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.

For Some Pilots, Home Is An LAX Parking Lot

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California Ballot Measure Targets Illegal Immigrants

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Flu Disrupts Calexico's Cinco De Mayo Celebrations

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For Some Calif. Students, Virus Hits Home

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Critics Decry Naming Of LAPD Building For Ex-Chief

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Mexican-Americans Count On Obama To Connect

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L.A. Nuns Pray For Pumpkin Bread Salvation

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Jury Convicts Music Producer Phil Spector Of Murder

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Ethnic Outlets Survive In Sinking Media Market

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Sales Offer Consumers An Out If Hard Times Hit

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Joblessness Becomes A Way Of Life In Calif. Town

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In L.A., Staying Chic Without A Paycheck

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Inspirational Movies Win Big At Oscars

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Gardeners, Housekeepers Feeling Economic Pinch

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L.A. Officials Destroy Notorious Gang Headquarters

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