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Turning 50, to applause

Turning 50, to applause

Like any grand dame, she avoids dwelling on birthdays. Still, a half-century is a milestone for a cultural icon in L.A. So fans of the… [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

A high note for mountain protections

A high note for mountain protections

In a vote that will resonate for generations, the California Coastal Commission this week cleared the way for the enactment of a wide-ranging plan to… [Read more]
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Health

3 dead in possible meningitis cluster

3 dead in possible meningitis cluster

Three people have died and five others have fallen ill from meningitis in Los Angeles County since the beginning of 2014, and patterns in the… [Read more]
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Public Safety

New sheriff writes a new chapter

New sheriff writes a new chapter

When former Sheriff Lee Baca announced his surprise resignation to a crush of reporters in January, he closed with a heartfelt recitation of the agency’s… [Read more]
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Social Services

‘Unseen, unheard and unsafe’

‘Unseen, unheard and unsafe’

Los Angeles County’s child protection system is broken and demands immediate fixes, according to a draft of a new blue ribbon commission report that paints… [Read more]
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Transportation

A quicker ride over the hill

A quicker ride over the hill

When the $1 billion-plus 405 Project wraps up later this year, its new carpool lane will be the star attraction—and maybe not just for cars…. [Read more]
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