Despite all the pessimism, the too-damn-high rents, and the trend pieces about mass migrations to LA, I'm staying right where I am. Here's why.
The noir author chatted with us about "the perv zone of greater LA" and why he wishes it could be 1953 again.
While it's hard to imagine a buttoned-up CEO playing classic improv games, improvisational workshops are becoming fashionable in corporate America.
Piñatita lives dual lives. In one, he's hailed as a champion. In the other, he's just like the rest of us—except that he has to deal with the unique challenges of being a little person.
You couldn't turn your head without tripping over someone fantastic. The competition was fierce as they glared and bared, each outdoing the next with a smile.
Relocating to a new city is tough, but when you already know its geography through a video game, the transition is so much smoother.
To mine gold, you have to sift through piles of dirt for hours, in the hope that you'll be the one in a million who strikes it rich—which is not unlike being an aspiring actor.
City officials who showed up to take questions were the recipients of an outpouring of rage and sadness.
Los Angeles just became the largest city in the country to outfit its officers with cameras, but police reformers say that the department's policies still have a long way to go.
Burnt out on the modern world? Put down your cell phone and go back to a form of entertainment from the 1800s.
Waze has made navigating LA quicker for commuters, but Paul Krekorian says it's causing problems in areas that are seeing an influx of shortcut-seeking drivers.
Melissa Diner thinks that the law banning the areolas of "female persons" could use some tweaking.
"I get very insulted when people like to call me a hooker, whore, prostitute, or man-whore because I don't do that stuff and I miss out on a lot of fucking money by not doing it."
We interviewed the author of Happy Healthy Pooch, a new cookbook that tells you how to make vegan dog food.
The 90s hip-hop scion's lawyer claims he was temporarily blind when he ran over two men in a parking lot, and the surviving victim says he can't remember what happened.
John Kilduff is an "idol" to comedian Eric Andre, an inspiration to fans of his public-access and YouTube shows, and an utter unknown in the art world at large.
Inside the competitive, stressful, and occasionally lucrative world of the men who dress up like Jack Sparrow, Willy Wonka, the Mad Hatter, and "regular" Johnny Depp.
After my parents divorced, my dad was a twitching nerve who constantly smoked, didn't sleep much, and brought us to amusement parks every other weekend.
Olvera Street became flooded with dogs, cats, birds, snakes, cows, llamas, goats, and horses in a celebration that honored Antonio de Abad, the patron saint of animals.
What started as a viral marketing stunt has turned into a project about the loneliness of living in Los Angeles.
At one of the places I visited I the cashier called me by my first name, despite the fact that I had never met her in my entire life.
"My reality was a world where people put snakes into their mouths and make them come out of their nostrils and get possessed and talk to spirits and believe in invisible beings who have magic pebbles."
The Rabbit Hole is a strange blend of roving party, immersive street theater, and drinking on the street with strangers.
The killing of a homeless man on Skid Row has raised new questions about one of America's most notorious police departments.