I Am Los Angeles

I Am Los Angeles: One-Eight-Seven

Sal is a detective in the homicide division of South Los Angeles, one of the most infamous urban areas in the United States, where about 40% of the homicide activity in the city takes place -- despite the numbers being at a record low.

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Dutch-born journalist and filmmaker now based Los Angeles.
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I Am Los Angeles: The Spirit of America

I Am Los Angeles: The Spirit of America

As Angelenos, we're a bit spoiled to see this American icon floating in the skies.
I Am Los Angeles: Strings of Success

I Am Los Angeles: Strings of Success

Sasha is content just to be living his life on his own terms, doing something he thoroughly enjoys: building and playing guitars.
I Am Los Angeles: The Escape Artist

I Am Los Angeles: The Escape Artist

After walking away unharmed from a terrible car crash, Eliot Rausch had to face himself and make drastic changes in his life.
I Am Los Angeles: Living the Dream

I Am Los Angeles: Living the Dream

L.A. was the perfect escape from Antwerp's cobblestone streets and its lack of great skating spots.
I Am Los Angeles: Hollywoodland

I Am Los Angeles: Hollywoodland

"I hate that idea, that word, the cliché, the 'struggling actor.' I don't see it that way at all."
I Am Los Angeles: It's a Trick Bike

I Am Los Angeles: It's a Trick Bike

"These streets are like a blank canvas, and I get to put my tricks onto it," says London-born trick biker Dylan "Fish & Chips" Hurst.
I Am Los Angeles: Representing East L.A.

I Am Los Angeles: Representing East L.A.

"Who would've thought that Europe or Japan would be into this whole style that came from this little city called East Los Angeles."
I Am Los Angeles: Pioneering a New-Wave Food Truck

I Am Los Angeles: Pioneering a New-Wave Food Truck

Coolhaus ice cream truck serves tasty treats inspired by architects whose work you can find throughout Los Angeles, from Franklin Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry.
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