Photo: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at a press conference following Los Angeles City Council's vote on whether to give final approval for the city's bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 25, 2017. (Lucy Nicholson/ Reuters)
Mayor Garcetti on housing, homelessness, and sanctuary rhetoric
From this Episode:
Mayor Garcetti on the future of LA and his leading role in California
LA Mayor Garcetti explains what the city must do to create more affordable housing and get the homeless out of tent encampments. We also ask whether he considers LA a...
13 min, 36 sec
Is the Ellis Act misused to bypass rent control laws?
Landlords are taking more rent-controlled apartments off the market than ever before. They’re using a state law called the Ellis Act. Last year, nearly 1400 units were...
5 min, 2 sec
Suspicion grows around spies in Washington DC
With the Trump administration’s ties to Russia under scrutiny, some Washington DC residents are re-examining their own encounters with foreign diplomats. Those meetings may...
8 min, 20 sec
In 'Exit West,' a pair of young refugees are on the run
In Mohsin Hamid’s new novel “Exit West,” a young couple flees their war-torn home, and through mysterious doors, they arrive in Greece, then London, then California. Their...
13 min, 25 sec