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Louise Farr

Louise Farr is based in Los Angeles, where she’s a contributing editor for the Writers Guild of America West magazine. She's the author of the true crime book The Sunset Murders.    

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The Joy of a Great Desert Biker Bar

Six spots across Southern California to go hog wild—and get some delicious food, too

Dec 21, 2022
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She Has a Name

Veteran investigator Steve Rhods helped take down the Golden State Killer. But solving the identity of his first Jane Doe murder case has proved even more vexing, and reveals a larger problem: Why does society so easily overlook missing women of color?

Dec 27, 2021
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No Assembly Required

For more than a century, filmmakers seeking the Wild West have found it in L.A.’s Santa Clarita Valley.

Jul 21, 2021
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The Accident on the Pacific Crest Trail

There are as many dangers on the Pacific Crest Trail as there are breathtaking views. One young man began the 2,650-mile hike with dreams of wild adventure and personal transformation. He never made it home.

Jan 18, 2021
Hearst Editorial

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