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New documentary 'The Force' refuses to take sides in debate between police, public

9/22/2017
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A new film called "The Force" looks at the clashes between the police and the public from multiple angles.

Duration: 00:04:41


The lost Chicano mural that redefined the meaning of 'art' in California

9/22/2017
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The work was an urban tapestry, reflecting the diversity of Boyle Heights in the 80s. Then it was destroyed. But its loss was not in vain.

Duration: 00:06:19


Pasadena is an 'Early Learning City.' What happens now?

9/22/2017
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Pasadena residents: You now live in an "Early Learning City." An official launch event will be held Saturday at Brookside Park.

Duration: 00:00:59


Revry aims to be the world’s go-to LGBTQ streaming service

9/22/2017
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Here's a look at a streaming service with a mission: to distribute content for queer audiences, by queer audiences, all over the world.

Duration: 00:04:53


LA Metro invests $9M in loan program to build affordable housing near trains, buses

9/22/2017
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The Los Angeles County transit agency is joining with several foundations to provide loans to developers who would build affordable housing near bus and rail lines.

Duration: 00:01:03


Jellyfish need their beauty sleep too, researchers find

9/22/2017
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Scientists hope that if they can figure out why jellyfish sleep, they might be able to figure out why animals, including humans, sleep too.

Duration: 00:01:03


E-retailers struggle to find warehouse space closer to the LA basin

9/22/2017
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As more customers choose same-day delivery, e-retailers are racing to expand, leasing small industrial spaces in urban pockets of SoCal – if they can find them.

Duration: 00:00:56


Choreographer Matthew Bourne says 'Red Shoes' is more theatre than ballet

9/22/2017
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Choreographer Matthew Bourne creates dance adaptations of beloved works like "Edward Scissorhands" and now, "The Red Shoes." But he says they're more theater than ballet.

Duration: 00:11:08


The US-Mexico border is already dangerous to cross, even without a wall

9/22/2017
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According to a documentary project examining the U.S.-Mexico border, much of it is made of desert, mountains, and river canyons; in short, it's already pretty tough to cross.

Duration: 00:07:06


National Skydiving Championship descends on Riverside County

9/21/2017
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It's a bird! It's a plane! It's hundreds of skydivers competing for a national title in wingsuit gliding!

Duration: 00:03:49


Mexico City earthquake: All children are accounted for

9/21/2017
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Search teams are working feverishly to find any survivors who were trapped. However, Navy Assistant Secretary Angel Enrique Sarmiento said there is no missing child at the collapsed Mexico City school that has been the focus of rescue efforts.

Duration: 00:03:50


How Angelenos are helping earthquake relief efforts in Mexico

9/21/2017
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What needs to be done to help survivors of the deadly quake

Duration: 00:04:55


Border patrol concerned wall-building site could draw Keystone Oil Pipeline-scale protests

9/21/2017
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The new site of the border wall prototypes is expected to draw protest numbers on the same scale as those of the Dakota access pipeline.

Duration: 00:07:15


Some want CSULB's Prospector Pete to head for the hills

9/21/2017
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There are some students and faculty at Cal State Long Beach who say mascot Prospector Pete represents a dark history for native peoples and minorities in the state.

Duration: 00:01:54


How chainsaws and fire provided redemption to a California inmate

9/21/2017
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A new Netflix series looks at the lives and works of inmate firefighters.

Duration: 00:05:48


Obama argues against dark worldview, defends health care law

9/21/2017
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"We have to reject the notion that we are suddenly gripped by forces that we cannot control," the former president said Wednesday, speaking in New York City while his successor was at the U.N.

Duration: 00:02:52


The curators of the musical soundtrack to 'PST: LA/LA' spotlight unsung artists

9/21/2017
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As part of PST: LA/LA, contemporary bands like Chicano Batman and The Mexican Institute of Sound are paying homage to key figures and movements in L.A. musical history.

Duration: 00:11:37


Mexico City doomed by its geology to more earthquakes

9/21/2017
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The problem is that just to the west, a huge slab of the Earth's crust called the Cocos Plate is grinding relentlessly toward North America. And it's running under another slab to the north.

Duration: 00:02:20


Why this nonprofit is taking Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA out of museums and into schools

9/21/2017
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Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is taking over museums and galleries across Southern California, but visiting those venues isn't the only opportunity for students to interact with its content.

Duration: 00:00:59


Director Darren Aronofsky says his film 'mother!' is supposed to 'come at you'

9/20/2017
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The director talks about his most divisive film in years starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem.

Duration: 00:06:43

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