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Greater LA

Host Steve Chiotakis connects you to the people and places of Southern California.

There are 66,000 people experiencing homelessness in LA County.

How tough it is to coordinate all the hands working to solve LA homelessness

There are 66,000 people experiencing homelessness in LA County.

A new Instagram account called    Change the Museum    launched last month. Each post tells an anonymous story of discrimination at museums nationwide.

New Instagram account calls out discrimination and insensitivity at art museums

A new Instagram account called Change the Museum launched last month. Each post tells an anonymous story of discrimination at museums nationwide.

One of the biggest jail complexes in the world is located in downtown LA. Men’s Central Jail has enough space for more than 5,000 inmates.

LA County supervisors want to replace Men’s Central Jail with ‘Restorative Care Villages’

One of the biggest jail complexes in the world is located in downtown LA. Men’s Central Jail has enough space for more than 5,000 inmates.

As bars and restaurants reopened for dine-in service in June, hundreds of front-of-the-house workers bore the brunt of a new workplace.

Face shields, verbal abuse and persistent danger. Restaurant workers share their reopening stories

As bars and restaurants reopened for dine-in service in June, hundreds of front-of-the-house workers bore the brunt of a new workplace.

Last week, the food editor at the LA Times, Peter Meehan, resigned amid accusations of creating a toxic workplace culture.

The state of food journalism and Peter Meehan’s resignation from LA Times

Last week, the food editor at the LA Times, Peter Meehan, resigned amid accusations of creating a toxic workplace culture.

Williams was the architect of hundreds of buildings that shaped LA, including the LA County Courthouse. He worked with Pereira & Luckman on the Theme Building at LAX airport.

From LAX to Frank Sinatra's house, Paul R. Williams' architecture defined mid-century California

Williams was the architect of hundreds of buildings that shaped LA, including the LA County Courthouse. He worked with Pereira & Luckman on the Theme Building at LAX airport.

Cannabis dispensaries are an essential business that have remained open through the pandemic.

How LA weed regulators are trying to help people of color get dispensary licenses

Cannabis dispensaries are an essential business that have remained open through the pandemic.

The federal government    released new guidelines    that say international students must take a portion of their classes in-person in order to remain in the U.S.   
  This is a big…

ICE says foreign students must take in-person classes to remain in US

The federal government released new guidelines that say international students must take a portion of their classes in-person in order to remain in the U.S.  This is a big…

More than 1,900 coronavirus patients are currently lying in hospital beds in LA County. More than 500 of them are in the intensive care unit.

For some, surviving COVID-19 is the first step in a long road to recovery

More than 1,900 coronavirus patients are currently lying in hospital beds in LA County. More than 500 of them are in the intensive care unit.

Protests over police violence and officer-involved killings of Black people continued over the holiday weekend.

‘It did hit people differently than many of the murders we’ve seen.’ Melina Abdullah on death of George Floyd

Protests over police violence and officer-involved killings of Black people continued over the holiday weekend.

Orange County public health officials reported 663 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, with three more deaths. The change in hospitalized patients over a three-day period is up 12%.

Why Orange County officials have been downplaying COVID data

Orange County public health officials reported 663 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, with three more deaths. The change in hospitalized patients over a three-day period is up 12%.

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, there’s no telling when live music performances will come back.

What happened to the live music industry after the COVID pandemic hit

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, there’s no telling when live music performances will come back.

Options for watching professional sports are limited during this holiday weekend.

NBA prepares for ‘bubble season’ while MLB starts spring training in summer

Options for watching professional sports are limited during this holiday weekend.

What happens when the Fourth of July, a national holiday known for barbequing, fireworks, and partying, coincides with an international pandemic?

What to do (and avoid) this Fourth of July weekend

What happens when the Fourth of July, a national holiday known for barbequing, fireworks, and partying, coincides with an international pandemic?

The coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket across the county to more than 20%. Along with that rising number?

South LA volunteer group delivers groceries to communities of color

The coronavirus has caused unemployment to skyrocket across the county to more than 20%. Along with that rising number?

There are up to 2.5 million undocumented people living in California.

Only a fraction of undocumented immigrants have received disaster aid from California

There are up to 2.5 million undocumented people living in California.

Governor Gavin Newsom says the state is shutting down indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, museums and more    in 19 counties   , including LA…

Gov. Gavin Newsom orders closure of dine-in restaurants again to prevent July 4 crowds

Governor Gavin Newsom says the state is shutting down indoor operations at restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, movie theaters, museums and more in 19 counties , including LA…

The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up in LA County, as well as the infection rate.

COVID-19 numbers are up again — to levels not seen since April

The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up in LA County, as well as the infection rate.

Developed neighborhoods and cities, as innocuous or well-intentioned as they may seem, have contributed to the plight of African Americans and people of color.

Designing cities without Black consent upholds white supremacy, says urban planner

Developed neighborhoods and cities, as innocuous or well-intentioned as they may seem, have contributed to the plight of African Americans and people of color.

While Los Angeles does not feature statues of slave traders or Confederate generals, there are less obvious monuments to structural racism. Just turn to freeways.

LA freeways: The infrastructure of racism

While Los Angeles does not feature statues of slave traders or Confederate generals, there are less obvious monuments to structural racism. Just turn to freeways.