Benjamin Gottlieb

Benjamin Gottlieb

KCRW Staff

Benjamin Gottlieb is an award-winning reporter and host from Los Angeles, California.

His work has been featured in a variety of news outlets, including the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, CNN International, NPR, PRI, Global Post and KCET Public Television, among others.

He currently covers immigration and immigrant communities for KCRW.

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For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…

Changes to LAPD budget get first hearing at City Hall

For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…

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It's been one year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in front of his clothing store in South LA. His death prompted weeks of vigils, parades, and countless murals honoring his work.

A year after Nipsey Hussle’s death, LA gangs agree to ceasefires

It's been one year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in front of his clothing store in South LA. His death prompted weeks of vigils, parades, and countless murals honoring his work.

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Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander has agreed to plead guilty to federal obstruction of justice.

Former LA City Councilman Mitchell Englander pleads guilty to obstruction of justice

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander has agreed to plead guilty to federal obstruction of justice.

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