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Abby Sewell

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Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, covering LA County government

Abby Sewell on KCRW

To counter protests over another controversial shooting, LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell has released footage showing that a man killed on Saturday by deputies in Lynnwood had a pistol in his…

More Oversight for LA County Sheriff's Office

To counter protests over another controversial shooting, LA Sheriff Jim McDonnell has released footage showing that a man killed on Saturday by deputies in Lynnwood had a pistol in his…

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA lags behind NYC in the local filming of TV drama pilots, and LA County CEO Bill Fujioka plans to retire in November.

Fujioka Leaves, So Do TV Pilots

LA lags behind NYC in the local filming of TV drama pilots, and LA County CEO Bill Fujioka plans to retire in November.

from The Mixer

Few people may know the name of  LA's County Assessor , but few elected officials have as direct an impact on more people.

Most Powerful Jobs in America's Biggest County Are Up for Grabs

Few people may know the name of LA's County Assessor , but few elected officials have as direct an impact on more people.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers, nurses, librarians, and counselors went on strike this morning. They want a salary increase, smaller class sizes, and the hiring of more staff.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Soleil Ho and Tejal Rao belong to a new wave of food critics who are helping to redefine the craft.

from Good Food

LAUSD teachers were picket lines for a second day Tuesday.

from KCRW Features

Teachers are expected to be back in school on Wednesday. The negotiations ended at 6:15 am Tuesday, after 21 hours of talks, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been nearly four months since Alex Villanueva was sworn in as sheriff of LA County. He campaigned on a message of “reform, rebuild and restore.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Some people in Merced had high hopes for the bullet train, but now the Central Valley city will just be the terminus of a train line to nowhere.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The solution to Los Angeles traffic may be an unpopular one: charging people for using the roads in core districts at peak times.

from Design and Architecture

It’s no surprise that many of us make little effort to engage with our public institutions.

from Zócalo's Connecting California