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West Los Angeles VA opens parking spots for homeless veterans sleeping in cars

4/24/2018
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Veterans have access to 10 parking spaces, but the Greater Los Angeles VA says the program could expand if there's enough demand.

Duration:00:00:54

Latin music's leading ladies are burning up the charts

4/24/2018
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The list includes one artist with roots in Inglewood.

Duration:00:09:39

Getty Museum to Cleopatra: "It's not all about you."

4/24/2018
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Cleopatra would not have liked "Beyond the Nile," the Getty's new exhibit of 2,300 years of Egyptian history. After all, it's not all about her.

Duration:00:05:17

3 obstacles to helping Ventura’s homeless with mental illness

4/24/2018
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After the fatal stabbing of Anthony Mele, can Ventura keep streets safe without criminalizing homelessness?

Duration:00:06:39

Hear in SoCal: The horns of Glendale

4/24/2018
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What are you hearing in SoCal? Our new series explores all of the unique and occasionally annoying sounds that help define where we live.

Duration:00:01:25

Newsroom to Chicago Tribune: With 85 percent backing, we have votes for union

4/24/2018
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Tribune journalists give corporate owner Tronc (former parent company of the L.A. Times) a day to recognize the union voluntarily. Otherwise, they say they will force a federal vote that "will result overwhelmingly in our favor."

Duration:00:02:54

Here's the winner of NPR's 2018 Tiny Desk contest

4/24/2018
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After receiving nearly 5,000 entries this year, we have a winner! Meet the virtuosic talent who won over this year's panel of judges.

Duration:00:03:30

Lawyers say recommended fixes to immigration courts going unheeded by Trump admin

4/24/2018
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Immigration attorneys say the Trump administration is ignoring a 2017 federal report that calls for improvements to the immigration court system.

Duration:00:01:04

2 former LA Sheriff's officials want Jim McDonnell's job

4/24/2018
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McDonnell skipped a Saturday forum, leaving the stage to retired Commander Bob Lindsey and retired Lt. Alex Villanueva.

Duration:00:01:00

Community colleges ramping up services for formerly incarcerated students

4/24/2018
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“Those offenders who then get transformed into college students and college graduates become role models for their children.”

Duration:00:01:01

Lessons learned from the disastrous ‘Scarface’ 35th anniversary panel

4/23/2018
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Here's what we can learn from the "sexist dumpster fire" 35th anniversary "Scarface" panel that took place over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Duration:00:10:30

‘This is not your grandfather's Inland Empire’ and that's good for business

4/23/2018
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For a long time, the Inland Empire has been associated with white, native-born residents. New data turns that perception upside down.

Duration:00:06:16

Judge: SoCal Gas may do key study of its Aliso gas field despite potential conflict

4/23/2018
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Lacking another entity willing to do the study, a judge ordered SoCal Gas to evaluate its underground gas reservoir. The report will be overseen by independent experts.

Duration:00:00:57

Anxiety relief without the high? New studies on CBD, a cannabis extract

4/23/2018
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An FDA advisory committee last week urged approval of a drug containing cannabidiol to treat a form of epilepsy. Other scientists wonder if CBD might ease anxiety or other disorders, too.

Duration:00:04:09

If a parent's day job is running for Congress, can the campaign pay for child care?

4/22/2018
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A congressional candidate wants to know whether she's allowed to use campaign funds to pay for child care while she spends her days on the trail.

Duration:00:03:55

'Exorcist' director makes a documentary about exorcism

4/22/2018
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William Friedkin had never witnessed an exorcism. Then he recorded footage for "The Devil And Father Amorth" and says, "I was scared, seriously scared."

Duration:00:06:22

Who cares if animals are cute? (Aside from everyone on the internet)

4/22/2018
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Zoologist Lucy Cooke tries to focus on the facts and skip the sentimentality when looking at animal behavior.

Duration:00:08:18

Forest officials want volunteers to help crack down on gold panning in San Gabriel Mountains

4/21/2018
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If you've ever visited the San Gabriel River in the mountains north of Azusa, you've probably seen folks standing ankle deep in the water panning for gold. You're not supposed to do it. Now there's a plan to crack down on the activity in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

Duration:00:01:01

Saudi Arabia ends its movie theater ban but it's still a tough place to be a filmmaker

4/21/2018
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Abdulrahman Khawj is working a movie about a group of siblings who discover on the night before Eid that their father has a second wife.

Duration:00:05:03

For one California company, Trump's tariffs have unintended consequences

4/21/2018
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The administration says the steel and aluminum tariffs will raise costs just slightly. But in a low-margin business like canned goods, a little extra cost can take a deep bite out of profits.

Duration:00:03:54

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