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January 01, 1990 - October 14, 2012 + LA Observed

The Magic of Magic Johnson listen Download

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Twenty years after Magic Johnson announced that he had the AIDS virus, Kevin Roderick reflects on how the world looks at HIV, and what the...

Occupying LA listen Download

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It's been 30 days now since Occupy LA's protesters set up camp on the lawn of City Hall...

LA Is Money listen Download

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Today was my first day in a new club. Like a lot of other Angelenos, I've now been caught in an Obamajam....

Music in Historic Places listen Download

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I don't listen to a lot of classical music, but some. I'm glad it's still available on the radio here. In many parts of the...

Nerds We Have Known listen Download

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The death of Steve Jobs touched a lot of people, to understate an obvious fact.

Saving Their Dad listen Download

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In the movie 127 Hours, James Franco survives in the wild by cutting off his own arm. Hollywood loves stories like that -- pulled from...

Obama Jamming listen Download

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If you're listening in your car, there's a decent chance you're not moving. On this Monday the traffic jam you're in could be more intense...

Fear of the Unknown listen Download

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No one needs the new poverty numbers to know there's a lot of anxiety in the land. But the image is pretty graphic: the highest...

East West Axis listen Download

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Earlier today, men in suits and hardhats held shovels and pretended to dig in dirt for the cameras. These shovel-turning ceremonies used to occur all...

Wild LA listen Download

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Unless you go to school, or have kids who do, Labor Day isn't the marker of time here that it is in less summery places....

Villaraigosa, the Legacy Years listen Download

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Whenever you hear the media start talking about a politician's legacy, you know the end game has begun. Whether due to health, defeat or the...

Season of the Maps listen Download

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You're excused for feeling like the presidential campaign – the 2012 campaign -- has already gone on too long. Every four years seems to come...

Stadium Politics listen Download

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I was in Seattle last week and took the chance to do a little LA field research. Since the hottest local political issue here right...

Hollywood Sign as Icon listen Download

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Los Angeles has only a few structures that have survived long enough for most to agree they've reached the status of icon...

From Mulholland to Bean listen Download

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On the LA Observed website, this has been a summer for obituaries about talented people....