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Sam-Omar Hall

Sam-Omar Hall is a multiplatform editor for the Los Angeles Times. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he covered local news in Oakland and San Francisco. He covered campus, city and state news in Madison, Wis., for the Daily Cardinal student newspaper, where he also served as editor-in-chief. His work has appeared in the Wisconsin State Journal, Billboard and on Capital Public Radio, among others.
Fresh out of prison, a former lifer finds his footing training for the L.A. Marathon

Nearly 30 years ago, Gilbert Anthony Romero was sent to prison for murder at age 19. Now, released on parole, he’s reflecting on his crimes, trying to build a new life — and running the L.A. Marathon.

LAUSD strike dancers get viral boost from Rep. Ocasio-Cortez

A supportive tweet from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends LAUSD strike dancers at Venice High School into the social media stratosphere.

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