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Why Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Again, LAPD Program Builds Community Bonds, Screenwriter Behind the Oscar-Nominated "Soul"




LAPD Sgt. Emada Tingirides hands out beaded bracelets and books to a girl in the Nickerson Gardens Housing Project in Watts. She coordinates the Community Safety Partnership program that focuses on building relationships in an area where distrust of the police runs deep.
LAPD Sgt. Emada Tingirides hands out beaded bracelets and books to a girl in the Nickerson Gardens Housing Project in Watts. She coordinates the Community Safety Partnership program that focuses on building relationships in an area where distrust of the police runs deep.
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Ask An Expert: How Concerned Should We Be That Coronavirus Cases Are Rising 

Coronavirus cases are ticking back up across the U.S. We check in on what that means for Southern California, and whether vaccination rates are steady enough to keep a 4th wave of this at bay.

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Amid Calls for Police Reform, One Program Stands as a Model

The LAPD's Community Safety Partnership Bureau has been celebrated for creating positive relationships in pockets with notoriously bad relationships with the police. 

LA County Doesn't Want the Courts Deciding How to Respond to Homelessness

The County of Los Angeles has asked to be dismissed as a defendant in an ongoing lawsuit the county, along with the city of LA are accused of bungling its response to the homelessness crisis. 

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Kemp Powers Has 'Soul' and Oscar Nom to Prove It 

One film that's getting attention this Hollywood awards season is "Soul." It was just nominated for THREE Oscars - best Animated Film, Best Original Score and Achievement in Sound. The Pixar movie is about a jazz musician named Joe Gardner who lands his big break until his life takes an unexpected detour. Kemp Powers is the co-writer and co-director of Soul. He also wrote and executive produced the Oscar-nominated Amazon movie One Night In Miami, which was based on his own play. 

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