Bernard Parks

Los Angeles City Councilman

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The turnout in LA City elections is falling fast—and next month might see the worst ever.

Is There a Cure for LA’s Flaky Voters?

The turnout in LA City elections is falling fast—and next month might see the worst ever.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Despite the Big One certainly being on the way, California has fallen way behind on the mapping of earthquake faults to prevent new building in the wrong places.

Can LA Survive the Next Big Earthquake?

Despite the Big One certainly being on the way, California has fallen way behind on the mapping of earthquake faults to prevent new building in the wrong places.

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Two years ago, LA Times columnist Steve Lopez reported on Ron Finley, a resident of South Los Angeles.

Can Guerilla Gardeners Transform Food Deserts?

Two years ago, LA Times columnist Steve Lopez reported on Ron Finley, a resident of South Los Angeles.

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