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

    Tuesday Apr 5 | National Public Radio

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


  2. Knife Purportedly Found At O.J. Simpson's Former Home Is Not Murder WeaponRead the original story

    Friday Apr 1 | National Public Radio

    Los Angeles Police Capt. Andy Neiman announced in March that a knife possibly linked to the murder of O.J. Simpson's ex-wife was undergoing forensic tests.


  3. Malware Attacks On Hospitals Put Patients At RiskRead the original story

    Friday Apr 1 | National Public Radio

    The first sign seems innocuous enough if you don't know what you're looking at: files in the computer appear as decrypt.html, or decrypt.txt instead of their usual names. Then, you click.


  4. LA Police Testing Knife Allegedly Found On O.J. Simpson's Old PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The Los Angeles Police Department is currently testing a knife that was allegedly discovered years ago at the former home of O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted in the 1994 murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. Capt.


  5. A Bridge To Hollywood Legend: Saying Farewell To The Sixth Street ViaductRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The crumbling Sixth Street Viaduct, which has appeared in scores of Hollywood productions, is being demolished due to safety concerns. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption The crumbling Sixth Street Viaduct, which has appeared in scores of Hollywood productions, is being demolished due to safety concerns.


  6. What Musical Family Has The Oscars On Lock? Hello, Newmans.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Louis Armstrong and Barbra Streisand have a laugh on the set of Hello, Dolly! The 1969 musical comedy won an Oscar for its score, co-composed by Lionel Newman. This story was inspired by a question at an insanely hard Oscars trivia night in Los Angeles last year: Which family has the most Oscar nominations? At the time, I had no idea, but the extremely smart people I was playing with knew immediately.


  7. DJ Dahi: Making The Move From Bass Line To Top BillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | National Public Radio

    "You can learn everything on YouTube now," says DJ Dahi grinning like that's his secret. He's sitting at the main console of his recording studio in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles.


  8. 'I Do Like To Stare': Catherine Opie On Her Portraits Of Modern AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Catherine Opie has generally avoided commercial photography, so she isn't as famous as Richard Avedon or Annie Leibovitz. But at least one curator is convinced her photos will be era-defining.


  9. Portraits Of L.A.'s Female Artists Send A Powerful Message: 'You Are Here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Nineteen portraits from Rebecca Campbell 's ongoing series are on display at the L.A. Louver. She says she portrays female artists "who are serious, diligent, hard working and good at what they do."


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. Kathleen Kennedy: From Standing In Line To See 'Star Wars' To Producing It HerselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy is aware that all of her film mentors have been men. "Part of my responsibility is I need to bring other women along," she says.


  13. 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.


  14. Corinthian Misled Students On Job Placement, Investigation FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | National Public Radio

    In yet another episode in the ongoing investigations of for-profit colleges , the U.S. Department of Education and California's attorney general say Corinthian Colleges consistently misled students enrolled at two campuses about their chances of getting a job. The findings refer to Corinthian's Everest and Wyotech campuses in California as well as Everest online programs, based in Florida. 1 comment

  15. 'Made To Kill' Is Pulp Pastiche That Hits The TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | National Public Radio

    What if Raymond Chandler had written science fiction? The premise behind Adam Christopher's latest novel, Made to Kill , is as simple as that. That said, he milks that idea for all it's worth.


  16. The Life And Death Of Tower Records, RevisitedRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | National Public Radio

    On top of the world: Tower Records founder Russ Solomon above his Sacramento, Calif., store in 1989. Courtesy of All Things Must Pass hide caption These days, virtually every type of music imaginable is at our fingertips nearly anytime, anywhere.


  17. Roundup: Some Of The Best Writing On Viola Davis's Emmy WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Viola Davis accepts the Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for How to Get Away With Murder at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Phil McCarten/Invision for the Television Academy hide caption Viola Davis accepts the Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for How to Get Away With Murder at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles.


  18. The Broad Museum Is A Contemporary Art Collector's Gift To Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | National Public Radio

    The Broad Museum, on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, opens Sunday. Admission is free.


  19. Immigration Officials Arrest 50 Suspected Of Human Rights ViolationsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Fifty foreign nationals have been arrested in several cities across the U.S. in raids this week by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement on suspicion of human rights violations. ICE says the " Operation No Safe Haven II " involved arrests in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, St. Paul and Washington.


  20. What Right Do Muralists Have To The Buildings They Paint On?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | National Public Radio

    It took artist Katherine Craig about a year to create her nine-story mural on 2937 E. Grand Blvd. in Detroit. Most people who drive around the city have seen it - one side of the Albert Kahn - designed building is covered in a blanket of electric blue, and a flowing waterfall of multicolored paint splatters descend from the roof line.


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