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  • The FBI's man in L.A. on how to find the bad guys among us

    The FBI's man in L.A. on how to find the bad guys among us
    David Bowdich, assistant director in charge of the FBI's L.A. office, oversees the most populous beat in law enforcement — seven Southern California counties, some 44,000 square miles, and nearly 19 million people. He joined the bureau in 1995, and most recently headed the office's joint counter-terrorism task force, with its myriad local police agencies and a reach as far as terrorist investigations in Southeast Asia. Apart from the daily challenges of terrorism, crime and corruption, Bowdich hopes to create a staff that looks and sounds more like the population around it. To keep an ear to the ground in a place as diverse as this, you have to be able to understand what's being said.
  • Sam Smith wins 4 Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year

    Sam Smith wins 4 Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year
    On a Grammy night heavy on nostalgia and generally lacking in surprise, Beck bested heavily favored artists such as Beyonce and Sam Smith for album of the year. The 57th annual Grammy Awards gave Beck’s “Morning Phase” its highest...

    'Morning Phase' by Beck wins Grammy for album of the year

    The California singer-songwriter Beck has won the Grammy for album of the year for his disc, "Morning Phase." The mellow CD won the Grammy for best rock album earlier Sunday. "Morning Phase" has been described as a companion piece to Beck's 2002 album,...

    Grammys 2015: Beck wins the Grammy Award for album of the year

    Local singer-songwriter Beck won album of the year for his quiet, meditative “Morning Phase,” an album of hushed orchestrations that was critically lauded for its lush melancholia. “Morning Phase” was Beck’s first album-of-...

    Grammys 2015: Beck wins best rock album with 'Morning Phase'

    Grammys 2015: Beck wins best rock album with 'Morning Phase'
    More than two decades after “Loser,” Beck Hansen shows no sign of relenting in his quest for new vistas to explore and new thoughts on the human condition to share, all of which led voters to reward him with the rock album Grammy for “...