24 days ago | Books
The story goes that everyone has a book in them. And despite a literary reputation that's often sniffed at, L.A. has more than its fair share of writers. But getting published can be difficult. And if authors self-publish, it can be hard to get no...
4 months ago | History
Many Angelenos have seen the full-size old-style gas station in the Original Farmers Market at Fairfax and 3rd, and perhaps dismissed it as a piece of kitsch. They've also probably seen the many displays and souvenirs that feature the name Gilmore...
4 months ago | Culinary History
Australians are everywhere in L.A. these days. And while it seems like they're opening restaurants on every corner and taking every other role in the movies (and plenty on TV too), January 26 will be a day when they'll definitely be feeling homesi...
4 months ago | Hollywood
It's a chilly winter morning at the Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park in North Hollywood, and a dozen people arrive to attend a ceremony for someone they never met, who died more than 30 years ago. A small red flag marks where Thelma Pelish, ...
4 months ago | Crime
When a visitor enters the office, there's a warning bark and growl, so Karina Peck issues some sharp-sounding commands to the German shepherd who's no longer snoozing in the crate beside her. Indiana Bones, the only departmental human remains dete...