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  • Street Conversations With the Broken-Down Brigade

    Street Conversations With the Broken-Down Brigade
    He's in a wheelchair, ducking behind a trash can. I step forward to see if he's OK and inadvertently scare him.
  • Offering Compassion, Not a Cure

    Offering Compassion, Not a Cure
    There is no such thing as skid row disease. But if there were, Lonnie Whitaker, 49, would have it bad. He hobbles into the office of Dr. Dennis Bleakley, lowers himself onto a chair and goes through the long list of what ails him. He has seizures, tested...

    Monterrey U.S.A.

    When the Kentucky-based Yum Corp. was looking for a city in Mexico in which to open a Taco Bell, it must have figured it couldn't go wrong with this ultramodern, hyper-Americanized metropolis 125 miles from the Texas border in the northern Mexican state...

    From the Stacks – 'Facts You Should Know About California'

    Since March, when I examined Louis Adamic’s “The Truth About Los Angeles,” I have been hunting the other pamphlets he wrote for E. Haldeman-Julius. A box of a dozen musty tracts arrived Friday, courtesy of EBay, and I immediately dug...

    Los Angeles County says it will reopen some beach restrooms early [Updated]

    While trying to quell a furor over the cleanliness of Los Angeles County's beach restrooms, officials on Thursday moved to resolve a different problem, saying they would reopen seven restrooms as early as 7 a.m. beginning Saturday. Some restrooms this...