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This film could rock your world

This film could rock your world

Some movies launch with advertisements screaming from broadcasts, buses and billboards. “Levitated Mass”— a documentary about the amazing journey of a 340-ton boulder into 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

Taking a greener course in Malibu

Taking a greener course in Malibu

After eight years of start-and-stop planning and negotiations, the Board of Supervisors this week teed up some good news for golfers in Malibu. A major—and… [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

Jail alternatives gain momentum

Jail alternatives gain momentum

In recent months, a single word has dominated Los Angeles’ criminal justice debate, one that’s positioned the county’s top prosecutor as a champion of reform… [Read more]
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Social Services

Rescuing youthful identities

Rescuing youthful identities

Minors are ineligible for credit cards and car loans in California. Yet there they were—the names and Social Security numbers of more than 100 Los… [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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