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.

Chaos Clouds New Orleans Housing Market

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Beignets Are Back at Landmark New Orleans Cafe

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Amid Progress, Thousands Remain in Gulf Shelters

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Katrina Evacuees Face Shelter Closures

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O.J. Simpson Verdict Leaves Lasting Legacy

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Low-Cost Medical Care in Mexico Under Scrutiny

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Relocated Children Make Home in Houston

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A Gator on the Loose in Southern California

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A Deadly Year for the City of Compton

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Decades After L.A. Riots, Watts Still Suffers

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Cracking Down on Oakland's Auto 'Sideshows'

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Newton Group Stakes Claim to 'Burn'

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SWAT History a Series of Highs, Lows in L.A.

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