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One Thing: Sports

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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013.

Bill Plaschke, sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times talks about the rebirth of the Dodgers in 2013 that began with two words: Yasiel Puig. “He was surprising, he was crazy, he …

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One Thing: Dining

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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold talks about the “extreme locavorism” that has gripped the food scene here in Southern California. The idea that food should come from the area we …

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One Thing: Music

Posted December 27, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox remembers how the Rolling Stones “turned the town upside down” when they came to Los Angeles with a surprise concert at the Echoplex in Echo Park in April of …

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One Thing: Health

Posted December 27, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
Daniel Weintraub, from the California Health Report talks about why the Affordable Care Act is a “very big deal” here in California – more than anywhere else in the US. After the …

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One Thing: State Politics

Posted December 26, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
Barbara O’Connor talks about California’s positive year. “Our bond ratings have gone up, our unemployment rate has gone down, and now California is being touted as a model for the rest of …

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One Thing: Local Politics

Posted December 26, 2013 by | 2 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
“There’s probably no city in the country now whose labor movement is as strong and effective as the LA labor movement,” says Raphael Sonenshein, Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute at …

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One Thing: Education

Posted December 23, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
“Every parent, every student wants their school to be great. Every elected official wants the schools to be great,’ says LA School Report’s Jamie Alter Lynton. “The question is, ‘how do you get …

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One Thing: Science

Posted December 23, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
Los Angeles Times science writer Amina Khan talks about the how the Voyager Space Shuttle, despite being launched in the seventies, “is still going strong and is sending us back information from …

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One Thing: TV

Posted December 23, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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From politics and music to television, health and sports, what were the most important stories and trends of the year? Nine of our sharpest local observers weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2013. 
TV Guide’s Michael Schneider shares how the “Netflix effect” has impacted 2013.  “Executives are all having to adjust to this new reality, and it’s turning things upside down in terms of how do …

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One Thing: Media

Posted December 21, 2012 by , and | 1 Comment | ]
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 We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
Editor and Publisher of  MediaMoves.com Veronica Villafañe  on the one thing that made an impact in media in 2012 as networks realized that “they really need to address …

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One Thing: Health Care

Posted December 20, 2012 by , and | 0 Comments | ]
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We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
Dr. Glenn Braunstein, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Vice President of Clinical Innovation, says the Affordable Health Care Act is the …

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One Thing: Faith

Posted December 20, 2012 by , and | 2 Comments | ]
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 We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
Provost at Claremont Lincoln University, Philip Clayton says the “birth of interreligious identity” is the one thing that impacted faith and religion in 2012, explaining …

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One Thing: Science

Posted December 20, 2012 by , and | 4 Comments | ]
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We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
Senior Science Correspondent for The Huffington Post and the Host of “Talk Nerdy to Me,” Cara Santa Maria talks about the one thing that was …

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One Thing: Books

Posted December 19, 2012 by , and | 0 Comments | ]
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 We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012
Author Hector Tobar reflects on the books that made an impact on him in 2012. One is a story of war, and the other is …

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One Thing: Entertainment

Posted December 19, 2012 by , and | 0 Comments | ]
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 We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
Editor at large for the Hollywood Reporter and Host of The Business, Kim Masters says the one thing she’ll remember from 2012 was the acquisition of Lucasfilm …

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One Thing: Politics

Posted December 17, 2012 by , and | 1 Comment | ]
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We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
What can be learned by the passage of Proposition 30? Dr. Raphael J. Sonenshein, Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at CSU …

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One Thing: Design

Posted December 17, 2012 by , and | 0 Comments | ]
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We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
How do you make design functional and useful as well as delightful?  Art Center College of Design President, Lorne Buchman says that Apple has figured …

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One Thing: Music

Posted December 17, 2012 by , and | 1 Comment | ]
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We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
“The one thing that I really feel became more apparent than ever is the idea that people are interested in all kinds of music and …

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One Thing: Film

Posted December 17, 2012 by , and | 0 Comments | ]
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We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
Film Reporter at the Los Angeles Times, John Horn says China may surpass the United States as the most profitable movie market, making the Hollywood-China …

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One Thing: Sports

Posted December 17, 2012 by , and | 1 Comment | ]
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We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.
So what was the one thing that made a difference in L.A. sports? For Bill Plaschke, Sports Columnist at the Los Angeles Times, it was …

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