Thomas Curwen

LA Times staff writer

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Nearly 59,000 people live on the streets of L.A. County, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

What it's like transitioning from homelessness to housing

Nearly 59,000 people live on the streets of L.A. County, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The view from the beach in Santa Barbara is not pristine. Dotting the horizon are nearly two dozen oil rigs. They’ve been there for decades. Most locals hate them.

Some environmentalists want Santa Barbara decommissioned oil rigs to stay

The view from the beach in Santa Barbara is not pristine. Dotting the horizon are nearly two dozen oil rigs. They’ve been there for decades. Most locals hate them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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