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.

Jury Convicts Elderly California Driver of Manslaughter

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

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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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Teams Track Fugitive Immigrants for Deportation

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Los Angeles Waits to Learn Fate of King Drew Hospital

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Elderly Driver Faces Trial for 2003 Deaths

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100-Degree Heat Forces Blackouts in California

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Arrests Made in Fresno Gang-Rape of Girl, 11

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An Ice Age Snapshot, Preserved in L.A. Goo

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DNA Testing Used in U.S. Immigration Cases

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Drinking to Soccer, from Coast to Coast

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Cruz Bustamante's Campaign Plan? Losing to Win

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