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The Special Olympics World Games and Host Town Program

The Special Olympics World Games and Host Town Program

This week L.A. Letters celebrates the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, spotlights the event's history through the lens of a local family, and previews the Host Towns program whic ...
L.A. River Habitat Restoration: Where Will the Money Come From?

L.A. River Habitat Restoration: Where Will the Money Come From?

The recommended plan offers two options -- it would have the city cost-sharing the project at 88% or 73%, possibly leaving the city to shoulder more than $1.18-billion of the cost. ...
$1.3 Billion L.A. River Habitat Restoration Plan Unanimously Approved in D.C.

$1.3 Billion L.A. River Habitat Restoration Plan Unanimously Approved in D.C.

The $1.3 billion river habitat restoration plan was unanimously approved this morning by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C.
The Tragedy and the Man That Made L.A. TV

The Tragedy and the Man That Made L.A. TV

TV really wasn't essential, that is until the evening of April 8, 1949. What viewers saw the following day changed what watching meant.
Malibu Lagoon Project Shows Improved Water Quality and Smell

Malibu Lagoon Project Shows Improved Water Quality and Smell

Two years after opening, a report shows that the lagoon has highly improved water quality and oxygen flow, and increased wildlife.
The Strindberg Laboratory: Skid Row Actors Reshape L.A. through Theater

The Strindberg Laboratory: Skid Row Actors Reshape L.A. through Theater

Who gets to fly in L.A. and who is destined to live forever on the ground, without any opportunities to rise up? Since its establishment in 2012, the delightfully unorthodox L.A. t ...
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