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The Ford also rises

The Ford also rises

With environmental approval this week of a transformative plan for the county’s John Anson Ford Theatres, the historic hillside facility is poised to stage its… [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

Up a tree and loving it

Up a tree and loving it

Michell Sanchez was only a teenager at the time, but she came of age as an environmentalist when TreePeople first walked onto her high school… [Read more]
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Health

At the ready for Ebola in L.A. County

At the ready for Ebola in L.A. County

When LAC+USC Medical Center handed out its latest batch of protective gear against the Ebola virus Wednesday, several emergency room nurses eagerly reached out with both… [Read more]
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Public Safety

Piloting a path away from jail

Piloting a path away from jail

Confronting a jail system packed with rising numbers of mentally ill inmates, an unprecedented coalition of criminal justice and social services agencies have rallied behind… [Read more]
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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 legacy of abuse and… [Read more]
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Transportation

Valley-Westside express bus is a go

Valley-Westside express bus is a go

Taking advantage of those brand-new 405 carpool lanes, Metro later this year will launch an express bus through the Sepulveda Pass, offering transit riders on… [Read more]
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