Los Angeles

Chef Josef Centeno says one thing’s for sure about Tex-Mex: it’s inauthentic.

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic Patricia Escárcega is back from maternity leave with a report from Lakewood .

from Good Food

If you’ve been following the new-look LA Times Food section, there’s a good chance you know  the name   Lucas Kwan Peterson  .

A new web series mines LA’s unsung neighborhoods for good eats and stories

If you’ve been following the new-look LA Times Food section, there’s a good chance you know  the name Lucas Kwan Peterson .

from Good Food

Did you tick the donor box when you got your driver’s license?

The big and shady business of organ harvesting

Did you tick the donor box when you got your driver’s license?

from Greater LA

In the Willmore neighborhood of Long Beach, countless people are waiting to enter a nonprofit called    Beacon for Him Ministries    (BHM).

Long Beach dock worker finds a higher calling: helping the homeless

In the Willmore neighborhood of Long Beach, countless people are waiting to enter a nonprofit called Beacon for Him Ministries (BHM).

from Greater LA

Desert X is a public art exhibition that happens every two years.

The controversial Desert X and Saudi Arabia collaboration

Desert X is a public art exhibition that happens every two years.

from Greater LA

California could use a lesson from elite fighter pilots who used to call the Golden State home.

Gunning for human excellence

California could use a lesson from elite fighter pilots who used to call the Golden State home.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Last week, 94 mayors of big cities from around the world gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark to talk climate change.

Mayor Garcetti on the role of cities in tackling climate change

Last week, 94 mayors of big cities from around the world gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark to talk climate change.

from Greater LA

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40%.

Money over privacy: more adults are living with their parents

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40%.

from Greater LA

If you're living at home with your parents, we want to hear from you. What are your top reasons for doing it? How do your parents feel about it?

Are you an adult living at home? What’s that like?

If you're living at home with your parents, we want to hear from you. What are your top reasons for doing it? How do your parents feel about it?

from Greater LA

California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed 18 housing bills to boost production of affordable housing.   
  These include a bill that limit cities’ ability to block new…

Changing the rules around affordable housing construction

California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed 18 housing bills to boost production of affordable housing.  These include a bill that limit cities’ ability to block new…

from Design and Architecture

The Trump administration wants to implement a new rule governing who is eligible for a green card: If an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely…

It’ll be tougher to get a green card if you use public assistance

The Trump administration wants to implement a new rule governing who is eligible for a green card: If an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely…

from Greater LA

Sources of so-called “forever chemicals” are all around us: non-stick frying pans, water-resistant clothing and carpeting, food packaging.

‘Forever chemicals’ discovered in California’s water supply

Sources of so-called “forever chemicals” are all around us: non-stick frying pans, water-resistant clothing and carpeting, food packaging.

from Greater LA

LA Metro has released a 169-page report titled "   Understanding How Women Travel   ."

Women feel less safe on public transit in LA, says new report

LA Metro has released a 169-page report titled " Understanding How Women Travel ."

from Greater LA

It’s much tougher to get a bacon-wrapped hot dog, a taco, or elote in Orange County than in Los Angeles.

Why it’s tough to be a street vendor in Orange County

It’s much tougher to get a bacon-wrapped hot dog, a taco, or elote in Orange County than in Los Angeles.

from Greater LA

Many businesses operating in Southern California have strong ties to China.

China’s political hard line impacts SoCal businesses

Many businesses operating in Southern California have strong ties to China.

from Greater LA

Chuck Tapia remembers the exact moment he told his wife it was time to pack their valuables in their cars and flee their home.

In Porter Ranch, residents return home after Saddleridge fire

Chuck Tapia remembers the exact moment he told his wife it was time to pack their valuables in their cars and flee their home.

from Greater LA

The stage at North Hollywood’s Palomino Club has hosted the likes of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Merle Haggard, and Linda Ronstadt.

Historic Palomino Club reopens Tuesday for a country music concert

The stage at North Hollywood’s Palomino Club has hosted the likes of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Merle Haggard, and Linda Ronstadt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

You’ve probably heard of César Chávez, the Mexican American labor organizer whose activism in Central California led to the creation of the United Farm Workers union.

The history of Filipino organizing in California

You’ve probably heard of César Chávez, the Mexican American labor organizer whose activism in Central California led to the creation of the United Farm Workers union.

from Greater LA

Civility, compassion, kindness. Is there a shortage of these today, particularly in public life? Jenifer and Matthew Harris seem to think so.

UCLA launches new institute to study kindness

Civility, compassion, kindness. Is there a shortage of these today, particularly in public life? Jenifer and Matthew Harris seem to think so.

from Greater LA