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On Thursday, the City of Lancaster in the Antelope Valley issued a vote of no confidence in Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LADPH).

On Thursday, the City of Lancaster in the Antelope Valley issued a vote of no confidence in Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LADPH).

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How remote education and playground closures are affecting children’s mental health

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Latinos in San Fernando Valley have high COVID rates due to essential jobs, overcrowding and more

“We have residents in the area that ... work at grocery stores, perform industrial jobs that increase their exposure to the coronavirus.

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Kelly Browne never knew she grew up near the second-largest gas storage facility in the country. But after it suffered a blowout, she began seeing its effects everywhere.

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Ken White and Josh Barro talk about the pardon for Michael Flynn.

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Between March and July, California released 3,500 incarcerated people in response to the pandemic.

COVID-19 in California prisons: Who gets to go home early?

Between March and July, California released 3,500 incarcerated people in response to the pandemic.

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Katie Porter talks about the prospect of another coronavirus relief package, the CDC’s performance, what President-elect Biden must do about health care, and why many of her Democratic…

Rep. Katie Porter on economic relief during pandemic, CDC’s performance, health care and Biden

Katie Porter talks about the prospect of another coronavirus relief package, the CDC’s performance, what President-elect Biden must do about health care, and why many of her Democratic…

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LA’s real estate market is a little confounding right now.

Rent drops in LA but rises in Inland Empire. Median home price in California hits record

LA’s real estate market is a little confounding right now.

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Emmanuel Acho’s new book, “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” is based on a video series in which he sits down with people, many of them white, to discuss race in the U.S.

Former NFL player Emmanuel Acho on ‘Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man’

Emmanuel Acho’s new book, “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” is based on a video series in which he sits down with people, many of them white, to discuss race in the U.S.

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Are you willing to watch 130 minutes of unfounded self-delight for four minutes of terrific song and dance? Then "The Prom" is the film for you.

A show-stopper in a non-starter

Are you willing to watch 130 minutes of unfounded self-delight for four minutes of terrific song and dance? Then "The Prom" is the film for you.

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Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson visits the Torrance Farmers’ Market where she talks to Johnny Lee, chef/owner of Pearl River Deli in Chinatown.

Nuts about macadamias and kakigōri at the Torrance Farmers’ Market

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson visits the Torrance Farmers’ Market where she talks to Johnny Lee, chef/owner of Pearl River Deli in Chinatown.

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Found Oyster in East Hollywood opened last November with the intention of customers easily dropping in for a cup of chowder, a beautiful grilled branzino, served with a Coors Banquet…

‘In the Weeds’ with Ari Kolander of Found Oyster

Found Oyster in East Hollywood opened last November with the intention of customers easily dropping in for a cup of chowder, a beautiful grilled branzino, served with a Coors Banquet…

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Red Sands is the third in a series of books on Central Asia by travel writer and journalist, Caroline Eden.

Using food as a passport to travel to Central Asia

Red Sands is the third in a series of books on Central Asia by travel writer and journalist, Caroline Eden.

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The pandemic had many people finding their way back to their kitchen this year.

Gifting the best cookbooks of 2020

The pandemic had many people finding their way back to their kitchen this year.

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Takeaway is the flagship series of Somekind Press .

Take Away: crowdfunding to publish cookbooks from LA’s favorite restaurants

Takeaway is the flagship series of Somekind Press .

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Yotam Ottolenghi collaborates with Ixta Belfrage from the Ottolenghi Test Kitchen on his latest cookbook, “ Flavor ,” which he describes as everything he’s learned about vegetables in…

Giving vegetables the Ottolenghi treatment in ‘Flavor’

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Keli Goff, Margaret Hoover and Christine Emba talk about the politicians caught up in embarrassing pandemic scandals at the exact moment they are asking the public for more cooperation…

Caught with their masks down

Keli Goff, Margaret Hoover and Christine Emba talk about the politicians caught up in embarrassing pandemic scandals at the exact moment they are asking the public for more cooperation…

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Many of us discovered our kitchens this year and have new skills, but even if you’re a new home cook, there are several recipes you can make that the gift receiver will appreciate.

DIY holiday gifts: Dog biscuits, bread and butter, jars of condiments and toasted sugar

Many of us discovered our kitchens this year and have new skills, but even if you’re a new home cook, there are several recipes you can make that the gift receiver will appreciate.

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Critics review “Mank,” which follows alcoholic screenwriter Herman J.

‘Nomadland’ is a modern day 'Grapes of Wrath,’ says critic

Critics review “Mank,” which follows alcoholic screenwriter Herman J.

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Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a new regional stay-at-home order. California has averaged more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases per day over the past week.

What Gov. Newsom's regional lockdown means for LA and the rest of Southern California

Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a new regional stay-at-home order. California has averaged more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases per day over the past week.

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WarnerMedia announced all 17 of its 2021 Warner Bros. movies would debut in theaters and stream on HBOMax at the same time.

Warner Bros. sends entire slate of 17 movies to HBOMax in 2021

WarnerMedia announced all 17 of its 2021 Warner Bros. movies would debut in theaters and stream on HBOMax at the same time.

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Californians will soon be under yet another series of strict restrictions limiting travel, in-person shopping and other business activities — this time it all hinges on the level of…

Newsom orders sweeping new restrictions as the coronavirus rages across California

Californians will soon be under yet another series of strict restrictions limiting travel, in-person shopping and other business activities — this time it all hinges on the level of…

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Maral’s richly psychedelic electronic music draws on influences near and far. Her session for KCRW’s Private Playlist moves from Nico to Iranian classical music and beyond.

Private Playlist: Maral shares music that creates its own unique world

Maral’s richly psychedelic electronic music draws on influences near and far. Her session for KCRW’s Private Playlist moves from Nico to Iranian classical music and beyond.

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