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Margot Robbie gives Tonya Harding story the dimension it deserves

2/23/2018
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The actress and producer behind "I, Tonya" offers lessons in radical empathy and how Tonya Harding vs. Nancy Kerrigan was anything but black-and-white.

Duration:00:11:28

'Black Panther' taught Hollywood something about success, but will the studios listen?

2/23/2018
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The success of Ryan Coogler's film is significant because the story behind those dollars represents something bigger — namely, a diverse audience rarely seen at the box office.

Duration:00:07:00

The OC moved some homeless into motels for 30 days. What happens next?

2/22/2018
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Last week, the OC told a federal judge that the county would provide motel rooms and other forms of shelter to those cleared out of the Santa Ana River camp.

Duration:00:07:52

Winners and losers of the ongoing cold snap

2/22/2018
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The cold weather may be bad for crops, but it’s good for some businesses. We'll hear from this year's cold snap winners and losers.

Duration:00:06:25

Treasure from the California Gold Rush lost in a shipwreck is now back in SoCal

2/22/2018
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The California Gold Rush treasure recovered from the SS Central America is now in Long Beach for a public display, thanks to the work of geologist Bob Evans.

Duration:00:05:23

How LA shaped gospel music

2/22/2018
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Gospel may have started in the South, but L.A.'s influence helped to commercialize and popularize the genre outside the church.

Duration:00:11:23

LA's economy is strong, but not for all workers

2/22/2018
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On many measures, the Los Angeles economy is performing better now than it ever has since the recession. But a new report paints a less rosy picture for many workers.

Duration:00:00:52

Orange County struggles to find motel operators to house homeless

2/22/2018
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Motel owners are getting frantic calls from Orange County workers seeking motel rooms for the homeless being removed from along the Santa Ana riverbed.

Duration:00:00:54

How the 'Dunkirk' sound team brought long lost sounds from WWII back to life

2/22/2018
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While the visuals are stunning, the sound of Dunkirk makes it an even more immersive experience, thanks to sound designer/editor Richard King and his team.

Duration:00:06:44

Claes Bang: Working with Ruben Östlund on 'The Square' was like 'the Rolls Royce of acting'

2/22/2018
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The actor says performing dozens of takes on every scene was exhausting, but ultimately fulfilling. It paid off with an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film.

Duration:00:10:59

Chief Beck: Here are the qualities LA’s next police chief should have

2/21/2018
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According to Beck, the LAPD's next chief should have a history of working with the department. He said that now was the time to retire to ensure the city gets the right next chief.

Duration:00:29:51

How to tell if a social media post is from a bot account

2/21/2018
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Software programs that infiltrate social media to create disagreement and discord have their tells. Here's how to spot them.

Duration:00:06:32

Introducing the LA Angels' newest player - Shohei Ohtani, the Babe Ruth of Japan

2/21/2018
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The newest player for the Los Angeles Angels is both a pitcher and a slugger.

Duration:00:09:15

Late evangelical leader Billy Graham rose to stardom in L.A.

2/21/2018
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Graham rose to stardom because of an eight-week "pop-up" he did in 1949 near downtown L.A.

Duration:00:05:23

Generation Z just might transform America

2/21/2018
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They're young, realistic and media savvy. Here's how Generation Z could shape the country and the world.

Duration:00:06:10

Meet the women behind the costumes and the look of 'Black Panther'

2/21/2018
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Three women were instrumental in creating the distinctive world of Wakanda: costume designer Ruth Carter; production designer Hannah Beachler; and cinematographer Rachel Morrison.

Duration:00:17:35

These 5 bills before California lawmakers seek to expand health coverage, lower costs

2/21/2018
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In lieu of pushing for an immediate transition to a government-run single-payer health care system, some are offering these bills as part of a more gradual approach.

Duration:00:04:40

New music from LA's Sy Smith and more

2/20/2018
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Music supervisor Morgan Rhodes walks us through the latest from Beatchild, Sy Smith and Ravyn Lenae.

Duration:00:07:28

California lawmakers push back against more offshore drilling

2/20/2018
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The U.S. Interior Department's proposal to open more offshore waters to oil and gas drilling, including areas in California, has gotten push back.

Duration:00:04:57

Ed O'Bannon and his fight against the NCAA

2/20/2018
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We talk with UCLA legend Ed O'Bannon about the groundbreaking lawsuit, O'Bannon v. NCAA, and his new book, "Court Justice: The Inside Story of My Battle Against the NCAA."

Duration:00:10:03

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