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An analysis of air quality and childhood asthma in Los Angeles found that kids' health improved when smog declined. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When LA's Air Got Better, Kids' Asthma Cases Dropped

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Christopher Darden, (left), is seen in Los Angeles County Superior Court with his now former client Eric Holder. Holder is accused of killing rapper Nipsey Hussle in March. Patrick T. Fallon/AP hide caption

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Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell, seen in Council Chambers in 2015, originally introduced the measure that requires city contractors to fully disclose any sponsorship of, or contract with, the NRA. The gun rights group is challenging the ordinance. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Relly Brown in their one-room apartment near Los Angeles' Koreatown. They were housed in a rapid rehousing program for the homeless that provides short-term rental vouchers for apartments. Brown now has to begin paying their own rent. Amy Ta/KCRW hide caption

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Rental Vouchers for L.A.'s Homeless Provide Short-Term Fix For Long-Term Problem

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The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agreed to pay $8 million to a teenager who was sexually abused by a teacher when she was 15 years old. Pictured here, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, the headquarters for the archdiocese, in 2013. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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A National Guardsman stands guard outside the ruins of the Northridge Meadows Apartments where 16 people died during the January 1994 earthquake that rocked Southern California. Since then, many of these kinds of apartments have been retrofitted to withstand a large quake. TIM CLARY/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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25 Years After The Northridge Earthquake, Is LA Ready For The Big One?

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Lawyer Patricia Ortiz meets with Rosa, an immigrant from El Salvador, at the Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project offices in Los Angeles to discuss her asylum case. David Wagner/KPCC hide caption

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Asylum-Seekers In California Wait For Their Day In Immigration Court

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Bryan and Helen Lopez (left) had been living in their car before they moved in with Marlene and Michael Rapkin in September. As part of Host Home Program in Los Angeles, the plan was to stay with the Rapkins for about three months, but they are staying longer. "We're open to extend it as long as they're committed to doing what they're doing, which they are," Marlene says. Liz Kuball for NPR hide caption

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To Help The Homeless, Some In LA Are Giving Them A Place To Stay

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Rep.-elect Andy Levin, D-Mich. (left); Rep.-elect Veronica Escobar, D-Texas (center); and Rep.-elect Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, talk following a photo of the incoming members of Congress on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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It's dorm life for adults: A PodShare co-living building in Venice Beach, Calif., where dorm beds go for about $1,400 per month with shared kitchens and bathrooms. Courtesy PodShare hide caption

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Can't Find An Affordable Home? Try Living In A Pod

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Patrick Torres, Erik Miron, Bergen Moore of the Vignes Rooftop Revival on the way to a gig in downtown Los Angeles. Jeremy Copeland/freelance hide caption

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One Band's Key Instrument: Wheels

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