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10 (Free) Ways to Use the L.A. Public Library While Actual Libraries Are Closed

Free newspaper subscriptions, movie streaming services, language lessons, and more are just a click away

Ivory Freeman Gives Hope—and Prom Dresses—to L.A.’s Underserved Girls

The founder of the Bessie Morris Foundation teaches leadership skills to inner-city kids
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The Takeover Artist

John Deasy is either visionary or delusional, a savior or a Soviet era-throwback. But as head of L.A.’s schools, he has one of the toughest jobs in America
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Trump Administration Abruptly Cancels Visas of Elite Iranian Grad Students

Students, many headed for the University of California system, were sent home without warning
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Little Steven Van Zandt Joined the L.A. Teachers Strike Wednesday Morning

The E Street Band legend and Sopranos star demonstrated in solidarity with L.A. educators

The Short Stack: The Los Angeles Week in Review

September 30 – October 3, 2014
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USC’s Board of Trustees Is Adopting Reforms. Will the Changes Be Enough to Stop the Scandals?

The trustees say they want to be more transparent, even as they withhold reports on gynecologist George Tyndall’s alleged abuse