Business & Economy

A constant turnover of on-trend clothes, knockoffs of runway styles, all at knockdown prices.

from Design and Architecture

Imagine that you’ve just had a baby. The baby is three months premature, and both of you have to spend time recovering in the hospital.

from Greater LA

There’s a potentially monumental new agreement between the WNBA and its female basketball players. Top players could earn more than $500,000 per season.

LA Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike on new WNBA contract and fighting for women in the workplace

There’s a potentially monumental new agreement between the WNBA and its female basketball players. Top players could earn more than $500,000 per season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If you want to make six figures a year, you could try to become an air traffic controller, software developer, or nurse practitioner. Or you could apply to your local Taco Bell.

Taco Bell might start paying managers $100,000 per year

If you want to make six figures a year, you could try to become an air traffic controller, software developer, or nurse practitioner. Or you could apply to your local Taco Bell.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Around Southern California and at other tech hubs nationwide, video game workers (and other tech workers) are trying to unionize. Emma Kinema co-founded    Game Workers Unite!

How unionizing could change the lucrative video game industry

Around Southern California and at other tech hubs nationwide, video game workers (and other tech workers) are trying to unionize. Emma Kinema co-founded Game Workers Unite!

from Greater LA

In LA, choosing where to buy coffee is about more what that soy latte tastes like.   
  “I'll go to a spot where the coffee may not be that good, but the vibe is right.  ... I'll just…

Coffee shops in gentrifying neighborhoods: Why design matters

In LA, choosing where to buy coffee is about more what that soy latte tastes like.  “I'll go to a spot where the coffee may not be that good, but the vibe is right.  ... I'll just…

from Greater LA

Hollywood assistants have put up with abusive bosses and bad pay over the years. But in the era of #MeToo, a younger crop of assistants are pushing back.

Hollywood assistants push the industry to pay up

Hollywood assistants have put up with abusive bosses and bad pay over the years. But in the era of #MeToo, a younger crop of assistants are pushing back.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom launched a week-long homelessness tour today.

California has a huge budget surplus, so why isn’t more money going toward homelessness?

Governor Gavin Newsom launched a week-long homelessness tour today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his annual state budget today, which exceeds $220 billion. He wants to devote a billion of that to helping the homeless.

Gov. Newsom’s budget focuses on homelessness

California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his annual state budget today, which exceeds $220 billion. He wants to devote a billion of that to helping the homeless.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Americans owe more for their cars than at any other point in U.S. history.

The opposite sides of subprime auto lending

Americans owe more for their cars than at any other point in U.S. history.

from Greater LA

Many of us are slogging through our five-day, 40-hour work week after the holidays.

Why not a 4-day work week?

Many of us are slogging through our five-day, 40-hour work week after the holidays.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Leafly’s California Bureau Chief David Downs lays out what we can expect from this year’s cannabis market.

This Week in Weed: 2020 will make or break California’s legal cannabis market

Leafly’s California Bureau Chief David Downs lays out what we can expect from this year’s cannabis market.

from KCRW Features

California medical cannabis patients who can’t afford the new high prices of legal cannabis under Proposition 64 are turning to unlicensed weed farmers markets, fueling an underground…

Understanding the growing unlicensed weed market at an LA ‘Sesh’

California medical cannabis patients who can’t afford the new high prices of legal cannabis under Proposition 64 are turning to unlicensed weed farmers markets, fueling an underground…

from Greater LA

Publicly held companies in California have until January 1 to name at least one woman to their boards.

New California law calls for more women on corporate boards

Publicly held companies in California have until January 1 to name at least one woman to their boards.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Several new California laws go into effect in 2020.

Vox fires 200 freelancers because of new California law, and now the state faces a lawsuit

Several new California laws go into effect in 2020.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Publicly held companies headquartered in California have until January 1st to name at least one woman to their boards.

An end to all-male corporate boards in California

Publicly held companies headquartered in California have until January 1st to name at least one woman to their boards.

from KCRW Features

Less than a year ago, the San Francisco-based bakery Tartine opened inside the 40,000 square foot Row development in downtown LA. Now just 11 months later, Tartine is closing.

Popular bakery Tartine fails to survive downtown LA

Less than a year ago, the San Francisco-based bakery Tartine opened inside the 40,000 square foot Row development in downtown LA. Now just 11 months later, Tartine is closing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Starting January 1, 2020, Californians will be able to find out how much big tech knows about them.

California’s data privacy law puts you in control

Starting January 1, 2020, Californians will be able to find out how much big tech knows about them.

from KCRW Features

L.A.'s love affair with cars has been long and passionate. Maybe that's why so many of us are willing to go into debt to drive them.

Share your experiences: driving and debt

L.A.'s love affair with cars has been long and passionate. Maybe that's why so many of us are willing to go into debt to drive them.

from Greater LA

Kylie Jenner, Cardi B, and Amber Rose have all been paid promoters for Fashion Nova, a fast fashion company based in LA.

Instagram-famous fashion company is under investigation for underpaying workers in LA

Kylie Jenner, Cardi B, and Amber Rose have all been paid promoters for Fashion Nova, a fast fashion company based in LA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand