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A big legacy, no bones about it

A big legacy, no bones about it

Over the past 13 years, Jane Pisano has presided over a dramatic transformation of the county’s venerable Natural History Museum. Huge emblems of her accomplishments… [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

Mountain protections soon a reality

Mountain protections soon a reality

Culminating one of Los Angeles County’s longest-running environmental efforts, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday gave final approval to a series of sweeping development restrictions… [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

From boot camp to home base

From boot camp to home base

When bulldozers rumble into Camp Vernon Kilpatrick in Malibu, they will not only demolish an obsolete juvenile corrections facility but make way for an innovative… [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

Give ‘em three—or face a fine

Give ‘em three—or face a fine

As a frequent bicycle commuter in Los Angeles, Nathan Lucero is used to blaring car horns and close encounters with vehicles whizzing by. “I’ve had… [Read more]
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