Dec. 7, 2022



Cases and hospitalizations are climbing rapidly, raising the possibility of a renewed public indoor mask mandate.


If you’re searching for the essential food of L.A., let our critic’s 2022 restaurant list be your guide. Find the best vegetarian, Italian, Mexican and more.

Riverside Murders

Police now say their background check should have flagged Austin Lee Edwards, who later killed three family members of a Riverside teen he ‘catfished.’


The departing staffers, who also include Vikki Vargas, Kim Baldonado and Angie Crouch, accepted early retirement buy-outs offered in a round of cost-cutting.

Raider Nation

The Raider Image, a Universal CityWalk store that sells Las Vegas Raiders merchandise, is evidence Raider Nation is alive and well in Los Angeles.

Home Renovation

While renovations often take twice as long and cost twice as much as expected, there are ways to lessen the tensions.


When our reporter, David Wharton, picked up fencing, he wondered why he even tried. Younger opponents, sore muscles, wincing pain. But something kept him going. Something brought him back practice after practice. He couldn’t say no.



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