Los Angeles

The late ‘80s and early ‘90s were tough on African-Americans in the inner city.

from Design and Architecture

This Tuesday through Thursday, Los Angeles County will conduct its annual “point in time” count of people experiencing homelessness around the region. We get the basics.

LA County conducts annual homeless count this week

This Tuesday through Thursday, Los Angeles County will conduct its annual “point in time” count of people experiencing homelessness around the region. We get the basics.

from Greater LA

Poet Bridgette Bianca recently performed at Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in South LA.

Poet Bridgette Bianca on connecting through spoken word

Poet Bridgette Bianca recently performed at Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in South LA.

from Greater LA

Officers are accused of using bogus info to boost stats of traffic stops. As a result, 20 officers have been taken off the streets.

LAPD officers investigated for lying. That’s progress, says civil rights attorney

Officers are accused of using bogus info to boost stats of traffic stops. As a result, 20 officers have been taken off the streets.

from KCRW Features

The Major League Baseball cheating scandal is getting bigger and weirder. Three team managers were fired this week.

MLB cheating scandal: What does it mean for the Dodgers going forward?

The Major League Baseball cheating scandal is getting bigger and weirder. Three team managers were fired this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The fundraiser was at the home of Lynda and Stewart Resnick, owners of the Wonderful Co.

Jan. 17: Mike Bloomberg fundraising in Beverly Hills

The fundraiser was at the home of Lynda and Stewart Resnick, owners of the Wonderful Co.

from News Stories

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

FLy Over All Traffic (FLOAT) is angling to begin flying passengers above L.A.’s congested freeways later this year.

Ever dreamed of flying over LA traffic? There’s a new company for that

FLy Over All Traffic (FLOAT) is angling to begin flying passengers above L.A.’s congested freeways later this year.

from Greater LA

Tens of thousands of people are expected to gather this Saturday in downtown for the fourth annual Women’s March LA.

Why the Women’s March is still relevant

Tens of thousands of people are expected to gather this Saturday in downtown for the fourth annual Women’s March LA.

from Greater LA

Downtown LA’s Arts District has been turning into the hippest of hip meccas with happening hotels, restaurants, retail, and office space.

Changes are coming to the Firehouse restaurant and Arts District

Downtown LA’s Arts District has been turning into the hippest of hip meccas with happening hotels, restaurants, retail, and office space.

from Greater LA

In a perverse way, California’s booms are harder on its people than its busts.

Surviving the good times

In a perverse way, California’s booms are harder on its people than its busts.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The nonprofit Compost LA maintains community gardens where residents can drop off food scraps, but many are at capacity, and cities have different rules on what’s allowed to go into…

Composting in LA isn’t as easy as it sounds

The nonprofit Compost LA maintains community gardens where residents can drop off food scraps, but many are at capacity, and cities have different rules on what’s allowed to go into…

from Greater LA

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

“   Parasite   ,” a black comic thriller by South Korean director Bong Joon Ho, recently earned several Oscar nominations, including Best Production Design.

‘Parasite’ house is an example of modernist architecture

“ Parasite ,” a black comic thriller by South Korean director Bong Joon Ho, recently earned several Oscar nominations, including Best Production Design.

from Greater LA

Santa Monica is worried about people’s happiness, and has founded an Office of Civic Wellbeing.

Is it always sunny in Santa Monica? The city works to improve citizens' well-being

Santa Monica is worried about people’s happiness, and has founded an Office of Civic Wellbeing.

from Design and Architecture

Starting this year, new homes built in California are meant to generate as much energy as they take off the grid.

Netflix’s home puts a new angle on solar

Starting this year, new homes built in California are meant to generate as much energy as they take off the grid.

from Design and Architecture

Major League Baseball found that in the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros concocted a scheme -- using video cameras and garbage cans -- at their home stadium to steal pitching…

Did the Astros cheat the Dodgers out of the World Series?

Major League Baseball found that in the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros concocted a scheme -- using video cameras and garbage cans -- at their home stadium to steal pitching…

from Greater LA

2019 was a tough year for the media landscape. An estimated 7,000 jobs were lost, and many publications went dark.

New tech-focused journalism site, dot.LA, takes off

2019 was a tough year for the media landscape. An estimated 7,000 jobs were lost, and many publications went dark.

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