Rena Kosnett

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  • 4 months ago | People 2015

    One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Long before opening the first female-focused store in the male streetwear–dense enclave of Fairfax Avenue, Melody Ehsani interned on Capitol Hill. "I got there a week...

  • 10 months ago

    “Wax on, wax off.” If you’re an ’80s baby, this phrase will have an immediate effect on your state of mind: most likely Zenlike awareness, followed by warm nostalgia — all thanks to the teachings of Mr. Miyagi. The World War II veteran and karate ...

  • 10 months ago

    Did you sleep through Halloween? Or conversely, party so hard that you feel as if you need to make up for your debauchery with some culture? Well, good news: Another huge, fun and culturally rich All Soul’s Day event is coming up: the Día de los M...

  • 11 months ago

    In 2002, Los Angeles' Historic Filipinotown became the United States' first official "historic Filipinotown," a well-deserved designation: L.A. is home to the largest population of Filipino-Americans in the country. The southwest enclave of Echo P...

  • 11 months ago

    Attempts to eradicate Native American culture came in many shapes and forms, the most insidious effort, arguably, undertaken with books and bunk beds rather than swords and bullets. Native Voices at the Autry, the 20-year-old theater ensemble dedi...

  • 1 year ago

    When economic times are tough, it's not only humans who suffer. Job loss and foreclosure have consequences for four-legged companions as well: The worse off people are, the more family pets are abandoned or turned in to shelters. San Diego documen...

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