Nithya Raman is the new City Council member representing LA’s District 4, which covers Griffith Park, Silver Lake, the Hollywood Hills and part of Koreatown. The urban planner from Silver Lake is replacing incumbent David Ryu, who held the seat for years. She talks to KCRW about getting involved with politics, addressing homelessness in LA, and how progressive values were reflected in the 2020 election.
Nithya Raman on progressive values and change for LA
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Veterans Row: A protest encampment outside the West LA VA might soon move inside
On this Veterans Day, KCRW re-broadcasts a story from August 24, 2020 : On San Vicente Boulevard in Brentwood, there’s a homeless encampment that’s hard to miss. While...