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Summary: In his vivid and thought-provoking filmmaking debut, physician Ryan McGarry gives an unprecedented access to America's busiest Emergency Department. Amidst real life-and-death situations, McGarry follows a dedicated team of charismatic young doctors-in-training as they wrestle with both their ideals and the realities of saving lives in a complex and overburdened system.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COD

Noguchi, Thomas T.

Summary: America's most controversial medical examiner explores the unanswered questions surrounding the deaths of Marilyn Monroe, Robert F. Kennedy, Sharon Tate, Janis Joplin, William Holden, Natalie Wood, John Belushi, and many of his other important cases Now, for the first time, Dr. Noguchi recounts his colorful and stormy career, explains his innovative techniques, and reveals the full story behind...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Road Media 2014

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Summary: "The story of Mexican immigrant women who were pushed into sterilization while giving birth at L.A. County hospital. Alongside intrepid young Chicana/o lawyers and a whistle-blowing doctor, the mothers stood up to powerful institutions in the name of justice"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NO NOT RATED

Summary: Sean Archer is a tough and rugged FBI Agent. He is still grieving for his dead son, Michael. Archer believes that his son's killer is now his sworn enemy and happens to be the very powerful criminal, Castor Troy. Archer corners Castor. Their fight knocks Troy out cold. Archer finds out that Troy has planted a bomb that will destroy the entire city of Los Angeles and all of its inhabitants. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FAC

Summary: Welcome to the future where biological warfare has decimated life on Earth. Los Angeles is a windswept ghost town where Robert Neville tools his convertible through sunlit streets foraging for supplies. He fends off attacks by The Family-- sinister neopeople spawned by the plague. He also becomes a man with a mission after meeting Lisa, another infected survivor, and guardian of some healthy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI OME

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TRU

Summary: Cutthroat defense attorney Sebastian Stark has made a career out of bending the rules, manipulating the system, humiliating prosecutors and getting ruthless criminals off the hook. But, with the blood of an innocent woman on his hands, Stark has a change of heart and takes a job with the Los Angeles District Attorney's high-profile crime unit, leading a promising but inexperienced team of young...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LAD

Grande, Reyna

Summary: From bestselling author Reyna Grandewhose remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us has become required reading in schools across the country comes an inspiring account of one woman's quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. When Reyna Grande was nine years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANDE, REYNA GRA

Sales, Nancy Jo.

Summary: The true story that inspired the Sofia Coppola film Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Orlando Bloom, Rachel Bilson: robbed. More than $3 million in stolen clothing, jewelry, shoes, and handbags reported missing. Who is behind one of the most brazen string of crimes in recent Hollywood history? Meet the Bling Ring: a band of club-hopping teenagers from the Valley with everything to lose. Over the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Summary: As a band singer is discovered and guided to heights of show-business success by an alcoholic ex-matinee idol, she performs one superb song after another in a production that exhilarates with its craft and style even as its story moves toward a heartbreaking finale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Star 2010

Fremon, Celeste.

Summary: This paperback edition of the book originally published in 1995 updates us on the lives of the East Los Angeles homeboys with whom Father Greg Boyle continues to work, allowing for an analysis as to how some former gang members are able to make it out, while others are not.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 259.5092 FRE

Summary: With Vince's star expected to rise even higher in the Hollywood firmament as a result of his starring role in a potential blockbuster titled "Aquaman," Eric, Drama, Turtle and Ari must find a way to keep stroking their golden goose while making sound decisions for a long-lasting career in a world of fleeting fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ENT

Summary: Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, an L.A. undercover agents change their faces along with their identities. One officer's liberal ingestion of the drug "Substance D" causes him to develop a split personality, a notorious drug dealer. Along with his superior officers, the police set up an elaborate scheme to catch his drug dealer alter-ego and tear down his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI SCA

Fadiman, Anne

Summary: When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents were part of a large Hmong community in Merced. The Hmong, traditionally a close-knit and fiercely people, have been less amenable to assimilation than most immigrants,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Noonday Press 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.461 FAD

Summary: Fishbone rose to become one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk, they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and political order of the music industry and the nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EVE

Summary: Documentary about a gang of kids who virtually revolutionized skateboarding with an aggressive style, awe-inspiring moves and street smarts, and in the process, transformed youth culture forever. Captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing, who used abandoned swimming pools to sharpen their skills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: Profiles the group of Los Angeles studio musicians known as the Wrecking Crew--featuring Tommy Tedesco, guitar, Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer, drums, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborne, bass--who played on many rock and pop hits during the sixties. Gifted, versatile, and possessing the knack for turning a simple tune into something memorable, the Wrecking Crew were the players who turned the Wall of Sound in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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Summary: Mirabelle, a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store, has two men in her life: wealthy divorcee Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous Ray, and her life takes a magical turn, but eventually she realizes that she must empower herself and make a choice between them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2006

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Summary: Jonathan Gold pulls back the curtain on the perceived superficiality of Los Angeles to show viewers a genuine and vibrant world where ethnic cooking is a kaleidoscopic doorway to the mysteries of an unwieldy city and the soul of America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CIT

Summary: There's plenty of hip-hoppenin' when Philip runs for Superior Court judge, Vivian develops a taste for sardines and Rocky Road, Hilary lands a gig as a TV weather reporter, and Will is ready to graduate and is checking out colleges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fr 3

Summary: The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GAR
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GAR

Summary: "The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EXI

Summary: Nancy is an iconic girl detective with a passion for mystery and all things old. Small-town Nancy is about to experience a serious case of culture shock as she heads to Hollywood on an extended business trip with her father Carson Drew. Having promised her father that she has given up sleuthing in favor of becoming a "normal" teenager, Nancy tries her best to resist the lure of the age-old...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE NAN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NAN RATED PG