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.

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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Two Elderly Women Arrested in Deadly Scam

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California Leaders Cool to Bush's Guard Plan

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Gang Leader Shot to Death on Road to Reform

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A Valet Parking Pioneer's Decades of Service

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