A force of our best nature
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A force of our best nature

Cynthia Langley is no quitter. Lives depend on that. A social worker for more than three decades, Langley fights chronic homelessness one weary... [Read more]

Third District Wire

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Health New recruits in war on flu

New recruits in war on flu

It’s a scary, potentially deadly communicable disease, and it could be coming soon to your neighborhood, school or workplace. But unlike Ebola,... 

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Arts & Culture The amazing spider woman

The amazing spider woman

Cat Urban is L.A. County’s very own spider woman. You won’t find her swinging from tall buildings to fight crime, but she just might help... 

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Coasts & Mountains A tribute big as the Ponderosa

A tribute big as the Ponderosa

After years of navigating enough obstacles to prompt the patriarch on TV’s Bonanza to yell, “What in tarnation is going on down there?”... 

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Public Safety Help isn’t just a text away (yet)

Help isn’t just a text away (yet)

“Make a voice call to 911 for help; text to 911 is not available.” That automated message isn’t what you want to receive during an emergency,... 

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The Insider
New counsel has taxing background

New counsel has taxing background

After his appointment this week as Los Angeles County Counsel, Mark Saladino braced for the lawyer jokes. He knows only too well the consequences of assuming a less-than-crowd-pleasing job title after... [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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