Alissa Walker

urbanism editor, Curbed

Guest

Urbanism Editor at Curbed; former Urbanism Editor for Gizmodo; design writer for publications like Fast Company, Dwell, Wired, Details, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Times; co-founder of design east of La Brea, an organization that produces design events in Los Angeles; design journalist for DnA: Design and Architecture

Alissa Walker on KCRW

Many small businesses in Los Angeles County have been forced to assess whether they can weather the storm of the pandemic.

The case for not preserving every little building in LA

Many small businesses in Los Angeles County have been forced to assess whether they can weather the storm of the pandemic.

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LA Metro is expecting almost $300 million more in revenue than it expected, thanks to sales tax money.

LA Metro has more money than expected. Where should it go?

LA Metro is expecting almost $300 million more in revenue than it expected, thanks to sales tax money.

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KCRW’s Greater LA looks back at the year with its regular contributors.

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Eight oil platforms off California are set to be decommissioned in the next decade, but the fate of the structures themselves has yet to be determined.

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Gas prices just reached a record high, so California will return a big chunk of its budget surplus to drivers. But for super commuters, a $400 rebate won’t last two weeks.

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