A diversion from the status quo
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A diversion from the status quo

When it comes to Los Angeles County’s decrepit Men’s Central Jail, building a better future doesn’t have to mean spending $2 billion... [Read more]

Third District Wire

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Transportation Tough audit sparks reforms

Tough audit sparks reforms

A hard-hitting new audit says the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department has failed to live up to its multimillion dollar contract to police the... 

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Environment A farewell to lawns

A farewell to lawns

Start saying so long to the lawns of Southern California. As the realities of climate change and drought have begun to sink in statewide, local... 

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Coasts & Mountains Shark bite opens debate

Shark bite opens debate

The fisherman is off the hook. But his headline-grabbing behavior on the Manhattan Beach pier—when he snagged a young great white shark that... 

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Community Law Enforcement Elementary, my dear camper

Elementary, my dear camper

It’s been a while since his dad noticed the ad for the summer camp in the local Agoura Hills newspaper. Still, the experience made an impression... 

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The Insider
Voting’s future: #FixIt

Voting’s future: #FixIt

After Tuesday’s primary election, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan noted the irony of his role the night before: He was using new technology—that is, tweeting—to explain... [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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