James Rainey has covered multiple presidential elections, the war in Iraq, the foster care system and the environment. He was part of L.A. Times teams that won Pulitzer Prizes for coverage of wildfires, the 1994 Northridge earthquake and the 1997 North Hollywood shootout. He wrote the twice-weekly column, “On the Media.” He also reported on the film industry for Variety and on climate change for NBC News.
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The pandemic is far from over. But for scores of movie-crazed Angelenos, the reopening of multiplexes signals hope is on the way.
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Con el cierre previsto de las prisiones juveniles de California después de 80 años, los condados se apresuran a decidir qué hacer con los casos de delincuencia juvenil más difíciles.
With California’s youth prisons scheduled to close after 80 years, counties are rushing to decide what to do with the toughest juvenile crime cases.