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Image of a total eclipse and text saying "total solar eclipse 2017"
Bob Timmermann, August 11, 2017

Here in Los Angeles, we’re known for the sun. We get a lot of it. It’s long been a selling point for people moving to the region.


Sanctuary Cities Map
Jack Stephens, January 30, 2017

President Donald J. Trump’s January 25, 2017 executive action threatening the withholding of federal funds to sanctuary cities, counties and states has raised again, perhaps as never before, the issue of local law enforcement involvement in immigration enforcement in the United States.


Magazine cover with headlines, White Sugar Denounced As Plague, Bragg Opens in New York: Clubs Carry On Teachings
Stella Mittelbach, June 24, 2016

For decades, Los Angeles (and the rest of Southern California) loved to market itself as a place where you could improve your health in the optimal climate of the region. (Pay no attention to the smog.) But much of the health information, good and bad, from the pre-smog era was hard to come by.


Central Library's Hope Street facade: sculpture of Nicholaus Copernicus
Bob Timmermann, September 25, 2015

If you enter the Central Library on Hope Street, there are six sculptures that appear on the facade of the building.


Book Cover
Bob Timmermann, August 10, 2013

Henrietta Lacks was a 31-year old woman from the Baltimore area who died from ovarian cancer back in 1951. Some cells from her body were taken, without her family's consent, by medical researchers shortly before she died.


Man Using a Tablet
Jack Stephens, July 17, 2013

If you're looking to keep up to date with computer and/or technology industry trends and trying to find a place in that industry, the Library has an electronic resource that is for you.


Blue, green and orange color ribbons to represent for genetic testings of cancers
Bob Timmermann, June 03, 2013

It took one New York Times op-ed piece by a very famous celebrity to show how the matter of our genes, genetic testing, health care system, and intellectual property system are all intertwined.


Classic Car
Bob Timmermann, April 30, 2013

As the numerous TV programs like “Antiques Roadshow” or “Pawn Stars” tell us, people have a great desire to find out what their stuff is worth. As librarians, we’re usually not qualified to make a judgment on most items.


Library Yurt
Andrea Borchert, February 20, 2013

Sometimes you wake up in the morning and decide you want to build a house. But you don’t just want to build any house. You want an amazing house. The Science, Technology & Patents Department has a collection of books that can help with that.


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