Olivia Katrandjian

Retro Report

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Reporter for Retro Report, a weekly video documentary series that examines major news stories from the past and explores what has happened since; co-producer of the documentary SWAT: Mission Creep

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The militarization of local police was a major reason for massive protests last month after Michael Brown was shot by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

SWAT’s LA Roots

The militarization of local police was a major reason for massive protests last month after Michael Brown was shot by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

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The Biden administration is offering four free antigen COVID tests to each household in the U.S., and signups open today. Test results are available within 30 minutes.

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SoCal water agencies are investing in cloud seeding programs to squeeze more moisture out of their winter storms. But playing rain god has risks and limitations.

from Greater LA

Amid the winter COVID surge, Long Beach, Alhambra, and Burbank districts resumed classes on Monday, and LA public schools will restart next Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With Omicron, many offices resemble ghost towns again, and questions emerge about the future of in-person work. It’s especially true in Culver City.

from Greater LA

California is losing its leadership position in the effort to mitigate climate change, and politics and other disasters may be to blame, according to a state lawmaker.

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Marine Mammal Care Center LA has survived struggles and the pandemic as it cares for injured sea life. Now the center has reopened to the public.

from Greater LA

More than 700 people face federal charges for storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Diablo Canyon is supposed to start closing in a few years, but a Stanford-MIT report says keeping it open would help California transition to clean energy more cheaply and cleanly.

from Greater LA

LAUSD requires students and staff to submit a COVID test before returning to school on Tuesday. More than 60,000 have tested positive, and that has parents worried.

from Greater LA