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Opera’s beach blanket bravura

Opera’s beach blanket bravura

It’s not every day that the sublime vocal talents of Plácido Domingo share a place in the sun with funnel cakes, caricature artists and an… [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

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

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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