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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 feet… [Read more]
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Economy

We’re back in the black

We’re back in the black

While expressing concerns about the endurance of the rebounding economy, Los Angeles County’s chief executive has unveiled a proposed budget that confronts some of the… [Read more]
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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 of this year,… [Read more]
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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 efforts unfolding amid… [Read more]
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Public Safety

Searching a web of clues

Searching a web of clues

There are no bigger party poopers in town than a tiny team of web savvy sleuths in the Sheriff’s Department, who patrol social media looking… [Read more]
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Social Services

Picking up pace to protect kids

Picking up pace to protect kids

As Los Angeles County prepares to hire its first-ever child protection czar to lead an ambitious new oversight program, efforts to build that system accelerated… [Read more]
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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 Metro system,… [Read more]
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