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KPCC's John Rabe and Baldwin descendent Margaux Viera extricate themselves from Baldwin Lake at the LA County Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Aug. 23, 2016.
KPCC's John Rabe and Baldwin descendent Margaux Viera extricate themselves from Baldwin Lake at the LA County Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Aug. 23, 2016.
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You shouldn't modify the word “unique,” but if you could, you could say that singer Baby Dee is one of the most unique performers you’ll ever encounter ... The Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship ... Rabe wades into the LA County Arboretum's Baldwin Lake, which is in big trouble ... Film historian R-H Greene takes a new look at a long neglected late film by Orson Wellles, “Chimes at Midnight,” now in the Criterion DVD collection.