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What your fellow humans want to know about voting in the primary election

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| Questions about the elections from Southern California voters and our answers will be updated every week leading up to California's primary election on June 5.

KPCC's leader Bill Davis announces plan to step down

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Bill Davis, the public radio executive who oversaw the transformation of KPCC from a small college-run station into one of Southern California's largest news organizations, announced Tuesday he plans to step aside sometime in the next 18 months.

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Women of LA's Skid Row tell their stories through the anger, despair on their faces

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One 51-year-old woman has been living on the streets for two years. "I've been raped, I've been stabbed, it's been hard out here for me," she says.

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Homelessness is down in LA for the first time in four years

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But the annual homeless count showed the number of people experiencing for the first time actually going up compared to last year.

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Your guide to the 2018 race for LA County sheriff

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There are three candidates running for Los Angeles County sheriff: two department veterans, Bob Lindsey and Alex Villanueva and incumbent Sheriff Jim McDonnell.

22 awesome things to do Memorial Day weekend

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From beer, vegan food and a celebration of the "Big Lebowski" to a retrospective on photographer George Rodriguez, this Southern California weekend has plenty to offer.

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LAist is coming back, while KPCC.org makes a change

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This website is changing, and we want to tell you why — and what comes next.

Former Bakersfield mayor Harvey Hall dies at 77

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He was nicknamed "Mr. Bakersfield" after serving as mayor of the city for 15 years. He also founded an ambulance company.

Girl burned after falling against beach fire pit

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She received first and second degree burns but was lucky an off-duty firefighter was on hand to help.