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Larry Altman is a veteran Southern California reporter who has been covering crime and court cases for three decades. He was named the Society of Professional Journalists' Distinguished Journalist in 2006.
Post date: 2019-02-06T09:55:34-08:00
According to a recent study, Los Angeles is failing when it comes to its trees. City leadership, the report said, places little value on its "urban forest," leaving it lacking in management and planning, and well behind in funding to plant new trees.
Post date: 2019-01-16T16:35:36-08:00
For Alexandra Syphon, wildfire is all about what fuels it. The chief scientist at Sage Underwriters, a homeowner’s insurance company, studies wildfire, how it relates to human land-use patterns, the climate and vegetation.
Post date: 2019-01-16T16:00:51-08:00
Burning nearly 97,000 acres in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, the Woolsey Fire that began Nov. 8 destroyed nearly 1,700 structures and killed three people. Almost 300,000 fled their homes.
Post date: 2019-01-15T15:42:29-08:00
The issues are not much different, pay increases, class sizes, and more resources. This time, experts say, something is different in the latest LAUSD teachers' strike, the first in 30 years.
Post date: 2018-12-27T11:51:05-08:00
In 2016, Nancy Paulikas, a 55-year-old retired computer engineer diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, became separated from her husband at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Post date: 2018-12-18T11:09:51-08:00
Their stories appeared on SoCal Connected in 2018. Here are the five stories to keep an eye on in the coming year.