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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Environment Progress is in the bag at the beach

Progress is in the bag at the beach

A wedding gown, a polar bear suit, even a fake human skull — volunteers have turned up all sorts of discarded items on Coastal Cleanup Day... 

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Arts & Culture Framing the future of L.A. art

Framing the future of L.A. art

It’s been dubbed L.A.’s living room, and the coming transformation of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art promises that, artistically speaking,... 

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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 D.A. sees new day for mentally ill

D.A. sees new day for mentally ill

When Jackie Lacey won election as district attorney in 2012, no one expected the county’s chief prosecutor to become a crusader for taking... 

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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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