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  • L.A. Auto Show Offers the Full Spectrum, From Minivans to Souped-Up Speedsters
    December 11 at 5:42 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    From concept cars to super cars and even minivans, the L.A. Auto Show had a little bit of everything for everyone. While it was cool to get a glimpse of some of the 2020 concept cars, the real treat was getting to see the custom super creations…

     
  • CicLAvia Takes a Ride Through Koreatown
    December 11 at 4:56 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    The CicLAvia bike ride took over a car-free stretch of iconic Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday, Dec. 10, starting in the heart of Koreatown near Western and Wilshire and ending in the center of downtown. The bike ride offered amazing views of the…

     
  • See How the World Series Transformed Dodger House in South L.A.
    November 1 at 4:50 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    A vacant home in a residential neighborhood in the heart of South L.A. was transformed in the days leading up to Game 7 into #TheDodgerHouse. The public art spectacle has a roof painted Dodger blue and is peppered with Dodger cheers and Dodger…

     

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  • A Visit to the Real Border Wall of Southern California
    October 26 at 1:08 p.m. by Scott Fritz

    We're living in a politically divided world. Left and right. Red and blue. And somehow, at the heart of it all, is a wall. A wall that, if you believe the rhetoric, must be built to hold at bay the supposed hordes of "bad hombres" constantly…

     
  • The Beautiful Rescued Horses of Skydog Mustang Sanctuary
    September 18 at 10:56 a.m. by Star Foreman

    Skydog Malibu, a nonprofit organization that provides "sanctuary for horses that have wound up in kill pens, at auction, or being neglected, starved or abused," opened its doors to visitors on Saturday, Sept. 16, providing an afternoon of barbecue…

     
  • An Inside Look at Boyle Heights' Gentrification
    September 11 at 5 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Boyle Heights has always been a place of transition. From its earliest roots as a Jewish enclave to its many years as a majority-Latino neighborhood, the region's population has changed throughout the decades. Lately, Boyle Heights has become a…

     
  • Hundreds of "Dreamers" Marched Downtown to Protest Trump's Actions Against DACA
    September 5 at 4:42 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Hundreds of people descended on downtown Los Angeles to express displeasure with the Trump administration's overturning of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which allowed some children of undocumented immigrants to receive a…

     
  • The "Alt-Right Isn't Alright" Protest March in Venice Gave Voice to the Anti-Nazi Movement
    August 20 at 11:47 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    Hundreds of L.A. area residents attended a diversity march from the Venice Boardwalk to Google headquarters, ending at the HBO offices in Santa Monica. The march was intended to be a counter-protest against a self-described "free speech" rally,…

     
  • A Visual Tour of the Spectacular Victorian Mansions of Carroll Avenue
    August 17 at 12:25 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Established in 1887 as part of L.A.'s first official suburb, Angelino Heights, Carroll Avenue is famous for having the largest concentration of Victorian-era homes in the city, and the highest concentration of Eastlake and Queen Anne residences in…

     
  • Take a Look at Classic L.A. Advertisements of the 1970s and 1980s
    August 12 at 11:55 a.m. by LA Weekly

    For many people, the images of Los Angeles in the 1980s forever crystallized the stereotypes of our fair city. Some folks envision L.A. as a palace of pleasure, dominated by enormous malls, designer jeans and the Lakers of the Magic Johnson era. If…

     
  • Explore L.A.'s Midcentury Architecture With These Vintage Advertisements
    August 5 at 6:56 a.m. by Drew Tewksbury

    What can we learn about L.A. by looking at old advertisements? While advertisements are often the pages we skip past in magazines today, the ads in the expansive collection of archivist, J.J. Englender offer a window into what Los Angeles was like…

     
  • Trump Supporters and Opponents Face Off at Politicon
    July 31 at 1:12 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    The Pasadena Convention Center was taken over by Politicon for a record-breaking turnout July 28-30. People from all walks of life and political orientations gathered to watch heated debates between some of our country's most influential political…

     
  • <i>L.A. Weekly</i>'s Best News Photos of 2017 (So Far)
    July 28 at 10:56 a.m. by LA Weekly

    This year has proven to be a tumultuous time, rife with political upheaval and public discord. Our city has seen protest after protest calling attention to President Trump's scattershot governmental style, from his so-called "Muslim ban" to his…

     
  • The Best Dressed of the 2017 Gathering of the Juggalos
    July 28 at 8:18 a.m. by Nate "Igor" Smith

    There pretty much are no rules when it comes to Juggalo fashion, which means you'll see some wild outfits on display at the Gathering of the Juggalos. Here are some of the most interesting, most scandalous outfits we've seen in 2017.

     
  • Take a Visual Tour of 20th-Century California With These Vintage Summer Road Trip Photos
    July 21 at 12:10 p.m. by LA Weekly

    Journey through Southern California's past in these vintage photos from California State Archive's latest online exhibition, California Memoirs. The photos follow the epic adventures of native Californians William and Grace McCarthy as they took a…

     
  • Take a Look Inside Downtown L.A.'s Newest Skyscraper and Its $1 Million Condos
    July 14 at 3:35 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Metropolis Los Angeles opened its first residential tower (of three) on Thursday, July 13. To celebrate, Metropolis threw an amazing party with gourmet appetizers by Baked It Myself, three performances by The Aqualilies and VIP tours of its…

     
  • 10 Iconic Los Angeles Buildings That Could Be Demolished at Any Moment
    July 7 at 4:38 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    It’s an easy slur to say Los Angeles never had much history, and doesn’t respect what there is of it. In fact, L.A. has one of the nation’s first, and strongest, preservation ordinances, and a clear path for protecting architecturally significant…

     
  • Bongs, Bikinis and Poledancing at Big Mike's Marijuana Malibu Mansion Party
    July 5 at 2:29 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    While you were spending your Fourth of July at the beach or with friends grilling in the backyard, Big Mike from Advanced Nutrients decided to try something a little different. Deep in the heart of Malibu, Big Mike hosted a marijuana mansion party…

     
  • Witness the Battle Over a Boyle Heights Coffee Shop
    June 20 at 5:57 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    A new coffee shop in Boyle Heights has created a tense standoff in the neighborhood, with community members clashing with businesses that have recently moved to the area. A group of picketers stood outside Weird Wave Coffee, a narrow storefront…

     
  • Look at the Adorable Fuzzy-Faced Friends Frolicking in the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace
    June 16 at 5:49 p.m. by Star Foreman

    The new Wallis Annenberg PetSpace aims to help connect rescued animals with families who want to add a furry friend or two. Sourcing its adoptable pets from the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control, the new Playa Vista center…

     

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