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SoCal figure skater Mirai Nagasu makes Olympic team

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| The Montebello native, along with Bradie Tennell and Karen Chen, will represent the U.S. at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February 2018.

Children's books in China vs. children's books in the US

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How much can you tell about a country from its kid lit? Psychology researchers decided to find out.

'Theater of Disappearance' is a theater of dissolution and decay

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Leaves dry out. Colors fade. Meat goes from red to gray in Adrián Villar Rojas' show. If you think it's spooky now, come back in a month or two.

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A show that looks at the art of politics in Los Angeles

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Some artists use their work to express political ideas and question authority. An exhibit currently at the Brand Library takes it a step further.

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How Jon Brion scored 'Lady Bird' to capture teenage angst

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The film's composer says he thought about the lead character having "that sort of aspirational feeling that you have when you're 17 — being sure you know everything about the world."

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​4 women accuse filmmaker Paul Haggis of sexual misconduct

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One of the women speaking out told The Associated Press that Haggis tried to sexually assault her. "I need to be inside you," she recalled him saying, before she managed to run away.

Labobatory's next-gen drinks are leading boba's second wave

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From Lebanese rose tea to horchata boba, the flavors at this San Gabriel shop have a distinct California spin.

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'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek has brain surgery

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The game show host announced that he'd had surgery for blood clots in his brain during the show's holiday break. We'll take "Recovery" for $100.

2 Encino streets are now named after the Doors

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A residential street in the San Fernando Valley now connects charismatic lead singer Jim Morrison with drummer John Densmore.