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The neon sign maker that lit up California

Electrical Products Corp. dominated the West Coast—then it disappeared.

19 must-visit small towns near LA

These small towns in Southern California are perfect for a little rest and relaxation.

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The Black Dahlia’s Los Angeles, mapped

Elizabeth Short frequented every major nightclub, hotel, and restaurant still standing from postwar-era Los Angeles.

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‘This Is Us’: A filming locations map you can ugly-cry to

Set in Pittsburgh and New York but filmed in Los Angeles.

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These real-life Green Book locations still stand in LA

They were the only safe places for black travelers in Jim Crow-era Los Angeles.

26 things to do in LA right now

The best things to do this winter, from must-see art to a midcentury modern icon.

The best things to do with kids in LA that aren’t Disneyland

We searched the city to find the 30 best family-friendly activities, from dazzling puppet productions to a tiny railway.

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26 of LA’s most notorious murders, mapped

The city’s history is rife with grisly homicides.

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LA’s haunted landmarks and their ghost stories, mapped

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16 haunted attractions to freak you out this Halloween

From theme parks to home haunts, here’s where to scare yourself silly.

12 places to find fall colors around Los Angeles

Looking for some fall foliage? Don't book a flight to the East Coast just yet. There are plenty of places in Southern California to find those picturesque autumnal landscapes.

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The horror movie map of LA

These houses and buildings were made famous by horror movies and TV shows—seek them out at your own peril.

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Mapping Scientology’s impressive LA real estate empire

Here are 16 prized buildings.

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Mapping downtown Long Beach’s sudden development boom

Well over a dozen major projects are on the way to the heart of the city.

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The changes underway in Chinatown, mapped

From mixed-use development to parks, we’ve charted all the projects that are bound to reshape Chinatown.

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Mapped: The towers that will change LA’s skyline

Los Angeles might not be known for its skyscrapers, but that could change.

24 free and air conditioned spots around LA

A couple dozen places to cool off on the cheap.

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“Vaya Con Dios”: It’s the Point Break map of Los Angeles

For some growing up in Kansas, Point Break is the ultimate cinematic expression of the Los Angeles experience.

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Mapping LA’s most overlooked and underrated public parks

These under-the-radar parks are perfect for picnics, birthday parties, and peaceful walks.

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38 remarkable places to encounter public art in Los Angeles

From Santa Monica to the Valley, we’ve picked 39 of our favorite pieces—some well-known and some under the radar.

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Map: LA’s strange and wonderful lost amusement parks

Ride an alligator or watch a Civil War sea battle reenactment while drinking free beer and eating cotton candy.

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Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in LA

All the best spots to see the bombs bursting in air this Independence Day.

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Hollywood’s wild development boom, mapped

From the Amoeba tower to the many planned hotels, these 30-plus projects are in the works right now.

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Mapped: The big development projects headed to South LA

For the first time in decades, major development projects are underway in South Los Angeles.

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The ultimate ‘Chinatown’ filming location map of Los Angeles

All the places seen in the classic LA caper.

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25 secret gardens hidden around LA

From small rooftop parks to large open spaces crisscrossed by trails.

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These fancy buildings will transform the Sunset Strip

The Sunset Strip has become a magnet for high-end developments.

The Case Study houses that made LA a modernist mecca

Mapping the homes that helped to define an era.

The 20 most iconic buildings in Los Angeles, mapped

From the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the Watts Towers, these are the buildings that give you that "back-home" feeling when you return from vacation.

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The Arts District's never-ending parade of development, mapped

One of LAs most popular neighborhoods for developers shows zero signs of slowing down. Here are 25 projects in the works.

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LA’s jaw-dropping wedding venues

From breathtaking public parks to Lloyd Wright’s all-glass chapel, these are 25 of the most stunning places to tie the knot.

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The famous authors map of Los Angeles

The favorite LA haunts of literary legends like Joan Didion and Charles Bukowski.

The historic, stately homes of West Adams Boulevard

Take a walking tour, using this map as your guide.

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Mapping the 1992 LA Uprising

A map guide the major events and places that shaped one of the biggest episodes of civil unrest in U.S. history 26 years ago.

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Martin Luther King Jr. left his mark on Los Angeles

Here are some of the places the civil rights legend visited around LA.

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Mapped: The 12 big projects poised to alter the Valley

From Chatsworth to North Hollywood, these are the game-changing mixed-users headed to the Valley.

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LA’s strange history as an oil town

Angelenos have been living alongside the oil business since 1892.

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Mapped: The 20 most expensive houses for sale in LA

These blockbuster properties include Malibu beach houses and celebrity-pedigreed pads.

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The East LA blowouts of 1968, mapped

Over a period of two weeks, thousands of Mexican-American students protested their unequal education—we’ve mapped the most pivotal locations.