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.

L.A. Sees Spike in Outbursts of Gun Violence

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20 Calif. Counties Scrap Electronic Vote Machines

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Phraselator Helps L.A. Police Communicate

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Uneasy Black-Latino Ties a Factor in Calif. Primary

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L.A. Police Union Fights New Financial Rules

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Late-Night Talk Returns, Most Without Writers

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California Law Outlaws RFID Implant Mandate

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Los Angeles Transit to Abandon Honor System

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After Decades of Neglect, LAX Gets a Facelift

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Calif. Launches Terrorist Drill 'Golden Guardian'

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Strike Worries Businesses Tied to Hollywood

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Luck Runs Out for Lake Arrowhead Residents

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California Conditions Are 'Worst-Case Scenario'

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L.A. Armenians Push for Genocide Resolution

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California Seeks School Sites Far from Freeway

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