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Earthquake Preparedness, Biden v. Harris, Pageant Of The Masters




A resident and a cameraman look at damage to the Kaiser Permanente Building following the Northridge earthquake, on January 17, 1994. The earthquake measured 6.6 on the Richter scale and was centered in the San Fernando Valley.
A resident and a cameraman look at damage to the Kaiser Permanente Building following the Northridge earthquake, on January 17, 1994. The earthquake measured 6.6 on the Richter scale and was centered in the San Fernando Valley.
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We look at how former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris are doing in the Democratic presidential contender race. Plus, how Angelenos are preparing -- or not -- for The Big One following the 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Ridgecrest. And, the Pageant of the Masters returns to Laguna Beach.

State of Affairs

Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris soars in national polls following last week's Democratic debates.

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Earthquake Preparedness

A 6.4 magnitude quake shook Southern California on Independence Day, and it's a good reminder for people to be prepared for when the Big One hits.

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2020 Census and the Citizenship Question

The plot thickens in the Trump administration's effort to get a controversial question on citizenship into the 2020 Census. It had until today to give a federal judge a new reason for adding it.

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California Dream: Van Life

The California Dream used to be a car and a house. But for some people, today, the dream is a car that IS your house. These are not people pushed by high rents to live in their car. They are people who choose it. 

Ballpark

In honor of the Fourth of July weekend, we revisit a conversation with author Paul Goldberger on his book Ballpark. The book chronicles the history of baseball, as told through the stories of the ever-changing ballparks where the game was and is currently played.

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Pageant of the Masters

For art lovers craving something outside the box, there's a show this summer with your name on it. The Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach is all about bringing famous and local works of art to life with real people. About 140,000 people are expected to see the annual show, which opens this weekend and runs through August 31.

Weekend Preview

The best events to do this holiday weekend in Southern California.

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