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Stories that use the tools of economics to explore hidden side of everything, telling you things you always thought you knew but didn't, and things you never thought you wanted to know, but do.

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A controversial bill that would force cities throughout California to build denser housing hit a wall last week.

from Greater LA

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The final episode of “Game of Thrones” aired Sunday after eight seasons.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole lot of characters saying "bend the knee" all the time, HBO's massive fantasy series is finally over.

'Game of Thrones' finale, season 8, episode 6: 'No one is very happy'

After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole lot of characters saying "bend the knee" all the time, HBO's massive fantasy series is finally over.

from NPR

Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.

Kamala Harris' first public campaign stop in LA

Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.

from Greater LA

This week has been a bad one for woman's reproductive rights and the health care providers who care for them.

Standing up for women

This week has been a bad one for woman's reproductive rights and the health care providers who care for them.

from Second Opinion

It is, every bit of it, the cat’s meow.

John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum

It is, every bit of it, the cat’s meow.

from Film Reviews

The work of catering chefs largely exists behind the scenes—especially where lavish dinners and high-profile fundraising events are concerned.

A glimpse inside the world of high-end catering

The work of catering chefs largely exists behind the scenes—especially where lavish dinners and high-profile fundraising events are concerned.

from Good Food

The life of LA chef   Roy Choi   seems ready made for TV. The Kogi founder went from a rough-and-tumble life in Koreatown to running an empire of restaurants and food trucks.

Roy Choi’s new TV show marries food and social change

The life of LA chef Roy Choi seems ready made for TV. The Kogi founder went from a rough-and-tumble life in Koreatown to running an empire of restaurants and food trucks.

from Good Food

Roy Choi’s new KCET show  “ Broken Bread ”  highlights the work of many individuals and organizations affecting social change through food.

Catering for a cause in the OC

Roy Choi’s new KCET show “ Broken Bread ” highlights the work of many individuals and organizations affecting social change through food.

from Good Food

With his new TV show, Roy Choi’s on a mission the broken and beautiful parts of Los Angeles.

Roy Choi’s Broken Bread, the catering biz, and Taqueando

With his new TV show, Roy Choi’s on a mission the broken and beautiful parts of Los Angeles.

from Good Food