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Nina Agrawal

Nina Agrawal is a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. She previously reported for WLRN-Miami Herald News and for the Latin American affairs magazine Americas Quarterly. A Southern California native, Agrawal is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and School of International and Public Affairs.
Supervisors OK 19,000-home development at Tejon Ranch

The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve the 19,000-home planned community of Centennial on Tejon Ranch. The project, in the works for nearly two decades, has been controversial because of its location, which is far from urban and transit centers and sits in a "high fire hazard" area.

L.A. County closes 'nonessential' offices on day of mourning for Bush, and some residents aren't happy

Many Los Angeles County offices were closed Wednesday to honor the memory of President George H.W. Bush, prompting some concerns that those who rely on the county for services were being given short shrift.

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