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  1. At TV Press Tour, Actors And Producers Of Color Speak Of Hollywood StrugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | National Public Radio

    Ask star and co-creator Issa Rae about the many times the word "nigga" surfaces in her new HBO comedy Insecure - a wonderfully unassuming comedy about the life of a sometimes-awkward young black woman in Los Angeles - and she's got a simple answer. "I understand that people have strong feelings about the use and non-use of the n-word," said Rae, whose character in Insecure comes off like a thinly veiled version of herself - just like the woman she played in the online series which first made her a media star, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl .


  2. Bernie Sanders, Party Crasher: Notes On The [Looming] End Of A CampaignRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Sen. Bernie Sanders reaches out to supporters after speaking at a get out the vote canvass launch at the City College of San Francisco ahead of last week's California primary. Three days ahead of California's Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders made several appearances in Southern California before headlining a rally in San Diego.


  3. How All Those Other States Spoiled California's Primary StoryRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | National Public Radio

    In 1992, candidate Bill Clinton, seen here in Los Angeles a few days before California's primary, surprised some people by defeating former California Gov. Jerry Brown. Even if Brown had won the state, though, Clinton would have had more delegates.


  4. Hollywood Jet Gives Fearful Fliers The Courage To SoarRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Ron Nielsen, a retired airline pilot, tells his class of fearful fliers in Southern California that crying can be a useful emotional release. If that's what they need to do, he tells them, "let 'er rip!" Courtesy of Air Hollywood hide caption Ron Nielsen, a retired airline pilot, tells his class of fearful fliers in Southern California that crying can be a useful emotional release.


  5. California Governor Makes Some Water Restrictions PermanentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | National Public Radio

    A view of downtown Los Angeles as seen from Hollywood in November 2015. California faces permanent water restrictions, ordered Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown, in its fifth year of drought.


  6. How Starbucks Got Tangled Up In LA's Homelessness CrisisRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | National Public Radio

    A Starbucks coffee in Santa Monica, Calif. With no other place to go, many of Los Angeles' homeless end up at the chain's outlets - to the consternation of some employees.


  7. The Family-Run Thai Market That Feeds L.A.'s Eclectic Food SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Opened in 1972, Bangkok Market was the first Thai food grocer in Los Angeles. It became a de facto community center, and a magnet for both Asian immigrants and chefs looking for rare ingredients.


  8. Before Hollywood, The Oil Industry Made LARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The Mesa oil field in Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1935. Edward Doheny discovered oil under a private residence in 1892.


  9. On 'Portrait Of An American Singer,' Tennessee Ernie Ford's Early Songs ShineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Tennessee Ernie Ford, circa 1950. At the beginning of his career, Ford championed other people's records as a radio announcer in the greater Los Angeles area.


  10. Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Haskell Wexler Dies At Age 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Cinematographer Haskell Wexler poses at the 2015 IDA Documentary Awards at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption Haskell Wexler, one of Hollywood's most famous and honored cinematographers and one whose innovative approach helped him win Oscars for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and the Woody Guthrie biopic Bound for Glory , died Sunday.


  11. From Pocket Lining To Jeans, A Niche Means Survival In LA FashionRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Los Angeles is a region better known for Hollywood, but it actually has more manufacturing jobs than any other metro area in the U.S. Of the more than half-million manufacturing jobs in the region, about 50,000 of them are in the garment industry. Fashion is a big part of LA's identity, and you feel it in the Fashion District downtown.


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