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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Around the County An even grander place to play

An even grander place to play

If you build it, they will play.  At downtown’s Grand Park, that has been the lesson so far when it comes to kids’ amenities. From the... 

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Arts & Culture Art is the next big thing

Art is the next big thing

Edward Hopper’s moody “Nighthawks” will be having their after-hours cups of java on a wall in San Francisco—and at 18 feet high by 50... 

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Environment The path more travelled

The path more travelled

People are increasingly hitting the dusty trails and wilderness areas of the Santa Monica Mountains these days. During the first six months... 

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Health Cracking the ER “Code”

Cracking the ER “Code”

In the beginning, the idea was simply to produce some archival footage—a project pitched by a young medical student to document life-saving... 

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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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