Chris Nichols

Los Angeles magazine

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Hollywood has lured tourists from around the world, all hoping to steal a little sparkle from tinseltown.

The Hollywood tour bus blitzkrieg, and better things to do in LA

Hollywood has lured tourists from around the world, all hoping to steal a little sparkle from tinseltown.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fifty years ago - on July 16, 1969 - the Apollo 11 rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center. The launch and the moon landing a few days later marked the highpoint of the Space Age.

How the Space Age influenced Southland design and architecture

Fifty years ago - on July 16, 1969 - the Apollo 11 rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center. The launch and the moon landing a few days later marked the highpoint of the Space Age.

from Design and Architecture

The Sunset Foot Clinic is moving, and the spinning Happy Foot Sad Foot sign is going with it.

How the Happy Foot Sad Foot sign became an icon

The Sunset Foot Clinic is moving, and the spinning Happy Foot Sad Foot sign is going with it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Pasadena will be the first Southern California city to require its city employees to get vaccinated against COVID.

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Flying cars are coming to LA, possibly as early as 2023.

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Native plants are vital to the health of the local ecosystem, particularly during a time of climate change, hotter weather, and droughts.

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California is trying to smoothly roll out a version of the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 5-11 that the CDC green-lit nearly a week ago. Dr.

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Roughly 53% of LA County residents are fully vaccinated, but cases and hospitalizations are rising. As the Delta variant spreads, people ages 18-29 are being hit hardest.

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