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Catherine Mulholland: A Look Back

Catherine Mulholland passed away on July 6 at her home in Camarillo. She was the granddaughter of the legendary William Mulholland, the man who brought Los Angeles out of the desert and founded the water system which became the LA DWP.

Catherine Mulholland wrote a widely praised biography of her grandfather, William Mulholland and the Rise of Los Angeles, that refuted many of the myths that had grown up around his legacy. She spoke with Life & Times in 2001 about the real man behind the legend.

SoCal Rewind is an on-going series bringing you past reports on the issues of today. By drawing on KCET's extensive archive of Southern California news, culture and public affairs, we'll seek to inform current events by providing a little historical perspective, and maybe answer the question: Is there anything new under the SoCal sun?

 

 

 

 

 

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Who Killed Josiah?

A Humboldt town is polarized over allegations of racism and police incompetence surrounding the death of college student Josiah Lawson.

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Life In Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes

As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.

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Access Denied

An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.

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Born to Run

LA’s oldest youth running club fights to stay competitive in a local track and field scene that may be running out of steam.

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