What really happened at Rustic Canyon’s rumored Nazi ranch?
Rumors abound about the Murphy Ranch ruins. This is the true history.
LA’s strange and wonderful lost amusement parks
Once upon a time, Los Angeles was home to dozens of freewheeling amusement parks, including an alligator farm.
Will the ruins of San Pedro’s Sunken City finally open to the public?
City Councilmember Joe Buscaino says he’s working to make it happen.
Why does LA have a mall based on the Babylon set from a 1916 epic?
Science fiction author Ray Bradbury says it was his idea.
Abandoned West Adams hospital will be transformed into art gallery
An abandoned West Adams hospital is getting a new lease on life as an art space. For the next two months, it will be filled with art and open to the public for an exhibit titled "Human Condition."
The First/Broadway Park site has a wild, unusual history
The lot formerly occupied by a famous feral cat colony has connections to two bombings and two homeless activist experiments, including one that involved a 5,000-foot circus tent. The next phase in the property's history: becoming a stylish park.
5 Ways to Enjoy the Great Outdoors in LA
Saturday is National Trails Day, which is probably a made-up thing, but who cares because it's an excuse to get outside. We've got some ideas on how to make the most of the excuse to explore LA's (not so) wilds.
The Los Feliz Murder House Before It Was Cleaned Up
After 55 years of neglect, the infamous Los Feliz Murder House came up for sale last month with listing photos showing it all tidied up. But photographer Alexis Vaughn visited in January to capture decades of belongings and wear.
Into the depths of LA's old Red Car subway terminal
A tour of the lobby and two underground floors of the 1926 Subway Terminal Building as they prepare for retail redevelopment.