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Community Interview: Dogs Are Changing the Glassell Park Community

Community Interview: Dogs Are Changing the Glassell Park Community

Joshelin Demetrio cares deeply for animals, and she would love to see a dog park in her community.
A Los Angeles Primer: Hollywood

A Los Angeles Primer: Hollywood

You can't go to a Japanese department store on the Miracle Mile anymore, but you can do it in Hollywood, which, together with downtown proper, increasingly seems to constitute the ...
A Los Angeles Primer: Atwater Village

A Los Angeles Primer: Atwater Village

Whether you take your brew with a multi-hour writing session or take it out the door in one hand with your toddler in the other, Atwater Village has a coffee shop for you. As this ...
Free Lo(t)s Angeles!

Free Lo(t)s Angeles!

Dilapidated buildings and vacant lots typically bring up perceptions of urban blight; this does not have to be the case, however.
A Los Angeles Primer: Universal City

A Los Angeles Primer: Universal City

For a high-profile metropolis, Los Angeles has a curious relationship with the word "city," especially in the brand of a "virtual place" like Universal CityWalk.
On Location: Burbank

On Location: Burbank

This week L.A. Letters celebrates Burbank, one of the Southland's media capitals with a small town feel.