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Members of Crosswalk Collective LA have taken it upon themselves to paint crosswalks in the city. “If our city won’t keep us safe, we will keep us safe,” they tweeted.

DIY crosswalks pop-up in East Hollywood. Who’s behind them?

Members of Crosswalk Collective LA have taken it upon themselves to paint crosswalks in the city. “If our city won’t keep us safe, we will keep us safe,” they tweeted.

from Greater LA

Under current rules, at least two-thirds of LAUSD tenth graders are not on track to graduate in 2017.

LAUSD Considers Lowering Student Standards

Under current rules, at least two-thirds of LAUSD tenth graders are not on track to graduate in 2017.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s an election on Tuesday, in case you didn’t know. And believe it or not, races for L.A.

Money Pours into Tuesday's School Board Race

There’s an election on Tuesday, in case you didn’t know. And believe it or not, races for L.A.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Scientists are checking LA sewage for coronavirus. As fewer people report test results, health officials say the data helps them see what’s next with the pandemic.

from Greater LA

The redevelopment of the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts will more than double its size and is expected to show what decent public housing could be.

from Greater LA

Fingerboards, the palm-sized skateboards you steer with your fingers, are tokens of 1990s nostalgia that’s gaining interest among a new generation of riders.

from Greater LA

Rates of domestic violence have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The United Nations declared the rise as a “ shadow pandemic .”

from Greater LA

Journalist Jori Lewis weaves together the history of the peanut from its beginnings in Bolivia, to cultivation in Senegal, and its ties to slavery.

from Good Food