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  • 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…

     
  • The Glory of Country Club Park's Classic Mansions
    June 16 at 8:39 a.m. by Star Foreman

    There's a neighborhood of century-old mansions tucked away amid the hustle and bustle of urban Los Angeles, and it isn't Windsor Square or even the newer Hancock Park. It's Country Club Park, southwest of Koreatown. The area was developed in the…

     

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  • Metro Is Building 700 New Bikes for Its Share Program
    June 8 at 5:58 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    Since its inception last year with 700 bikes, Metro Bike is doubling its fleet. Offering dozens of stations encompassing the entire downtown area and spilling out into Chinatown as well, the bike shares are even popping up all across the city. With…

     
  • Watch a 400-Foot-Long Tunneling Machine Break Through a New Downtown L.A. Subway Station
    June 1 at 5:07 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    Deep below downtown Los Angeles, Angeli is hard at work. She's not an ordinary member of Metro's team; she's a 400-foot-long, 21.6-foot-wide tunnel boring machine (TBM) that has been digging a new Regional Connector under the city. The project…

     
  • A Visual Tour of a Vintage Bus Graveyard
    May 19 at 6:56 a.m. by Star Foreman

    At Egon Kafka's amazing, historic bus yard in Fontana, a museum's worth of vintage buses have been waiting for somebody to scoop them up and place them into exhibits. But now that the city of Fontana has annexed the property that Kafka rents to…

     
  • The Goats Are Back in Downtown!
    May 11 at 8:37 p.m. by Shane Lopes

    With the days getting longer and the grass getting taller, it's finally that time of the year again, when we bust out the goats for a little yard maintenance. Every year, dozens of goats are trucked into downtown to help clear excess brush and…

     
  • Marchers Make May Day a Demonstration of Resistance to Trump
    May 2 at 11:39 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Several May Day marches took place throughout downtown L.A. on Monday, bringing awareness to workers and immigrants rights. Thousands marched in separate events organized by the L.A. County Federation of Labor and Full Rights for Immigration from…

     
  • Scenes From the 1992 L.A. Riots — and How These Spots Have Changed 25 Years Later
    April 27 at 3:01 p.m. by Ted Soqui

    For some, the riots materialized at a distance: a television newscast that could no longer be ignored, or columns of smoke that began rising on the horizon. For others, they began brutally: with a punch in the face or a kick to the head. And for…

     
  • The Chillest Dabs Parties Are in Malibu
    April 26 at 7:59 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The statewide legalization of recreational marijuana has brought a new level of chill to the cannabis bashes. We joined Dr. Don Davidson on April 22 at his home in the foothills of North Malibu for a poolside get-together complete with pre-rolls,…

     
  • Our Favorite Photos From the March for Science in L.A.
    April 24 at 12:36 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Thousands of people protesting President Trump's proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency — as well as the administration's other anti-science actions — descended on downtown L.A. on Saturday, April…

     
  • Lifted People and Treats of High Times' Cannabis Cup
    April 24 at 12:21 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    We visited High Times' Cannabis Cup at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino on Friday, April 21. Endless opportunities to try various strains of flower and wax were offered to attendees. Weed fashion, smiles, food and clouds of…

     
  • Our Favorite Scenes From the Tax Day Protest in Downtown Los Angeles
    April 16 at 1 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The April 15 Tax March in downtown L.A. drew thousands of protesters demanding the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns. Men, women, children and a few dogs joined the peaceful march from Pershing Square to City Hall. The participants…

     
  • Peek Inside L.A.’s Lost Iconic Buildings
    April 12 at 6:07 a.m. by Hadley Meares

    Alas, you can no longer party at Pickfair or the Garden of Allah. But you can relive L.A.'s glorious, debaucherous past by delving into these photos. Read more about these historic wonders here.

     
  • This Cannabis Party for Creatives Turned Pothead Painters Into Picassos
    April 3 at 5:03 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Puff Pass and Paint brought together pot aficionados and art enthusiasts for an evening of high-minded creativity. Attendees were treated to medicated and nonmedicated food and drinks, alongside a few joints available for smoking. The two-hour…

     
  • Chatsworth Nature Preserve Offers a Rare Peek Behind Its Gates
    April 3 at 1:34 p.m. by Jared Cowan

    The Chatsworth Nature Preserve is a Los Angeles treasure that sparks the imagination of area residents. What opened as the Chatsworth Reservoir in 1919 in the northwest San Fernando Valley was eventually taken out of commission in 1972 after it…

     
  • Some of Our Favorite L.A. Dogs (and Their People)
    March 30 at 3:19 p.m. by Star Foreman

    Dog people are all alike: Whether they call them their puppy or canine companion or cutesy widdle baby, they adore their dog. From world-famous magician Rob Zabrecki's best canine pal, Riff-Raff, to burlesque star Lulu Mon Dieu's Pepper the…

     
  • A Visual Tour of the Lives of Deportees in Tijuana
    March 28 at 9:14 a.m. by Ted Soqui

    In the sweeps of arrests that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out in L.A. in early February, 161 undocumented immigrants were netted — the first significant enforcement surge of the Trump presidency. There is more to come.…

     
  • This Is What a Marijuana Social Club Looks Like
    March 24 at 4:44 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    After the legalization of marijuana in California, the cannabis culture has been richly developing both socially and commercially here in Los Angeles. The Privée Social Club hosted its introductory event on Thursday, March 24, at a private…

     
  • The Super Bloom Unleashed Serious Flower Power at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
    March 16 at 10:24 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is undergoing a rare super bloom of wildflowers. The park, located two hours east of San Diego, was packed with visitors who came to see the expansive fields of flowers in 90-degree-plus weather. The springtime bloom…

     

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