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The Eastside Bicycle Club on a 35 mile Saturday evening ride with stops for tacos. Carlos Morales hide caption

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On A 'Tour De Tacos' With Los Angeles' Eastside Bike Club

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A typical midhike feast once hikers reach their destination. HaeRyun Kang/NPR hide caption

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Keeping Alive The Korean Love For Hiking, Thousands Of Miles From Korea

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Officer Ted Simola, a member of the LAPD mental evaluation unit, responds to a call in February. Maya Sugarman/KPCC hide caption

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LA Police Unit Intervenes To Get Mentally Ill Treatment, Not Jail Time

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Metropolitan Division officers finish another "rollback" operation. They searched the apartment of a paroled armed robber and gang member. These rollbacks are a cornerstone of the Metro Division's strategy of tracking people who may re-offend, and suppressing crime before it happens. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Nationwide Crime Spike Has Law Enforcement Retooling Its Approach

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A Philadelphia mural entitled You Go Girl by Jetsonorama and Ursula Rucker. This is just one of many murals that the city's Mural Arts Program helped to create. Steve Weinik/Courtesy of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program hide caption

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Los Angeles started offering a $3.75 rebate on every square foot of grass replaced with a drought-friendly landscape. The drought is a boost in business for local conservation entrepreneurs. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty hide caption

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California's Drought Makes It Rain Big Bucks For Local Businesses

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Supporters of Airbnb hold a rally outside City Hall, in New York. Cities throughout the country have been cracking down on the vacation rental site, prompting protests like these across the country. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Rental Rules In California Raise Questions About Who's Using Airbnb

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Allen Burnsworth, owner of Sit Means Sit Dog Training in Los Angeles, demonstrates how to fight off a dog attack with Flash, a trained 2-year-old Belgian Malinois. Allie Ferguson/NPR hide caption

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Helping Postal Workers Fend Off An Age-Old Problem: Dog Bites

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A woman walks past a memorial for some of the victims who are said to have died at the hands of the serial killer dubbed the "Grim Sleeper." Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Too Scared To Talk To Police, Stalker's Victims Open Up In 'Grim Sleeper'

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Los Angeles is trying out 100 of these new parking signs for six months. They're supposed to help streamline the current system. (See photo below.) Sam Sanders/NPR hide caption

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How Do You Like Los Angeles' New Parking Signs?

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Many of LA's Skid Row residents live in makeshift tents. Kelly McEvers hide caption

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Understanding Skid Row's Tensions After A Fatal Police Shooting

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An economist with the Rand Corporation argues that Los Angeles' fast-food ban failed because it merely blocked new construction or expansion of "stand-alone fast-food" restaurants in neighborhoods where that style of restaurant was uncommon to begin with. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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From Skid Row To Rome: The Story Of An Unusual Running Club

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