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The amazing spider woman

The amazing spider woman

Cat Urban is L.A. County’s very own spider woman. You won’t find her swinging from tall buildings to fight crime, but she just might help… [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

New recruits in war on flu

New recruits in war on flu

It’s a scary, potentially deadly communicable disease, and it could be coming soon to your neighborhood, school or workplace. But unlike Ebola, which has been… [Read more]
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Public Safety

Help isn’t just a text away (yet)

Help isn’t just a text away (yet)

“Make a voice call to 911 for help; text to 911 is not available.” That automated message isn’t what you want to receive during an… [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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