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‘Extremely powerful place to be’: Hundreds make Manzanar pilgrimageRace & Ethnicity
For many years, Californians have converged on Manzanar to remember the Japanese Americans who were incarcerated there during World War II.
Catalytic converter thefts: Car owners, cops, insurance adjusters try keeping upTransportation
Catalytic converter thefts more than tripled in LA County last year, and some victims are replacing the $3,000 car part just to have it stolen again.
Prop HHH is now on track to exceed its housing goalsHousing & Development
Prop HHH, the LA voter-approved $1.2 billion homeless housing bond measure, has been slow and costly. But six years in, thousands of units are finally opening.
Film reviews, far-right groups’ future, Barbie with Down SyndromeNews
Critics review the latest film releases: “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3,” “One Ranger,” “What's Love Got to Do with It,” and “The Eight Mountains.”
Karen’s Diner: Angelenos eat up waiters’ terrible serviceFood & Drink
Part restaurant, part in-your-face comedy show, Hollywood pop-up Karen’s Diner is where staff scream at you. Terrible service is actually a selling point here.
Texts and mental health services could replace cash bail in LALaw
A judge ruled that keeping a person locked up because they can’t afford bail is unconstitutional in most cases in LA – for now.
What loneliness is doing to our brains and bodiesNews
Loneliness can be as dangerous as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, says the U.S. surgeon general. It can also cause other health issues like heart disease, cancer, and accelerated aging.
Enshrining shelter as a right, cooking Filipino American dessertsNews
The California Constitution would be amended to guarantee housing as a fundamental right — if a new bill passes the state legislature and is signed into law.
Get to know LA’s Iranian communities — by carHomelessness
LA boasts the largest population of Iranian immigrants in the world. Learn how they’ve shaped the area’s landscapes and neighborhoods with a new car tour.