Shaking off complacency
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Shaking off complacency

Like countless Angelenos, I’ve been a Lucy Jones fan for years. When it comes to earthquakes, no one conveys information more accessibly—or... [Read more]

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Public Safety New sheriff writes a new chapter

New sheriff writes a new chapter

When former Sheriff Lee Baca announced his surprise resignation to a crush of reporters in January, he closed with a heartfelt recitation of... 

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Coasts & Mountains Art that keeps it clean in Malibu

Art that keeps it clean in Malibu

Few Malibu visitors look to the city’s storm drains for inspirational scenery.  But those mundane slots under the curb have a big job that’s... 

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Environment A high note for mountain protections

A high note for mountain protections

In a vote that will resonate for generations, the California Coastal Commission this week cleared the way for the enactment of a wide-ranging... 

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Economy We’re back in the black

We’re back in the black

While expressing concerns about the endurance of the rebounding economy, Los Angeles County’s chief executive has unveiled a proposed budget... 

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The Insider
Defenders mark a century of L.A. law

Defenders mark a century of L.A. law

In the early 1880s, an Italian immigrant in San Francisco was charged with trying to collect $500 in insurance by torching his house on Telegraph Hill. The man was innocent but could not afford a decent... [Read more]

Around the Third District

With more than 2 million constituents, the Third District is the most economically, ethnically and geographically diverse of Los Angeles County's five electoral districts. It spans eastward from the Pacific, across the Santa Monica Mountains and into Los Angeles' Westside, San Fernando Valley and parts of Hollywood. Zev has represented the district since 1994.


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