How heat has shaped Los Angeles—and how Angelenos survive it.
Get to know one of the grooviest features of midcentury modern architecture.
The ferry is one of LA’s hidden gems. Can it be more than a tourist attraction?
And can LA cool it down?
"I consider myself a strong woman. I can survive this, but I don’t want to anymore. It’s hard being homeless."
Elaborate indoor swimming pools once dotted the coast.
Thousands of Angelenos wait for the bus every day—with no shade.
Finding the one during a neighborhood brownout.
From the zoot suit to Z-boys, sunshine has influenced Los Angeles style as much as haute couture.
Betty Hill put up a remarkable fight to open public pools to children of all races.
Don’t be fooled by this year’s mild weather—blistering heat waves will likely become a lot more frequent.