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.

McCain Hits Celebrity Circuit As Democrats Convene

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Oil Expansion Plans In L.A. Rile Residents

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L.A. Peacemaker Darren 'Bo' Taylor Dies At 42

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Joe Wambaugh: The Writer Who Redefined LAPD

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Nervous IndyMac Customers Seek To Pull Funds

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Lessons Learned from Santa Barbara Spill

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Feds Aim to Dismantle L.A.'s 18th Street Gang

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FBI Cracks Down on Gangs at L.A.'s MacArthur Park

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L.A. Drivers Ditch Cars for Subway

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L.A. SWAT Unit on Verge of Accepting First Woman

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Jury to Decide Fate of 'Black Widows'

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Navy SEAL Killed in Iraq Receives Medal of Honor

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Pin-Up Queen Turns Hollywood Mayor Race Pink

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Controversial Math Method Infiltrates L.A. Schools

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South L.A. Gang Violence Claims Young Victims

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