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PHOTOS: LA County Sheriffs through the years

Commentator Marc Haefele considers Sheriff Baca's odd and sudden departure, and we look at other colorful sheriffs in LA County's past.
The Bristlecone's Fate - AudioVision Ep. 3
The oldest living things on Earth are in California: the bristlecone pine trees of the White Mountains. What's happening to them tells us something about climate change.

Want a date? Learn to make classic cocktails!

John Rabe takes the Crawford Family Forum on the road and learns lessons about the classic cocktail trend (it came late to LA) and how to make a really good Martini.
Feliz Navidad Sheet Music

9 versions of 'Feliz Navidad' you never knew existed

KPCC news editor Oscar Garza may hate Jose Feliciano’s song, but he's found versions you never knew existed, from metal to reggae to "The Wiggles."
Dee Dee's Dive owner Dee Dee Baca channels The Bucket legend Julio.
The Bucket, the burger joint that graced, or greased, Eagle Rock since 1935, was shuttered this year, but rises again as Dee Dee's Dive.
Dave Van Ronk
R.H. Greene considers unsung folk hero Dave Van Ronk, who passed the torch to countless other musicians and inspired the latest film from Joel and Ethan Coen.
The Original Whistle Stop 1
As with any other hobby, model railroading can become a little bit of an obsession. Modelers readily spend top dollar for detail and craftsmanship.
Charlie Haden

Jazz great Charlie Haden plays Downtown LA's REDCAT

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson went to the Downtown L.A. theater for a rare performance of Haden's ensemble composed entirely of CalArts students.
Merry Lepper
Merry Lepper, now 71, accepts a commendation from Culver City for breaking distance running's glass ceiling in 1963.
Baldwin Hills Dam
On December 14, 1963 the dam in front of the Baldwin Hills reservoir broke. Rhea Coskey lost her home in the flood, and for the first time in 50 years, she's ready to talk about it.