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He bridged cultural divides and saved the sharks: Jonathan Gold's brother remembers his impact

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Fri, 07/27/2018 - 1:01pm

Los Angeles is a very difficult place to understand. Cultural anthropologists write peer-reviewed journal articles and books about how our city is unique in its topography, microclimates, biodiversity, cultural and economic diversity, as well as its combination of urban sprawl and extreme density.

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The area around Rocky Flats nuclear plant may soon open to the public — and some say that's a disaster in the making

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 2:08pm

After bumping his truck up a steep rise, David Lucas got out and looked over a sea of green hills rolling toward the austere peaks of the Rocky Mountains.

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State approves $2.7 billion for water storage projects

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 9:59am

A state commission on Tuesday approved $2.7 billion in funding for a variety of water storage projects across California, but the money doesn’t guarantee that any of them will be built.

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They don’t own homes. They don't have kids. Why millennials are plant addicts

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 5:35pm

Ten months ago, Tommy Engström quit his job in ad sales, packed up his Chicago apartment and drove to Los Angeles.

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California vs. Trump ‘will be a giant case’ over air rules, could end up in Supreme Court

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 5:35pm

California and like-minded states are girding for a legal battle with the Trump administration on whether those states have gone too far in controlling greenhouse gases from automobiles, a prospective case that legal scholars say — barring a last-minute settlement — is sure to reach the U.S. Supreme Court.