Tom Schnabel and Jordan Peimer riff on world music, audience pleasers...and what doesn't sell in L.A.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: French spirits star in the mixed-drink recipes at Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix’s Pour Vous
Century-old Llano del Rio—one man’s great hope for a Southern California Socialist utopia
by Jean-Philippe Delhomme
A Latino LAPD detective works under the radar to clear a black ex-cop in mid-’50s L.A.
In the realm of art and ideas: Cliff May’s home front, Rosson Crow’s climate control—and truly wearable art
Hear the tapes, as Reagan opens up about his battle against the encroachment of communism into Hollywood
How soap opera scribe Maria Arena Bell came in just in time to rescue L.A.’s MOCA
How a dogged civil-rights lawyer, an ex-gangster and a risk-taking LAPD captain helped skirt a Rodney King riot repeat
The reimagining of Beverly Hills’ Temple Emanuel is the perfect intersection of hallowed and forward thinking.
Vintage disks that give new meaning to the words beautiful music.
The L.A. Phil conductor laureate returns home with a newly unearthed Shostakovich opera.
A daughter’s search for the story behind her mother’s tragic path leads to a uniquely heartfelt understanding.
Following clues in 21st-century forensics means much more than switching on a machine.
Inside the RED Revolution, where one company is changing the way Hollywood makes
In the realm of arts and ideas: beachside bike tour, dino might and a New York attitude.
Long before Nashville was Nashville, the home of good old honky-tonkin’ was right here in Southern California.
For a young, wealthy museum, the Getty has a long history of dubious practices. From Chasing Aphrodite, by the L.A. Times’ Jason Felch & Ralph Frammolino.
In the realm of art and ideas: an exploration of beauty, classic films in L.A.'s classic theaters...and the dark visions of Tim Burton.
In the revolutionary movement of the ’60s, the first face-off between the LAPD’s SWAT and the Black Panthers blindsided them both.
Originally victims and femme fatales, the women of today’s mystery fiction are now as damaged and complex as their male counterparts.
A street of dreams, a time of day, a state of mind...and an LA exclusive graphic tale.
Los Angeles and its underbelly—no one captures it with the magic of mystery-fiction writers, and we've nabbed a slew of them.
The Indo Dutch are a multicultural people. And when they had to leave their homeland, California was the logical destination.
California landmarks preserved in mini winter wonderlands. Shake...and awe.
This month, an eclectic sampling of the Los Angeles art scene, including a Michael Kohn retrospective, Raphael’s Madonna and Andy Warhol camos.
It's a decidedly photographic bent with a William Eggleston exhibition at LACMA, a book on reefer films and a tribute to Julius Shulman.
USC football fans are shocked—shocked!—by their school's severe NCAA sanctions...Turns out they shouldn't be.
To honor the Mexican bicentennial, museums are showcasing murals, posters, tattoos and street art; plus, a Santa Monica Glow.
Our September issue is an experience that spans the five senses—hope you relish each and every story.
John Long will do anything to get your kids hooked on what he’s peddling at L.A.’s Museum of Natural History—the joys of discovery, the glories of science and the wonders of life itself.
For Laraine Newman and her daughter, rock music became the currency with which they traded a profound unspoken intimacy.
The war between William H. Parker and gangster Mickey Cohen proves truth is stranger than noir fiction.
The tiki cocktail is back with a vengeance...and now a tip of the hat to the man who brought it to Los Angeles.
Tiki is back—5 recipes you'll remember, reimagined for a new generation.
Robert Nelson turned to technology to beat the Great Inevitability, and then technology turned on him
Remembering an era when smoking was cool and every match cover was a mini pop masterpiece.
A timeline of LAPD stars and shields; plus, notable events in the annals of Los Angeles' criminal history.
Lyrics to the Missing Persons song aside, people do walk in L.A., chief among them indefatigable city council president Eric Garcetti. To echo the point, he steps out of the office to stroll nearby Boyle Heights.
Santa Monica's Tinder Box tobacco shop goes back a long way. But to diehard smokers, it's just as fresh and welcoming as the day they walked in. Who cares if the world is changing around it?
A chronological breakdown of every major music event in Los Angeles history, from the Philharmonic's first concert in 1919 to Prince's residency at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in 2007.
At his rented house across the street from Rick Rubin, Jonathan Wilson has again made Laurel Canyon into rock 'n' roll haven, with loose jams that include everyone from Elvis Costello and Jenny Lewis to Van Morrison and Wilco.
A firsthand account of how the Beatles first met Elvis in Bel Air in 1965. A good time was had by all—but who was more in awe of the other?
During the Cold War, the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's Skunk Works division built top secret spy planes like OXCART in the heart of Burbank, California.
What happens when a six-foot python goes missing from the Oscars? Famed producer Gil Cates has a great story to tell.
It’s easy to forget that Oscar parties didn't really exist before Wolfgang Puck über-agent Swifty Lazar and began hosting their annual events.
Discover how the Lopez family, founders and operators of Carmelita Chorizo, made the spicy sausage mix a mainstream national dish.
After feeding Los Angeles for eight decades, the Tapia Brothers produce stand grows on.