California Nature Boys

Often regarded as the original hippies, the nature boys lived in trees and caves in and around Los Angeles.

 

From Spanish Land Grants to Entitled Pissants

The hillside history of Hollywoodland.

 

Captain Ed’s

Inside America’s oldest operating Head Shop.

 

“I don’t know what’s worse: getting blown up in nuclear war or having a 7-11 on every corner.”

‘Party In The Back’ is Tino Razo’s new photo book documenting his time spent in Los Angeles continuously skating in search of the next empty pool.

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Imagine the Sound

Rest in Peace to an iconic drive-thru Sequoia tree, Pioneer Cabin, which fell on Sunday as Pineapple Express storms continue to batter California.

Malt Liquor in a Red Solo Cup

An afternoon with E-40.

Crash Buds

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The nearly mythical story of Yosemite’s lake full of pot.

R.I.P. Coachella

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A leading earthquake scientist has once again reminded everyone that the Southern Californian part of the San Andreas Fault—which runs directly through the Coachella Valley—is “locked, loaded and ready to roll.”

James Franco, Ward of the Court

“The only thing I think first is ‘make sure them ribs is right’”

Robert Wright, a man who at 3 o’clock in the morning saved his ribs and his kids from an apartment fire in Fresno. The only injury our hero sustained was smoke inhalation, but because he already had other smoke in his lungs, he was unharmed.

Turning Distraction into Improvisation

Reggie Watts on California inspiration.

Artist, Sonic Youth Co-Founder, Californian

California Inspires Kim Gordon

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