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Manhattan Beach Took Beachfront Land from a Black Family. A Proposal Would Return It to Their Descendants

A California state senator has proposed legislation to return Bruce's Beach to the Bruce family
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A Year Ago Today, L.A. Began Its Battle Against a Strange, New Threat Called the Coronavirus

On March 4, 2020, Mayor Garcetti declared a local emergency in response to a virus that still seemed like a remote menace. Here's what unfolded over a few crucial days
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A Hundred Years Ago, See’s Candies Launched in an L.A. Storefront

A century later, the iconic California candy company remains true to its original recipes—with a few tasty tweaks

10 Famous Filming Locations from Steve Martin’s ‘L.A. Story’

From a WeHo apartment building to a freeway in the Valley, we revisit spots from the classic satire
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Congrats. You Just Lived Through One of the Most Stressful Years in History

Historians from renowned universities say 2020 was historically terrible (but also not the worst)

A Beloved SoCal Drive-In Gets an Encore Thanks to the Pandemic

Mission Tiki Drive-In in Montclair was sold for redevelopment last year, but uncertain times have staved off the final curtain

A Look Back at the Fascinating History of Hanukkah in Los Angeles

From quaint family gatherings in Victorian times to latke buffets and puppet shows in the postwar era, a brief history of the evolution of the Festival of Lights

Southern California’s Roadside Architecture in All Its Glowing, Midcentury Glory

In the new book 'Gas and Glamour,' photographer Ashok Sinha celebrates the region's most wonderful—and functional—architectural oddities

From Turkey Shoots to PR Stunts, Here’s How L.A. Celebrated Thanksgiving Back in the Day

As we brace for a bummer of a Thanksgiving, why not look back on yesteryear
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A Brief History of L.A. Malls in Movies, Music Videos, and TV Shows

In honor of Billie Eilish's visit to the Glendale Galleria, take a look at other indoor malls' starring roles