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.

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

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Racial Brawls at L.A.'s Jefferson High

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Racial Tensions Overheat at L.A. High School

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Election of Latino Mayor Marks Shift in L.A. Politics

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Racial Tension at Los Angeles High School

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Disneyland Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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Bus Showdown: New York vs. Los Angeles

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Crips Founder Seeks 'Redemption' on Death Row

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Death Row Inmate and Nobel Nominee Stanley Williams

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Los Angeles Catholics Mourn the Pope

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California Mulls Decisions on Comatose Prisoners

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'Million Dollar' Night for Eastwood, Swank, Freeman

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Grammys Pay Final Reward to 'Genius' of Charles

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FBI Investigates LAPD Shooting Death of Teen

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