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Some of LA’s most long-standing restaurants include The Original Pantry Cafe, El Cholo, Canter’s Deli, and more. They’re part of the book “L.A.’s Landmark Restaurants.”
Inglewood Church wants to tag-team with Hollywood to spread hopeReligion
A local Inglewood church backs an entertainment company and studio to spread a message of hope. Residents in the San Bernardino Mountains are still digging out from the snow.
‘Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992’ takes expanded look at King riotsLos Angeles
Three decades after bringing “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” to the stage, Anna Deavere Smith returns with a new cast and expanded vision.
‘Skip the Small Talk’: Like speed dating but for making friendsLos Angeles
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USC, UCLA women’s hoops teams in NCAA tournament: What to expect?Sports
Both USC and UCLA’s women’s basketball teams surpassed pre-season expectations by making the NCAA tournament. But how far can fans expect them to advance?
Will Trump be first president to be criminally indicted?Politics
Will Donald Trump be indicted over hush money payments to Stormy Daniels? Are liberals and conservatives far apart on climate? Should age matter for presidents?
Tetris inventor on global phenom, Narcan becomes OTC drugNews
In 1984, a software engineer in Soviet Russia created Tetris for fun. The story of how it became a worldwide success is the subject of a new Apple TV+ movie.
Nicholas Kristof on good news in a bad world; Steve Lopez on agingNational
Despite war and pandemic, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof finds good news in a “stunning” decline of worldwide poverty and “extraordinary” improvements in child mortality.