 1960s.

YCETS: Columbo’s Most Embarrassing Moment

In this week's exclusive clip from Esotouric, actor Jerry Taft recalls an instance in which Peter Falk's fame had gone to his head.

YCETS: The Confessional Booth Of King Eddy Saloon

In this week's exclusive clip from Esotouric, filmmaker Alina Skrzeszewska explains the inspiration behind her film on the women who frequent Skid Row's King Eddy Saloon.

YCETS: A Forgotten Resort From The Jazz Age Revisited

In this week's Esotouric clip, architectural historian and City of Norco council member Kevin Bash imagines a day-in-the-life with vaudeville performer Will Rogers at the Norconian Supreme Resort.

YCETS: Hot Rods and Engines and Dames, Oh My!

In this week's clip from Esotouric, car engineer extraordinaire Gale Banks dives into 50's car culture, recalling everything from the souped up engines to the poodle-skirted gals riding shotgun.