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XOTX Tropico Nursery, founded in 1988, is a haven for endangered plant life. But now it’s endangered itself. The owner is required to vacate the nursery by December 30.

Housing development uproots ‘botanical museum’ in West Hollywood

XOTX Tropico Nursery, founded in 1988, is a haven for endangered plant life. But now it’s endangered itself. The owner is required to vacate the nursery by December 30.

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Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.

Why UC admission rates have plummeted, and what stressed families can do

Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass sits on the House Judiciary Committee, which held its first impeachment hearing on Wednesday.

How Rep. Karen Bass sees impeachment playing out

California Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass sits on the House Judiciary Committee, which held its first impeachment hearing on Wednesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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