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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Public Safety From boot camp to home base

From boot camp to home base

When bulldozers rumble into Camp Vernon Kilpatrick in Malibu, they will not only demolish an obsolete juvenile corrections facility but make... 

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Arts & Culture A big legacy, no bones about it

A big legacy, no bones about it

Over the past 13 years, Jane Pisano has presided over a dramatic transformation of the county’s venerable Natural History Museum. Huge emblems... 

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Social Services Heroism forged in pain

Heroism forged in pain

Ambyr Rose descended from generations of drug-addicted mothers whose children ended up in the foster care system. She, however, overcame that... 

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Transportation Give ‘em three—or face a fine

Give ‘em three—or face a fine

As a frequent bicycle commuter in Los Angeles, Nathan Lucero is used to blaring car horns and close encounters with vehicles whizzing by. “I’ve... 

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The Insider
Finding justice in the stacks

Finding justice in the stacks

Perhaps no one knows how to use the Los Angeles County Law Library better than Martha Jimenez. Since her college days at UCLA, the 45-year-old community activist has been taking advantage of the public... [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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