Mandalit del Barco As an arts correspondent based at NPR West, Mandalit del Barco reports and produces stories about film, television, music, visual arts, dance and other topics.

Los Angeles Cracks Down on Gangs, Once Again

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Guatemalans in U.S. Face Deportation Threat

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Los Angeles Cracks Down on Gangs

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French Police Aid Security at Golden Globes

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Beckham Signs Deal to Play for L.A. Galaxy of MLS

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Laughter Yoga: Relaxing, If a Bit Kooky

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Ending Delays, L.A. Police Finally Get Car Cameras

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Jury Convicts Elderly California Driver of Manslaughter

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Vietnamese Americans Aren't Ready to Forget Past

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Grief, and Warmth, Among Soldiers' Families in Puerto Rico

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Microsoft Plant Gives Puerto Rico a Lift

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Iraq War Hits Close to Home in Puerto Rico

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L.A. Street Gangs Join Forces for Hip-Hop CD

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California's 'Day Fire' Keeps Burning -- and Costing

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Palms Fading from Los Angeles Landscape

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