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A Los Angeles Primer: Thai Town

A Los Angeles Primer: Thai Town

Tourist guidebooks may direct Los Angeles' visitors from abroad to the Walk of Fame, but just two miles east on Hollywood Boulevard, they'll find a much more fruitful cultural expe ...
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.
The Chateau Elysee: Scientology's Celebrity Centre Before it Went Clear

The Chateau Elysee: Scientology's Celebrity Centre Before it Went Clear

The glittering stories of the old Chateau, and the once scandalous myth of its origins and construction, have been subsumed into the now greater legend of the Church of Scientology ...
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."
Bloody Commerce: Crossroads of the World and the Murder of the Decade

Bloody Commerce: Crossroads of the World and the Murder of the Decade

L.A.'s first outdoor mall was born out of a sordid murder mystery inside an ivy covered bungalow in the middle of Hollywood.
Sign of the Times II: Outpost Estates and the Importance of Mythmaking

Sign of the Times II: Outpost Estates and the Importance of Mythmaking

The carcass of a long dismantled metal sign at Runyon Canyon Park reminder of the history that may or may not have happened right next door.