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L.A. Stories: The city took a key role in the re-creation of the O.J. Simpson trial

L.A. Stories: The city took a key role in the re-creation of the O.J. Simpson trial

Yes, Randy Newman, from the South Bay to the Valley, from the Westside to the Eastside, everybody loves Los Angeles these days. Television, especially. In this recurring feature, L.A. Stories, we look at what TV is saying about the City of Angels in 2016.

Screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski weren’t lacking characters to include in their sprawling limited series “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.” Consider, with Simpson, his defense team, prosecutors Marcia Clark and Chris Darden, Judge Lance Ito and, yes, even socialite Faye Resnick, the woman who gave us the “Brentwood hello,” there was a surplus of stories to...

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