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All City Jazz Band Members on Stage at the Playboy Jazz Festival
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How L.A. Teens Became Regulars at One of the Great Jazz Showcases

For eight years, a talented group of public high school students has shared the stage of the Playboy Jazz Festival with the greatest names in jazz. Known as the All City Jazz Band, the 20 – member ensemble are led by Tony White and Dr. JB Dyas.
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Endangered Little Airports: The Decline of Aviation in Southern California

Eight small airports have closed in the last 11 years in California but what is slowing the interest in aviation? 
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Star Trek Voyager Actor Gets Celestial at Griffith Observatory

Tim Russ talks about his role on Voyager, his love of astronomy and whether aliens have been looking back at him through their telescopes
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Downtown L.A. Distillery Delivers Spirits and Sustainability

Thanks to a recent law that eases sales restrictions, Greenbar Distillery has been able to expand their lineup, turn themselves into a social venue and get customers to plant more than 600,000 trees throughout the Central America rainforests
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Trained Falcons Keep Birds Out of the Trash

Landfills are required by law to scare birds away which is why they hire falconers like Joe Suffredini. Raptors work better than mechanical bird abatement techniques.
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The Business of Beneficial Bugs

Profile of Jan Dietrick and Ron Whitehurst, the two owners of the Rincon-Vitova Insectary. The Ventura, Calif.-based business breeds bugs for commercial clients that want to minimize their chemical pesticide usage.
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