At the end of banquets and catered events, untouched food is often scraped from plates, tossed into dumpsters and dumped into landfills. In L.A. County alone, more than one million tons of food is dumped into area landfills.
Using information obtained in part through a public records act request, KCET has mapped all the crumb rubber fields at LAUSD schools, as well as parks under the auspices of the city and county of Los Angeles.
Two decades ago, the federal Department of Justice concluded that Los Angeles County provides inadequate suicide prevention and mental health services to mentally ill prisoners -- and the problem may not be much better today.
Elections in less than two months are the talk of two small Southern California communities where voters will decide the future of oil and gas drilling in their areas -- and the results could set the tone for other parts of the state.
| Photo: Mr. Littlehand/Flickr/Creative Commons License Los Angeles lost today in its effort to become the U.S. bidder to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, with the U.S. Olympic Committee choosing Boston instead. The four U.S. finalists were Boston, Los...
KCET's Award-Winning Weekly Series 'SOCAL CONNECTED' Gets Rare Access Into the "Gay Unit" of L.A. County Jail to Find a Culture of Support and Acceptance BURBANK, CALIF - December 11, 2014 - SOCAL CONNECTED, KCET's Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning...
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