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Off-Ramp for December 2, 2006

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Cello Fellow

If you live in Los Angeles, you might have seen the L.A. Philharmonic's banners around town. They read: 106 strong. Cellist Ben Hong is one of those members and what's more, he races motorbikes. Queena Kim met Hong at Disney Hall.
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The List

Writer Jesse Katz talks to John Rabe about the lesser-known names from Los Angeles Magazine's list of the city's most influential people.
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Crime Buster

Off-Ramp commentator Mimi Pond and her Barney Fife moment.

Crime Buster: The Chase

Mimi Pond tells us how she - and a rainbow coalition of amateur crime stoppers - chased down a mugger.

Crime Buster: The Finale

Mimi Pond fingers the perp.
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How Great Art Thou

John Rabe interviews sculptor and recycler Joel Morrison, another artist at the 2006 California Biennial.
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Road to Hollywood

In her public art project, artist Erika Rothenberg set out to show that "The Road to Hollywood" is paved by luck.
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Blade II

John Rabe takes a spin at the outdoor ice skating rink in downtown Los Angeles with Garment and Citizen editor Jerry Sullivan.

Wining and Dining

The wine guys are back! This time, John Rabe asks the co-owners of the Silverlake Wine: How do you select wine for a dinner party?

Bozo The Bling-Bling Clown

Humorist Hank Rosenfeld runs into Bozo the Clown in the parking lot of a Wilshire Blvd. High Rise.

Call Sheet

The Call Sheet gang tells us whether Tom Green will sink or swim in the World Wide Web.

Reporter's Roundtable

KPCC reporter Frank Stoltze goes to New York for a seminar just as the city goes through a controversial police shooting. He'll talk with John about how the NYPD is handling it.
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WEB EXTRA: A Year-Round Winter Wonderland

The Tropical Ice Gardens, Westwood Village, 1939. This outdoor rink was open from 1938 to 1949, billed as the world's only year-round outdoor rink. (Credit: LA Public Library)

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