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  • 4 months ago | People 2018

    When she arrives at work each day at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre headquarters on Hollywood Boulevard, Margot Gerber cannot help but be reminded of her avocational passion — historic preservation.

  • 4 months ago | People 2018

    For nearly two decades, Cedd Moses has helmed 213 Hospitality, the organization responsible for more than a score of distinctive drinking (and eating) establishments that have revitalized the downtown L.A. social scene — and a few other scenes as ...

  • 4 months ago | People 2018

    For nearly a decade, professor Kara Cooney has educated students — and the public at large — in the ancient ways of the land of the pharaohs. She's UCLA's Nefertiti of Near Eastern studies, and she's as statuesque as some of the granite likenesses...

  • 12 months ago

    While the folks at Hollywood Forever are no strangers to promotion, with their popular outdoor movie screenings on the Fairbanks Lawn, the Masonic Lodge, a darkly ornate Spanish Baroque former Freemasons' meeting place just a gravestone's throw fr...

  • 12 months ago

    Death is the great equalizer, and nowhere is that more evident than at Inglewood Park Cemetery, where not only do many of America's jazz and blues greats lie in repose — Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Etta James, Chet Baker and Big Mama Thorn...

  • 12 months ago

    While an array of respectable Persian restaurants can be found in Little Tehran on Westwood Boulevard, the area's best-kept secret is LaZiz Grill, where many of the same Iranian entrees can be enjoyed at almost half the price. It's to-go only, and...

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