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Sex Education Gets Legal

Joy Hahn
Contributor

Sex education is not standardized in classrooms across the United States, but research shows that whether it’s taught effectively, if at all, can have a strong impact on young people’s health and drastically change their lives. 

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No Shelter: San Pedro's Tiny Houses

Tiny houses cause big problems in San Pedro.

Kevin Walker
Contributor

Homelessness in Los Angeles County is up 12 percent since 2013, with a total homeless population between 40,000 and 45,000. 

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Going Beyond Your Limits With Arm Balancing

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Dale Chong
Associate Arts + Culture Editor

Find out what this challenging practice in yoga is really like. 

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Los Angeles City Council Delays Vote On $31 Million Body Camera, Stun Gun Contract

Sgt. Dan Gomez of the LAPD Tactical Technology Section demos a body cam on Wed., Nov. 25, 2015. (Whitney Ashton/Annenberg Media)

Whitney Ashton
Contributor

The Los Angeles City Council delayed a vote Wednesday on a five-year, $31 million contract between the LAPD and Taser International Inc., for body cameras and stun guns. 

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MADE by DWC: Shop To Stop Homelessness

Joy Hahn
Contributor

The Downtown Women’s Center helps tackle homelessness on Skid Row in Los Angeles.

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Hundreds Gather to Pay Respects to Slain Downey Police Officer

An officer salutes Downey Police Officer Ricardo Galvez's American flag-draped casket. (Photo Courtesy of Los Angeles Times)

Whitney Ashton
Contributor

Officers and mourners gathered in downtown Los Angeles for the funeral of slain Downey police officer Ricardo Galvez.

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Fans React to Kobe Bryant’s Retirement Announcement

Ruoran Wang
Contributor

Kobe Bryant officially announced his retirement at the end of the current season. 

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Community Group Stages Event To Protest Evictions

“If we can’t have Thanksgiving in our own homes, we’re gonna come here," organizer Peter Kuhns said.

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Three Arrested in Murder of Downey Police Officer

Downey Police Officer Ricardo Galvez was shot and killed in the police parking lot during a "botched robbery attempt."

Whitney Ashton
Contributor

Three people were taken into custody following the shooting death of Downey Police Officer Ricardo Galvez. 

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Occidental College Students Occupy Building Until President Resigns

Students sleep, eat, and study in administrative building at Occidental College refusing to leave until the president resigns.

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