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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

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: "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

Orlean, Susan

10 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "Orlean chronicles the LAPL fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives; delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity; brings each department of the library to vivid life through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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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: 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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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

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: Step inside a madhouse of horror and experience the chilling new incarnation of TV's most daringly provocative series. The sins of the past haunt the present at the notorious Briarcliff home for the criminally insane, ruled with an iron fist by Sister Jude. Forbidden desire and terrifying evil lurk around every corner, from alien abduction to demonic possession to a skin-wearing psychopath...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2013

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

Orlean, Susan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, patrons and staff outside of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm. As one fireman recounted, "Once that first stack got going, it was 'Goodbye, Charlie.'" The fire was disastrous, reaching 2000 degrees and burning for more than seven hours. It consumed four hundred...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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Orlean, Susan

Summary: "On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual false alarm. As one fireman recounted later, "Once that first stack got going, it was 'Goodbye, Charlie.'" The fire was disastrous: it reached 2000 degrees and burned for more than seven...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 027 ORL

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

Rehder, William J.

Contents: Smitty's mistake -- Everybody likes Eddie -- Casper -- The Hole in the Ground Gang -- Insiders -- Shoot-out in North Hollywood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1552 REH

Rehder, William J.

Contents: Smitty's mistake -- Everybody likes Eddie -- Casper -- The Hole in the Ground Gang -- Insiders -- Shoot-out in North Hollywood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1552 REH

Campagna, Dominique.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: D. Campagna 1975

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3714 Campagna

Summary: A tough Hong Kong cop and a fast-talking LAPD detective join forces to solve the kidnapping of a chinese diplomat's daughter, despite the fact that they can't stand each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1999

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Rush 2001

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD R

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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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD S

Summary: Fodor's Los Angeles keeps pace with this fast-changing cultural capital. With more than 45 million visitors each year, the City of Angels has it all, including unbeatable beaches, iconic theme parks and studios, stunning architecture, and world-class museums and concert halls. This travel guide includes: - Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information - Hundreds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of Internet Brands, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 CALIFORNIA LOS

Parker, T. Jefferson.

Summary: Sheriff's deputy Charlie Hood is transferred to the supposedly quiet desert community of Antelope Valley, only the quietness is shattered one night during a routine call: someone guns down his partner, Terry Laws, in their patrol car. Hood is out to find the killer Wild West style.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: M Par

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

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

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