After Years of Protests Every Wednesday, L.A. Activists Welcome a New D.A.

Kamala Harris Makes History

The Iconoclast Remaking Los Angeles’s Most Important Museum

The Fall and Rise of Kamala Harris

Mike Davis in the Age of Catastrophe

The Coronavirus Spurs a Movement of People Reclaiming Vacant Homes

Jordan Wolfson’s Edgelord Art

Kaitlin Prest, a Voice from #MeToo’s Gray Zone

The Return of “The Oscar,” an Unseeable, Unwatchable Flop

Octavia Spencer Follows the Clues

Katie Hill Returns as a Complicated #MeToo Crusader

Waking Up from the California Dream in the Age of Wildfires

L.A.’s Fire Zone Prepares for the Blaze

Thomas Middleditch’s Chat-Room Childhood

How Far Will California Take Criminal-Justice Reform?

A Photographer at the Ends of the Earth

Trump’s War on California and the Climate

Rosé Berries Have Arrived

Kamala Harris Makes Her Case

Will Los Angeles Lose a Beloved Piece of Public Art?

A Plot in L.A. to Avenge the Christchurch Shooting

At a Feminist-Finance Pop-Up, Cash is Queen

Can Micro-Real-Estate Developers Help Solve the Homelessness Crisis?

Building for Resilience in California’s Fire-Prone Future

The Oscar-Nominated Doc About a Pad Machine

The Social-Justice Imperative Behind the L.A. Teachers’ Strike

An Artist’s Life, Refracted in Film

Nicole Perlman Harnesses Her Superpowers

After the Woolsey Fire, Mudslides Threaten Malibu

Katie Porter Wins, and Orange County Finally Turns Blue

Chasing the Midterm Blue Wave in Orange County

Robbie Conal’s Oozy Trumpworld Portraits

In Southern California, Citizen Firefighters Fight to Save their Homes From the Blaze

The Woolsey Fire Engulfs Southern California

Katie Porter’s Quest to Turn Orange County, California, Blue

Can Barack Obama Help Turn Orange County Blue?

Can the Manufacturer of Tasers Provide the Answer to Police Abuse?

How Jonathan Gold Stretched Food Criticism to Encompass Everything

Puff, Puff, Hire

Katie Hill Is a New Kind of California Democrat. Can She Help Flip the House?

Rachel Kushner’s Immersive Fiction

GUN COUNTRY

California Makes Marijuana a Wellness Industry

Can Hollywood Change Its Ways?

Watching the Skirball Fire Burn Through Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein’s Former Employees Reckon With What They Knew and What They Didn’t

The Nazi Sites of Los Angeles

How Driscoll’s Reinvented the Strawberry

THE PLAYFUL PROVOCATIONS (AND EROTIC KAFTANS) OF THE LEBANESE ARTIST HUGUETTE CALAND

THE GUESS BROTHERS’ MASONIC TEMPLE

JEREMIAH TOWER, A FORGOTTEN FATHER OF THE AMERICAN FOOD REVOLUTION

AN L.A. ARTIST WHO ANTICIPATED OUR TRUMPIAN MOMENT

THE NOT-SO-CELEBRATORY REACTION TO SNAP’S I.P.O. IN ITS HOME TOWN

LIONS OF LOS ANGELES

The Messaging of Trump Hotels

THE MOON JUICE GOSPEL OF SELF

DEFIANCE AND ANXIETY AMONG UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH IN TRUMP’S AMERICA

PLAYING EDWARD SNOWDEN

A Radical Underwater Workout

A MONUMENT TO OUTLAST HUMANITY

Mezcal Sunrise

365: A WHOLE FOODS SPINOFF FOR THE MILLENNIAL MIND-SET

The Stress Test

The Way Forward for Hipster Food

Homeless in Los Angeles

A New Leaf

What Milk Should I Drink?

When It Rains

A Ghost in the Family

Life with Father

Drill and Spill

D.I.Y. School

Elon Musk, Climate Hero?

The Dying Sea

Drought City

Open Secrets

McDonald’s Versus the Haters

ɉlite Meat

The Dry Land

The Considered Bite: Low-Carb Diets And Our Relationship With Food

The Limits of Virtuous Architecture

Paper Palaces

Long Story Short: Lydia Davis’ Radical Fiction

Corey Lee: Wise Chef of the West

Contender

Death Dust

Legalize It!

Why Bakers Love Their Mothers

Five Lessons I Learned About Eating and Writing about Anything That Moves

What is food? More importantly, what’s not—and if it’s not, why is it not? And, in any case, why is everyone taking pictures of it? These ...

Target LAX

Los Angeles is a city of few hard targets. Its iconic buildings are private spaces, mostly residential, visible by invitation only, or in the ...

Beastly Appetites

One night in the fall of 2009, Crystal Galbraith, a slender twenty-six-year-old vegan activist with bleached-blond hair and a mole under her ...

Los Angeles After Trayvon

Tuesday afternoon, South L.A. Five African-American teen-agers waited by a fence, twenty feet high and barbed, outside Dorsey High ...

Songs of Commerce

In 2009, Andrew Mason, the founder and, until recently, the C.E.O. of the Chicago-based daily-deals site Groupon, was chosen as one of Crain’s ...

Paula Deen’s Ugly Roots

In “Kitchen Confidential,” Anthony Bourdain exposed readers to a raucous, raunchy restaurant culture and made heroes of the piratical cooks ...

A Time to Marry in California

It’s been three years since Northern California District Court Judge Vaughn Walker found Prop. 8—the ban on same-sex marriage, narrowly ...

Bad Character

Spider-Man has always been the guiltiest superhero. In his début appearance, he has the chance to apprehend a thief, and balks; the thief later ...