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Exposure to the arts can open doors to a creative life, but not everyone has the same opportunities to be creative -- even though California state law requires access to arts education. I explore what’s being done to address the disparity and who does and doesn't get to learn about and make art.
Stories by Carla Javier
A suspect was pronounced dead on the scene in the second of two deputy-involved shootings Thursday morning in Compton, according to the LASD Homicide Bureau.
Almost 20 businesses got licenses to sell alcohol in Highland Park in the past 3 years. Some residents worry that's too many.
Over 300 recycling centers have closed across the state in the past year. It's a bad sign for people who collect cans and bottles to supplement their income.
Rents are rising in this immigrant community, where residents have long fought gentrification. Property is changing hands. New is replacing old. Tell us where you see it happening.
At least three Southern Californians suffered severe hand injuries, but several regional trauma centers saw just a handful of people hurt by fireworks.
Many Muslims break the fast during Ramadan with dates. But months after the harvest season, most date growers are out of supply at this point.
Instead of waiting for city or county funds, residents of Pacific Palisades raised $125,000 themselves to hire outreach workers to get homeless off the streets.
Charges were filed against four landlords who allegedly converted their L.A. apartment buildings into vacation rentals, violating zoning rules or the Ellis Act.
We talked to the locals, many of them longtime residents, about what they think should be put in a time capsule to capture today's Highland Park.
The state budget was passed today, but there’s still some unfinished business. Funding for affordable housing still hangs in the balance.
The bill would streamline development by cutting the time spent on community input and environmental review. More than 50 leaders want the legislature to reject it.
Last year, 40 people in L.A. accounted for 2,000 911 service calls. The Fire Department says most are alcoholics who should be shuttled to a sobriety center instead of the ER.
Newly completed trail runs uninterrupted for 67 miles between Pacific Palisades and Malibu. Lack of campgrounds makes through-hiking difficult