David Pettit

senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council

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Senior attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council

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Los Angeles has yet again earned the dubious distinction as the nation’s capital for dirty air.

'Choked': Can LA clean its dirty air?

Los Angeles has yet again earned the dubious distinction as the nation’s capital for dirty air.

from Design and Architecture

The natural gas leak in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of L.A. County is turning into a major disaster. Thousands of residents have been moved out of their homes.

Checking In on the Porter Ranch Disaster

The natural gas leak in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of L.A. County is turning into a major disaster. Thousands of residents have been moved out of their homes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tesla is churning out its electrically powered cars in the Bay Area — a “green” product in what claims to be the “greenest” state in the nation.

California’s Courtship of Tesla Motors

Tesla is churning out its electrically powered cars in the Bay Area — a “green” product in what claims to be the “greenest” state in the nation.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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As it celebrates its 100 th birthday, UCLA can take pride in being the most important institute of higher education in the state.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Next week marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a time of prayer and reflection for roughly half a million Muslims living in Southern California.

from Greater LA

California has over 500,000 green jobs, with tens of thousands coming directly from state initiatives.

from KCRW Features

California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Federal immigration authorities drop off busloads of Central American migrants daily in San Bernardino and the Coachella Valley, where a local church is picking up the slack.

from Greater LA

LA’s homeless population grew by 16% in the city last year. Homelessness is up by 40% in Orange County, and 17% in San Francisco.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority released this year's homeless count today. It shows a 12% increase in L.A.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jonny Fair, like tens of thousands of others in LA County, is mentally ill and can’t hold a steady job. Now he’s at risk of losing his Long Beach apartment due to a rent increase.

from Greater LA