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Isabel Rojas-Williams is on a Mission to Save L.A.’s Street Art

L.A. is considered the mural capital of the world and Rojas is its chief curator

The Lonely Business of Saving Comedians

Iranian-born Jamie Masada moved to L.A. as a teen to become famous for being funny. He’s been serious about looking out for comedians ever since

Guillermo Uribe on the “Gentefication” of East L.A.

With Boyle Heights real estate on the rise, the local bar owner focuses on preserving the neighborhood’s flavor

Good Rep: Ted Lieu’s Bid to Take the House

State senator Ted Lieu is betting it all on being a congressman

Steve Soboroff’s New Beat: Improving the LAPD’s Image

A Q&A with the president of the Los Angeles Police Commission

Sink or Swim: Colonel Kimberly Colloton’s Vision For the L.A. River

The new L.A. head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers goes with the flow

Aja Brown: Compton is The New Brooklyn

The Hub City's new 31-year-old mayor on why Compton's ready for a renaissance and what she's doing to make it happen

Bruce Katz: L.A. Is Coming Into Its Own

In a new book, Bruce Katz argues that city governments can solve problems the federal government today cannot. Curious what he had to say about Los Angeles, we called his Washington D.C. office to find out.

Seed Is Good: How Ron Finley is Changing South L.A. One “Gangsta” Garden at a Time

Guerrilla gardener Ron Finley has transformed South L.A.’s “food desert” into an organic oasis—and a growing movement