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.

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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Schwarzenegger Takes Heat over Magazine Contract

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Autopsy Confirms L.A. Police Bullet Killed Toddler

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New School in L.A. Is First in 35 Years

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Ry Cooder Digs Through 'Chavez Ravine'

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'Rize': Dancing Above L.A.'s Mean Streets

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Racial Brawls at L.A.'s Jefferson High

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