Los Angeles

One homeowner was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home…

from Greater LA

Last summer, LA had 87 consecutive days bad air. It was the first time in decades. This week, we tied that record.

from Greater LA

President Donald Trump is in California for a slew of fundraisers. It’s his fourth visit since he became president.

Secrecy surrounds Trump's California fundraisers

President Donald Trump is in California for a slew of fundraisers. It’s his fourth visit since he became president.

from Greater LA

Billionaire real estate developer Geoffrey Palmer is hosting Trump's fundraiser Tuesday tonight in Beverly Hills. Tickets are going for as much as $100,000.

Why Geoff Palmer is one of Trump's biggest supporters

Billionaire real estate developer Geoffrey Palmer is hosting Trump's fundraiser Tuesday tonight in Beverly Hills. Tickets are going for as much as $100,000.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gwendolyn Lang has lived in her small, beige house in Gardena for 50 years. Now, despite the framed photos still on display, she’s moving out. Lang was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program called Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home improvements.

Effort to make LA more eco-friendly means foreclosure for one homeowner

Gwendolyn Lang has lived in her small, beige house in Gardena for 50 years. Now, despite the framed photos still on display, she’s moving out. Lang was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program called Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home improvements.

from Greater LA

Oscar Vargas races back into his U.S. Forest Service SUV, his previously relaxed demeanor jolted by a shot of adrenaline.

For forest firefighters, training plans can change in a split second

Oscar Vargas races back into his U.S. Forest Service SUV, his previously relaxed demeanor jolted by a shot of adrenaline.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom is staring down the barrel of some bills that seek to expand the state’s so-called “red flag” laws.

Governor Newsom may expand California’s 'red flag' law

Governor Gavin Newsom is staring down the barrel of some bills that seek to expand the state’s so-called “red flag” laws.

from Greater LA

When the Spanish built Mission San Juan Capistrano in 1776, they booted the local native tribe from its village on a piece of land that is now called the Northwest Open Space.

The push for a tribal park in San Juan Capistrano

When the Spanish built Mission San Juan Capistrano in 1776, they booted the local native tribe from its village on a piece of land that is now called the Northwest Open Space.

from Greater LA

Stiff martinis, red uniformed waiters, and Welsh rarebit.

For 100 years, Musso and Frank has been a Hollywood lodestar

Stiff martinis, red uniformed waiters, and Welsh rarebit.

from Good Food

This week the Market Report ventures out to the San Gabriel Valley—namely the   Alhambra Farmers Market  , which has long been a treasure trove of fresh Asian produce.

Market Report: Exploring the Alhambra Farmers Market

This week the Market Report ventures out to the San Gabriel Valley—namely the Alhambra Farmers Market , which has long been a treasure trove of fresh Asian produce.

from Good Food

Tensions between China and the U.S. are rising, rife with trade wars and combative speeches.

The close ties between China and California

Tensions between China and the U.S. are rising, rife with trade wars and combative speeches.

from Greater LA

California has become the third state this year - after New York and Oregon - to make advancements on statewide rent control.

State-wide rent control: Who wins, who loses?

California has become the third state this year - after New York and Oregon - to make advancements on statewide rent control.

from Greater LA

Beachy, laidback, charming and frightening. Santa Cruz is the scariest place in California.

The scariest place in the state

Beachy, laidback, charming and frightening. Santa Cruz is the scariest place in California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Vaping-related lung illness is responsible for at least 6 deaths nationwide. But cannabis industry leaders say their products are not to blame.

Is it safe to vape cannabis?

Vaping-related lung illness is responsible for at least 6 deaths nationwide. But cannabis industry leaders say their products are not to blame.

from KCRW Features

Maybe you have a reusable water bottle, and you skip the plastic bags at the farmers market or grocery store.

How to reduce your plastic waste in LA

Maybe you have a reusable water bottle, and you skip the plastic bags at the farmers market or grocery store.

from Greater LA

It’s been decades since recycling became a part of our daily lives and promised that we could live comfortably with the downside of our throwaway culture.

With less recycling and more plastic, state lawmakers push for action

It’s been decades since recycling became a part of our daily lives and promised that we could live comfortably with the downside of our throwaway culture.

from Greater LA

1919 was a breakthrough year for Los Angeles.

Celebrating 100 years of Henry Huntington's impact on LA

1919 was a breakthrough year for Los Angeles.

from Greater LA

President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.

Trump admin talks about moving California's homeless into federally-backed facilities

President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…

Would the new ‘gig worker’ bill stifle musical creativity?

A state bill called AB 5 would require businesses that rely on independent contractors to reclassify them as employees and offer benefits such as health insurance and sick pay. There’s…

from KCRW Features

For the past 15 years, journalist Jon Regardie has been reporting on Los Angeles and watching it change.

As its longtime editor leaves, what's the future of the LA Downtown News?

For the past 15 years, journalist Jon Regardie has been reporting on Los Angeles and watching it change.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand