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Here Are The Stories We're Following Today, Feb. 18

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Hope you enjoyed the long weekend! We know we did. Now, it’s back to the grind… and the news.

Covering Today:

  • Reporter Sharon McNary brings us the story of activists in Torrance who are fighting to prevent toxic chemicals from being used at the area's refinery.
  • We explore the work of Rocio Navarro, a healing artist and L.A. native, who has developed a unique practice of water healing specifically for women and genderqueer people.
  • Reporter Brianna Lee offers up voter guides for two of the LAUSD Board races in the March primary, which is shaping up to potentially be the most expensive LAUSD primary ever.

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